Apple iPad 4

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Personalise your tablet

Use your tablet as a personal hotspot

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

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Find "Personal Hotspot"
Press Settings.
Press Personal Hotspot.
Turn on Wi-Fi hotspot
Press the indicator next to "Personal Hotspot" to turn on the function.
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.
Return to the home screen
Press the Home key to return to the home screen.
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.
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