Mobile hotspot
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Apple iPhone 4

Mobile hotspot

How to set up your device as a mobile hotspot to share your data connection with Wi-Fi-capable devices.

  1. Use your AT&T device as a mobile Wi-Fi hotspot to share your data connection with Wi-Fi-capable devices such as: other smartphones, tablets, netbooks, MP3 players, and more.
    Note: Eligible data plan required, learn more.
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  2. To set up Personal Hotspot, tap Settings.
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  3. Tap Cellular.
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  4. Tap Personal Hotspot and turn it on.
    Note: After configuring Personal Hotspot, you can directly access the settings from Settings > Personal Hotspot.
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  5. When the Hotspot is enabled, the Notifications bar will turn blue while on the home screen. The number of connected devices will be displayed below the time.
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  6. You can change your Wi-Fi password by tapping Settings.
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  7. Tap Personal Hotspot.
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  8. Tap the Wi-Fi password.
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  9. The name of the hotspot network will be the name of the device. To change this, from the home screen, tap Settings > General > About > Name.
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  10. To turn the hotspot off, tap the Settings > Personal Hotspot > tap the Personal Hotspot switch.
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