Turn Your Phone into a Hotspot

Turning Your Phone into a Hotspot

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With schools transitioning to remote learning due to COVID-19 related school closures, there are still many students and families that find it challenging to access to internet connectivity for their laptops and Chromebooks.

Here are easy step-by-step guides on how to do that for both Apple (iOS) and Android devices:
One solution is to turn your mobile phone into a hotspot (if it has internet connectivity).

Instructions for iOS/iPhone:


1. Go to "Settings"

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2. Click on "Personal Hotspot"

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3. Slide on "Allow Others to Join"

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Make sure to remember the password or change it to something you and/or your child can remember.

4. Connect to Wi-Fi on your computer/laptop/Chromebook and look for your phone’s hotspot.

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5. Enter the correct password and you should be all set!

Instructions for Android devices:


1. Go to "Settings"

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2. Select "Network & internet"

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3. Click on "Hotspot & tethering"

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4. Click on "Wi-Fi hotspot"

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5. Turn it on by clicking on the switch

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You can change the hotspot name and password as indicated in the image above.

6. Connect your computer, laptop, or Chromebook.
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