An iPhone hotspot vulnerability that Apple hasn't fixed yet breaks your ability to connect to wireless networks, requiring a factory reset to restore Wi-Fi functionality.
iPhone hotspot connections have become more secure and private thanks to built-in support for the improved WPA3 security protocol in the iOS 15 and iPadOS 15 updates.
All iPhone models from the iPhone 12 onward can use a faster 5GHz Wi-Fi band to boost hotspot tethering performance. But if your client devices encounter issues with the 5GHZ band, you can always set your Personal Hotspot to use a slower 2.4GHz Wi-Fi band. Follow along to learn how to switch between 2.4GHz and 5GHz bands for the iPhone hotspot tethering.
You might use the Personal Hotspot feature on your own device so that you have a data connection if you’re without internet. So it’s nice to know that you can do the same for your family; meaning, they can share yours.
If you use Family Sharing, setting this up is simple and your family members can join without the password. Here, we’ll show you how to share your Hotspot with your family members.
After refreshing my Cydia sources this week, I happened upon a peculiar package dubbed Harpy by iOS developer midnightchips. But more importantly, I was pleasantly surprised after tapping on the package to learn more about it.
As it would seem, Harpy is a lightweight networking app that can help you control the users on your local Wi-Fi network or Personal Hotspot. Right out of the box, Harpy provides users with the following features:
Your iPhone’s Personal Hotspot password is displayed as a string of text in the Settings app, which means anyone can look over your shoulder and figure out your password without you knowing.
A new free jailbreak tweak called MaskedHotspotPass by iOS developer Andreas Henriksson helps to do away with this problem by concealing your Personal Hotspot password from the preferences pane.
Personal Hotspot is an incredibly convenient feature that comes bundled into your iPhone; it lets you share your iPhone’s data connection with other devices, effectively transforming it into a wireless modem, as long as it has service from your carrier.
As convenient as it might be, it can sometimes come with headaches from not working as expected. In this piece, we’ll talk about some common troubleshooting steps for problems related to Personal Hotspot on your iPhone.
When T-Mobile announced its upcoming ONE service that'll give all customers “unlimited” 4G LTE data, eagled-eyed readers discovered in the fine print that mobile tethering is limited to sluggish 2G speeds, with 5GB of 4G LTE tethering sold as a $15 add-on. Today, the carrier clarified that ONE would include unlimited tethering at 3G speeds at no additional cost after all while unveiling ONE Plus upgrades with unlimited 4G LTE tethering, daily HD passes and more.
If you ever wanted to buy a cellular iPad but couldn't wrap your head around forking out an extra $130 for LTE functionality, AT&T has you covered.
Here at the Consumer Electronics Show in Las Vegas, the #2 U.S. wireless carrier announced a new case that gives Wi-Fi-only iPads the ability to connect to its high-speed 4G LTE network.
It's basically a case with an integrated mobile LTE hotspot and it's available in several editions, including versions for the iPad Air and iPad Air 2, as well as all three generations of the iPad mini.
Instant Hotspot is a great new feature that allows you to connect to your iPhone’s Hotspot for instant Internet access with zero configuration. As long as your Mac running OS X Yosemite and iPhone running iOS 8 are connected to the same iCloud account, and both devices have Bluetooth enabled, you can quickly tap into your iPhone’s Internet connection from your Mac.
iPhones and iPads have long had a feature called Personal Hotspot for tethering your cellular data connection to a Mac or another device over Bluetooth, USB or Wi-Fi. To setup the personal hotspot, users had to navigate to settings and toggle on the feature. Then, the device would appear as a Wi-Fi network or under network services in settings if connected using USB…