A. There are two ways you can use your smartphones to tether (share internet access with other devices):
1. Use a Tether App
Download one of the following apps to your phone which can turn it into a hotspot and tether:
- PdaNet: free
- TetherMe: $5.00
- CarrierCrack: $3.00
2. Configure Your Phone
You can start with calling your wireless carrier and ask how to turn your phone into a hotspot and then follow the instruction
If you have a shared plan, you can do it by yourself:
Got o Settings, then "Personal Hotspot", slide the button to the right. You are done. Your other devices, such as a laptop could detect your phone, just enter the WiFi password, you will have a hotspot in use.
b. Android Phones
Go to Settings, under "Wireless and Network", select "More", then "Portable hotspot". Check the box next to "Portable Wi-Fi hotspot", tap the hotspot notification, and select "Set up Wi-Fi hotspot". You are done.