While on the go, you may want to use the internet on your Windows PC from an iPhone with a 3G / 4G subscription so you can work on the go. The built-in iPhone hotspot feature in iPhone / iPad allows you to share your iOS device’s Internet connection with other devices.
When it comes to mobile data sharing, you can share your internet connection via Wi-Fi, Bluetooth or a USB cable.
In this guide, we will see how to set up a personal hotspot on your iPhone / iPad and then connect your Windows 10 laptop to your iPhone’s hotspot.
Method 1: Connect Windows 10 PC to iPhone’s hotspot via Wi-Fi
Step 1: First of all, you need to turn on both Wi-Fi and Bluetooth on your iPhone. You can do that by opening Settings and turning on Wi-Fi and Bluetooth.
Step 2: Next, turn on Personal Hotspot on your iPhone. To do that, navigate to
Settings > Personal Hotspot .
Please note that the Personal Hotspot option will not be available when mobile data is turned off. So, if you cannot access Personal Hotspot, it is possible that mobile data is turned off.
Step 3: Turn on the Personal Hotspot option. You will now see the default password for the hotspot.
If Wi-Fi and Bluetooth are disabled on your iPhone, you will get the following message.Tap Turn on Wi-Fi and Bluetooth preferences to turn them on and Turn on Wi-Fi and Bluetooth .
Step 4: On your Windows 10 PC, make sure Wi-Fi is turned on. To do so, open Settings > Network & Internet > Wi-Fi,and make sure the Wi-Fi option is turned on.
Step 5: Click on the Wifi icon of your iPhone broadcasting in the system tray area of the taskbar and then click on your iPhone entry. Click the Connect button.
Step 6:When you are asked to enter a password, please enter the password that you can see in the Personal hotspot section of iPhone settings (Settings> Personal Hotspot).
That’s it! You can now browse the web on your Windows 10 PC using your iPhone’s Internet connection.
Method 2: Connect your Windows 10 laptop to the iPhone’s hotspot with a USB cable
If for some reason you cannot connect your Windows 10 laptop to the iPhone hotspot, you can use the iPhone’s USB cable to connect your Windows 10 laptop to the iPhone hotspot. do not have any problems.
Step 1:Download the latest version of iTunes on your PC and install the same.
Step 2: Connect your iPhone with Windows 10 laptop using the charging cable. If you get the following screen on your iPhone, tap Trust.
Step 3: On your iPhone, navigate to Settings > Personal Hotspot. Again, if you can’t access Personal Hotspot, turn on mobile data.
Step 4: Next, navigate to Settings > Personal Hotspot . Turn on Personal Hotspot.
Step 5: Your Windows 10 laptop will automatically connect to your iPhone’s hotspot now.
You can start web browsing on your Windows 10 laptop right now.