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Can I make my mobile phone a hotspot to be used by my laptop, tablet?

Can I make my mobile phone a hotspot to be used by my laptop, tablet?

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Re: Can I make my mobile phone a hotspot to be used by my laptop, tablet?

Depends on the phone model. If your phone is hotspot capable, you would need a tethering data plan which is different from standard data plans.
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Re: Can I make my mobile phone a hotspot to be used by my laptop, tablet?

With the new shared data plans that are coming out this month, I don't think you will need the tethering option.
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Re: Can I make my mobile phone a hotspot to be used by my laptop, tablet?


FredW wrote:
With the new shared data plans that are coming out this month, I don't think you will need the tethering option.

correct, the new shared plan includes hotspot and tehtering even down to the 1GB plan

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