Apple iPhone 4s
There are situations in which we do not have a Wi-Fi connection, either because we are away from home or outside work or because there is a network problem, or we are in a second residence, and we need to connect from a computer / laptop, a tablet or a television to watch our favorite series or movies using the internet connection of our Apple iPhone 4s.
Fortunately if you have a SIM card with data rate on your Apple iPhone 4s you can share Wi-Fi and surf the internet from another device by following the steps below:
If, on the other hand, what you need is to see or share the password of a Wi-Fi network to which you are connected with your Apple iPhone 4s to connect another device without having to type the password or look for it on the router, see the Share Wi-Fi key tutorial.
Table of Contents:
Estimated time: 10 minutes.
1- First step:
First of all check that you have 3G / 4G / 5G mobile connectivity activated on your Apple iPhone 4s. To do this, with the Apple iPhone 4s unlocked, you can slide your finger from the bottom of the screen up, the shortcuts to device settings will be displayed. The antenna symbol should be green as in the following image, if not, press to activate it.
2- Second step:
On your Apple iPhone 4s go to settings, this is the gear icon you will find on the home screen.
3- Third step:
Click on the "Personal access point" section that you will find when you enter the Apple iPhone 4s settings.
4- Fourth step:
Activate the option "Allow others to connect" by pressing the button that appears on the right, your Apple iPhone 4s will automatically generate a password for this shared Wi-Fi connection, if you want to change it, see the next step.
5- Fifth step:
If you want to change the password for one that is easier to remember or more complicated, click on the password.
6- Sixth step:
Change the password to the one that is most convenient for you, you can use letters, numbers and special characters. Once you have finished editing, press "OK" in the upper right part of the Apple iPhone 4s.
You already have the option to share the internet connection activated from your Apple iPhone 4s, now you must configure this Wi-Fi connection on the other device, be it a mobile phone, tablet, PC, television, etc.
1- From the Wi-Fi settings of your computer or the other device from which you want to connect to the internet, search for the Wi-Fi network with the name: “iPhone 4s of XX” (or the name you have defined for your device).
2- Enter the password that appears on your Apple iPhone 4s in the "Wi-Fi Password" section, either the one that comes by default or the one that you have entered manually.
1- Link the Apple iPhone 4s to the computer.
2- From the Bluetooth settings of the Apple iPhone 4s, press Link or enter the code displayed on the computer.
3- Connect the Apple iPhone 4s to the computer.
1- Plug in the Apple iPhone 4s to the computer.
2- From the list of network services in the settings, choose Apple iPhone 4s.
The Apple iPhone 4s have the following network connectivity to be able to share the internet: GSM / CDMA / HSPA / EVDO
2G connectivity: GSM 850 / 900 / 1800 / 1900
3G connectivity: HSDPA 850 / 900 / 1900 / 2100
Network speed: HSPA 14.4/5.76 Mbps
WLAN: Wi-Fi 802.11 b/g/n| hotspot
Bluetooth: 4.0| A2DP| LE