On your iPad, go to ‘Settings’ > ‘Mobile Data’ or ‘Settings’ > ‘Personal Hotspot’
Tap the slider next to ‘Allow Others to Join’
Other devices can now join by searching for the hotspot using WiFi, Bluetooth or a USB
How do I connect when using an iPad as a hotspot?
Use ‘Family Sharing’ to get everyone online
Get the entire household online by allowing family members to join your Personal Hotspot.
- On your Personal Hotspot device go to ‘Settings’ > ‘Personal Hotspot’ > ‘Family Sharing’
- Turn on ‘Family Sharing’
- Tap the name of each person in your home, while deciding if they need approval to join your hotspot automatically
How do I know my iPad is working as a hotspot?
When you have created the WiFi hotspot on your iPad, it’s been turned on and has devices connected to it, the status bar will turn blue and display the number of connected devices.
You can turn off the hotspot just as easily: Go to ‘Settings’ > ‘Personal Hotspot’ and switch to ‘Off’