1. pogeypre's Avatar
    Very confusing. No Hotspot on my iPhone 4 after doing the 4.3 update. Am I missing something?
    03-09-2011 03:54 PM
  2. klcrow8690's Avatar
    You must set it up first by going to Settings > General> Network > Set up personal hotspot

    After that it will appear at the top of the main settings screen
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    03-09-2011 03:57 PM
  3. Ipheuria's Avatar
    It's either something that has to be supported by the Carrier or having your 3G turned off doesn't give you that option. I don't have the option I don't have a data plan on the phone but I thought I would atleast get to see the settings. I guess I'll find out when I get a data plan in a week or so.
    03-09-2011 04:06 PM
  4. pogeypre's Avatar
    You must set it up first by going to Settings > General> Network > Set up personal hotspot

    After that it will appear at the top of the main settings screen
    Yep, I am an *****... lol. Thanks!
    03-09-2011 04:07 PM
  5. Spat's Avatar
    Ok, please help me out here. Probably very dumb question. I have unlimited data on our 4 iPhones on family plan. If we are traveling and grandson has iPad can he connect to our iPhones through hotspot without it costing me even more money. I sure don't want to lose unlimited. Thanks for all the help provided here.
    03-09-2011 04:12 PM
  6. touchyphone's Avatar
    Ok, please help me out here. Probably very dumb question. I have unlimited data on our 4 iPhones on family plan. If we are traveling and grandson has iPad can he connect to our iPhones through hotspot without it costing me even more money. I sure don't want to lose unlimited. Thanks for all the help provided here.
    Short answer, no.


    Long answer, noooooooooooooooooooooooooooooo.
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    03-09-2011 04:15 PM
  7. Spat's Avatar
    Thanks. I figured that but sure was hoping there was a way.
    03-09-2011 04:26 PM
  8. touchyphone's Avatar
    Thanks. I figured that but sure was hoping there was a way.
    No worries.
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    03-09-2011 04:47 PM
  9. klcrow8690's Avatar
    No problem at all

    To the other problem... It is possible with jailbreak, but otherwise, with stock iPhone, and the unlimited plan, no.
    03-09-2011 05:23 PM
  10. Gemmini's Avatar
    I set it up and it showed up in the settings a hotspot but only for bluetooth and usb no wifi!! Anyone else have this issue?
    03-09-2011 06:29 PM
  11. stkywik's Avatar
    Ok, please help me out here. Probably very dumb question. I have unlimited data on our 4 iPhones on family plan. If we are traveling and grandson has iPad can he connect to our iPhones through hotspot without it costing me even more money. I sure don't want to lose unlimited. Thanks for all the help provided here.
    Even with the unlimited data plan, you would have to pay AT&T an extra (I believe) $20/month to use your phone as a personal hotspot to dole out the data you've already paid for. Lovely, ain't it?

    If you haven't already updated to 4.3, you can jailbreak your phone and there are apps for purchase that will allow you to use your phone as a personal hotspot without paying AT&T a monthly charge.
    03-09-2011 06:31 PM
  12. billyeha66's Avatar
    Even with the unlimited data plan, you would have to pay AT&T an extra (I believe) $20/month to use your phone as a personal hotspot to dole out the data you've already paid for. Lovely, ain't it?

    If you haven't already updated to 4.3, you can jailbreak your phone and there are apps for purchase that will allow you to use your phone as a personal hotspot without paying AT&T a monthly charge.
    I just got off of the phone with a AT&T rep (from another country of course) and was told that it would cost me an additional $45 monthly and I would lose my unlimited data plan! WTF is up with AT&T??
    03-09-2011 10:42 PM
  13. AStranger's Avatar
    I just got off of the phone with a AT&T rep (from another country of course) and was told that it would cost me an additional $45 monthly and I would lose my unlimited data plan! WTF is up with AT&T??
    AT&T got rid of the unlimited plan and so you have to change plan in order to get the Wifi hotspot/tethering feature. That's just the way it goes with grandfathered plans.
    03-10-2011 10:01 AM
  14. pogeypre's Avatar
    It does kind of suck to lose your unlimited plan, but thems the breaks. As for me, I have never had an unlimited plan with ATT, so no worries.
    03-10-2011 11:56 AM
  15. Gemmini's Avatar
    No one else having a missing hotspot?
    03-10-2011 10:41 PM
  16. muckdog's Avatar
    I was facing the exact same situation, wondering if I should upgrade to 4.3 or just jailbreak 4.2.1 and install MyWi. I don't want to lose the unlimited data plan by upgrading to a tethering plan. That's the bottom line!

    (I suppose that will happen when 4G data comes to ATT, but why rush it now with 3G data..?)
    03-11-2011 02:36 AM
  17. Hack-My-i's Avatar
    How do i say this... ATT Tethering is a RIPPPPPPP OFFFFFFFFFFFFFFFFFFF!!
    03-11-2011 03:48 PM
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