Apple iPhone 6 Plus
Apple iPhone - Personal Hotspot Settings
Apple® iPhone® - Personal Hotspot Settings
For USB tethered connections,
iTunes must be installed
on the computer.
The info below applies to the following models:
iPhone X / XS / XS Max / XR
iPhone 8 / 8 Plus
iPhone 7 / 7 Plus
iPhone 6 / 6 Plus / 6s / 6s Plus
iPhone 5 / 5c / 5s
iPhone 4 / 4s
From the Home screen, navigate:
If previously activated, skip to
If Personal Hotspot isn't available, ensure that it's
If prompted, select the appropriate setting:
The Personal Hotspot activation process may take several minutes.
Turn on Wi-Fi and Bluetooth
Personal Hotspot available over Bluetooth, USB, and Wi-Fi
Personal Hotspot available over USB only
The USB connection is visible in the computer's network connections. To verify, refer to:
Verify Connected Networks - Macintosh
Verify Connected Networks - Windows
Verify the Personal Hotspot switch is turned on
If Wi-Fi is turned off, a pop-up window alerts you that the hotspot is available only for Bluetooth and USB. Tap
Turn on Wi-Fi
to change setting.
To change the Wi-Fi password, edit the info then tap
The password must contain at least 8 characters.