Personal HotSpot On/Off - Apple® iPhone® 4
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Personal HotSpot On/Off - Apple® iPhone® 4

This shows you how to turn the hotspot feature on your iPhone 4 on/off.

Note When Personal Hotspot service is enabled (On), other WiFi services are disabled.

Note If Personal Hotspot is not available from the settings screen, refer to Set Up Personal Hotspot - Apple iPhone 4 for assistance.

Note For USB tethered connections, iTunes must be installed on the computer. Refer to Download and Install iTunes for assistance.

Note To determine the device software version, refer to View Software Version.

Device Software Version iOS 6
Device Software Version iOS 7

 

Device Software Version iOS 6

  1. From the home screen, select Settings.
    Settings
  2. Select General.
    General
  3. Select Cellular.
    Cellularl
  4. Select Personal HotSpot.
    Select Personal Hotspot
  5. Verify Personal HotSpot is enabled.
    Note Drag the Personal HotSpot switch to ON to enable.
    Enable Disable Personal Hotspot
  6. If prompted, select the appropriate setting.
    Turn on Wi-Fi
    Personal HotSpot available over Bluetooth, USB, and Wifi
    Bluetooth and USB only
    Personal Hotspot available over Bluetooth and USB only
    Note The USB connection will be visible in the computer's network connections. To verify the connection, refer to Verifying Connected Networks - Macintosh or Verifying Connected Networks - Windows.
    select setting

 

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Device Software Version iOS 7

  1. From the home screen, select Settings.
  2. Select Cellular.
  3. Select Personal HotSpot.
  4. Verify the Personal HotSpot switch is enabled.
    Note Enabled when the switch is in the green position.
  5. If prompted, select the appropriate setting.
    Turn on Wi-Fi
    Personal HotSpot available over Bluetooth, USB, and Wifi
    Bluetooth and USB only
    Personal Hotspot available over Bluetooth and USB only
    Note The USB connection will be visible in the computer's network connections. To verify the connection, refer to Verifying Connected Networks - Macintosh or Verifying Connected Networks - Windows.

 

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Last Modified: February 20, 2014
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