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618 Views 7 Replies Latest reply: May 9, 2013 9:04 PM by vanderst RSS
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May 9, 2013 7:49 AM

how do I turn my mobile hotspot on.  I just purchased a new iphone 5 and need to use my iphone as a hotspot to get online with my ipad.  I don't see where the network settings to use my phone as an internet access point.  Could someone please give me step by step instructions.  I appreciate your time.  Thank you.  I am setting in a KOA traveling and access to the internet through my iphone would be so nice.

iPhone 5, iOS 6.1
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  • kb1951 Level 4 Level 4 (3,765 points)
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    May 9, 2013 8:43 AM (in response to vanderst)

    A mobile hotspot needs to be configured through your carrier. Have you asked them to add it to your phone plan?

  • wjosten Level 10 Level 10 (91,280 points)
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    May 9, 2013 8:45 AM (in response to vanderst)

    Whether you have a setting for Personal Hotspot or not is controlled by your carrier. Personal Hotspot must be supported by your carrier & provisioned on your account. So, contact your carrier & see if they support Personal Hotspot, & if they do, make sure it is properly provisioned on your account.


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