1. vortexjackpot's Avatar
    I would like to use my iPhone 4 as a hotspot to watch Netflix with my Roku and also run our computers through it. We have 2 laptops and a desktop. I'm using straight talk as my phone carrier and have unlimited service plan My phone and iPad are jail broken and presently using the 7.1.1 version

    What are the steps to take?

    Thank you!
    01-11-2015 04:22 PM
  2. kch50428's Avatar
    If your current service plan allows it, personal hotspot can be done without a jailbreak. It's a choice in settings.
    01-11-2015 04:25 PM
  3. vortexjackpot's Avatar
    I understand. I guess I wasn't clear I want to do this for free. At no additional charge. Is that possible? Where are the settings?
    01-11-2015 04:49 PM
  4. kch50428's Avatar
    If you jailbreak, ther are apps available in Cydia like MyWi...
    01-11-2015 05:51 PM
  5. vortexjackpot's Avatar
    Thank you Kch, I've tried 1 before and fir some reason I had to reload all my apps and it never worked. That's why I was asking to get a step by step procedure how to do it
    01-11-2015 08:01 PM
  6. natasftw's Avatar
    Go into Cydia.
    Search MyWi
    Install
    Open MyWi
    Follow prompts.
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    01-11-2015 09:14 PM
  7. vortexjackpot's Avatar
    Do you think it will handle video like Netflix?
    01-12-2015 06:17 AM
  8. zerog46's Avatar
    All depends what your data speeds are. I've done this before when have had IP issues at home but I have VZW and get between 30 and 50 MB down.
    01-12-2015 07:42 AM
  9. vortexjackpot's Avatar
    Thanks zero. Do you have to pay for the hotspot or is there a way to get it for free. I'm tired of my provider raiding the bill each month claiming were using more GB when I don't see how. We had 6 children living in the house , all with smart phones, computers and TV. Never had an issue. There all gone , we switch providers and every month an extra charge and I have more DL speed than I had If I can use my iPhone at no extra charge would be sweet
    01-12-2015 09:25 AM
  10. DarlaMack's Avatar
    If you are using your Straight Talk phone with unlimited data as your hotspot device don't expect anything amazing. They slow down at around 2gb.
    01-12-2015 10:48 PM
  11. zerog46's Avatar
    $10 for the hotspot feature.
    01-12-2015 11:11 PM
  12. kizmet1313's Avatar
    I think the best App for that is PDANET from Cydia You can download it for free on one of the repo's.
    Last edited by kch50428; 01-24-2015 at 01:11 PM. Reason: piracy reference redacted
    01-23-2015 11:00 AM
  13. natasftw's Avatar
    I think the best App for that is PDANET from Cydia
    So far, I've seen 2/4 of your posts. One was terrible advice. This one advocates piracy. Knock that nonsense off.
    Last edited by kch50428; 01-24-2015 at 01:12 PM. Reason: piracy reference redacted
    01-24-2015 12:50 PM

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