Share your iPhone Internet connection
Use Personal Hotspot to share your iPhone Internet connection. Computers can share your Internet connection using Wi-Fi, Bluetooth, or a USB cable. Other iPhone, iPad, and iPod touch devices can share the connection using Wi-Fi. Personal Hotspot works only if iPhone is connected to the Internet over the cellular data network.
Share an Internet connection
Go to Settings > Personal Hotspot, then turn on Allow Others to Join.
Note: This feature is not available with all carriers. Additional fees may apply. Contact your carrier for more information.
After you turn on Personal Hotspot, you can connect other devices in the following ways:
Wi-Fi: On the device, select your iPhone in the list of available Wi-Fi networks, then enter the password when asked.
To find the password, go to Settings > Cellular > Personal Hotspot on your iPhone.
With Family Sharing, you can share your Personal Hotspot with any member of your family. Tap Family Sharing, turn on Family Sharing, then tap the name of a family member to share automatically or after they ask for approval. See Set up Family Sharing on iPhone.
Bluetooth: On iPhone, go to Settings > Bluetooth, then turn on Bluetooth.
To pair and connect iPhone with your Bluetooth device, refer to the documentation that came with your device.
USB: Connect iPhone to your computer using the cable that came with it. In your computer’s Network preferences, choose iPhone, then configure the network settings.
Note: When a device is connected, a blue band appears at the top of the iPhone screen. The Personal Hotspot icon appears in the status bar of iPhone, iPad, and iPod touch devices using Personal Hotspot.
On models with Dual SIM, Personal Hotspot uses the line selected for cellular data.
Change the Wi-Fi password for iPhone
Go to Settings > Cellular > Personal Hotspot > Wi-Fi Password.
Enter a password of at least eight characters.
Change the name of your Personal Hotspot
You can change the name of your Personal Hotspot by changing the name of your iPhone.
Go to Settings > General > About > Name.
Monitor your cellular data network usage
Go to Settings > Cellular > Usage. See View or change cellular settings on iPhone.