If you are using Apple iPad, then you can use it as the Wi-Fi hotspot and share you iPad’s cellular data with the other Wi-Fi enabled devices like Laptops, smartphones and tablets. If your iPad is running on iOS 4.3 or later then you can set up your iPad as the personal Wi-Fi hotspot and connect to it with your devices. Once you setup the Wi-Fi hotspot , from the next time you can just turn it on and off and create the Wi-Fi zone simply. Below is the step by step procedure explaining how to create a Wi-Fi hotspot on your iPad.
How to use iPad as Wi-Fi hotspot
- First step is go to the Settings on your iPad, to do so tap on the settings icon in the menu.
- In the settings menu, click on the network and select General and access your iPad network settings.
- In the network menu, you will find personal hotspot button and tap on it, which is located halfway down the list of buttons in the Network settings menu.
- Now here the personal hotspot menu will appear.
- In the Hotspot menu at the top, by default it will be showing OFF and now you slide it to the left and it turns blue and gets on.
- If the above option ON/OFF is not available on your iPad, then your device will doesn’t support Wi-Fi hotspot capability. To add this option you can contact your network service provider to add this feature in your iPad’s data plan.
- Now setup the hotspot by creating the username and password for your personal Wi-Fi network and if anybody wants to access your network then they must know your Password.
Successfully you have created the personal Wi-Fi hotspot network on your iPad and now enjoy the iPad cellular internet on your other devices.