How to Get Wireless Internet Off Your iPhone


With the release of iOS 4.3, the iPhone officially added wireless tethering to its list of features. Wireless tethering allows you to use your iPhone as a portable wireless hotspot and utilizes your iPhone's cellular data connection. Now those who can't find a free Wi-Fi hotspot can connect to the Web using their iPhone. You can learn how to enable wireless Internet tethering on your iPhone in just a few steps.

  • Tap the "Settings" icon on your iPhone's home screen to enter the Settings menu.

  • Select "Network," then "Personal Hotspot" to view your iPhone's Personal Hotspot settings.

  • Tap "Wi-Fi Password" and enter a password for your iPhone's wireless hotspot. This step is optional but highly recommended to prevent unauthorized use of your iPhone's data connection.

  • Press the "Off" button in the "Personal Hotspot" section to change the switch from OFF to ON. Your iPhone's wireless Internet hotspot is now active.

  • Connect to the "iPhone" wireless network on your PC, laptop, tablet or other device to begin utilizing the iPhone's Internet connection.

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