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« on: August 14, 2019, 04:05:22 pm »

Connecting to Instant Hotspot with your Mac is a breeze

How do I connect to Instant Hotspot with my Mac? You'll need to adjust some setting on your iPhone first!

Instant Hotspot is part of Continuity, and lets you share the data connection from your iPhone or cellular iPad with your Mac or other devices. It's different from Personal Hotspot, which requires a password and connects like a standard Wi-Fi router, in that it uses your Apple ID for authentication, Bluetooth Low Energy (BT LE) for rapid connection, and Wi-Fi for data transfer. So it's much faster and more convenient, but it's really only meant for your devices.

Instant Hotspot requirements
How to enable Instant Hotspot on your iPhone or cellular iPad
How to use Instant Hotspot to tether your Mac to your iPhone or cellular iPad
Instant Hotspot requirements

Instant Hotspot broadcasts availability using Bluetooth Low Energy, authenticates by Apple ID, and transfers data using Wi-Fi. In order for Instant Hotspot to work, your iPhone(s), iPad(s), and Macs need to be:

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