Apple iPhone XR

Apple iPhone XR

iOS 13.0

Use your Apple iPhone XR iOS 13.0 as a personal hotspot

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When you use your phone as a personal hotspot, you can share your phone's internet connection with other devices via Wi-Fi. To use your phone as a personal hotspot, you need to set up your phone for internet.

Step 1 of 9

Find "Personal Hotspot"

Press Settings.

Step 2 of 9

Find "Personal Hotspot"

Press Personal Hotspot.

Step 3 of 9

Key in the password for personal hotspot

Press Wi-Fi Password and key in the required password.

Step 4 of 9

Key in the password for personal hotspot

Press Done.

The password prevents others from accessing your Wi-Fi hotspot without your approval.
Step 5 of 9

Turn on Wi-Fi hotspot

Press the indicator next to "Allow Others to join" to turn on the function.

Step 6 of 9

Turn on Wi-Fi hotspot

If Wi-Fi is turned off, press Turn on Wi-Fi and Bluetooth.

Step 7 of 9

Turn on Wi-Fi hotspot

If Wi-Fi is turned on, press Wi-Fi and USB Only.

Step 8 of 9

Return to the home screen

Slide your finger upwards starting from the bottom of the screen to return to the home screen.

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Step 9 of 9

Establish connection to Wi-Fi hotspot from another device

Turn on Wi-Fi on the other device.
Find the list of available Wi-Fi networks and select your own Wi-Fi hotspot.
Key in the password for your Wi-Fi hotspot and establish the connection.
When the connection is established, you can access the internet from the other device.

1. Find "Personal Hotspot"

Press Settings.
Press Personal Hotspot.

2. Key in the password for personal hotspot

Press Wi-Fi Password and key in the required password.
Press Done.
The password prevents others from accessing your Wi-Fi hotspot without your approval.

3. Turn on Wi-Fi hotspot

Press the indicator next to "Allow Others to join" to turn on the function.
If Wi-Fi is turned off, press Turn on Wi-Fi and Bluetooth.
If Wi-Fi is turned on, press Wi-Fi and USB Only.

4. Return to the home screen

Slide your finger upwards starting from the bottom of the screen to return to the home screen.

5. Establish connection to Wi-Fi hotspot from another device

Turn on Wi-Fi on the other device.
Find the list of available Wi-Fi networks and select your own Wi-Fi hotspot.
Key in the password for your Wi-Fi hotspot and establish the connection.
When the connection is established, you can access the internet from the other device.
Apple iPhone XR