Apple iPhone 5c

Apple iPhone 5c

How to share internet on an Apple iPhone 5c

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 5c.

Fortunately if you have a SIM card with data rate on your Apple iPhone 5c you can share Wi-Fi and surf the internet from another device by following the steps below:

Estimated time: 10 minutes.

1- First step:

First of all check that you have 3G / 4G / 5G mobile connectivity activated on your Apple iPhone 5c. To do this, with the Apple iPhone 5c 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.

Network connection

2- Second step:

On your Apple iPhone 5c go to settings, this is the gear icon you will find on the home screen.

Settings icon iOS

3- Third step:

Click on “Personal Hotspot”.

Personal Hotspot

4- Fourth step:

Activate the option “Allow Others to Join”, your Apple iPhone 5c will automatically generate a password for this shared Wi-Fi connection, if you want to change it, click on the password and modify it.

Personal Hotspot

5- Fifth step:

You already have the option to share the internet connection activated from your Apple iPhone 5c, now you must configure this Wi-Fi connection on the other device, be it a mobile phone, tablet, PC, television, etc.

To connect via Wi-Fi:

1- Select “iPhone 5c of XX” (the name of your device)in the Wi-Fi settings of your computer or the other device from which you want to connect to the internet.

2- Enter the password that appears in your Apple iPhone 5c when required.

To connect via Bluetooth:

1- Link the Apple iPhone 5c to the computer.

2- In the Apple iPhone 5c, press Link or enter the code displayed on the computer.

3- Connect the Apple iPhone 5c to the computer.

To connect via USB:

1- Plug in the Apple iPhone 5c to the computer.

2- From the list of network services in the settings, choose Apple iPhone 5c.

The Apple iPhone 5c have the following network connectivity to be able to share the internet: GSM / CDMA / HSPA / LTE

2G connectivity: GSM 850 / 900 / 1800 / 1900 - all versions

3G connectivity: HSDPA 850 / 900 / 1700 / 1900 / 2100 - A1532 (GSM)| A1532 (CDMA)| A1456

4G connectivity: LTE band 1(2100)| 2(1900)| 3(1800)| 4(1700/2100)| 5(850)| 8(900)| 13(700)| 17(700)| 19(800)| 20(800)

Network speed: HSPA 42.2/5.76 Mbps LTE Cat3 100/50 Mbps EV-DO Rev.A 3.1 Mbps


Bluetooth: 4.0| A2DP| LE

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