Setup a Hotspot on the iPhone 6s Plus

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Steps

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    On your cell phone, tap on "Settings"
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    Now, choose "Cellular"
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    Then, choose "Cellular Data Network"
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    Next, scroll to the bottom to find "PERSONAL HOTSPOT"
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    Under "PERSONAL HOTSPOT" you will see a field "Username"
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    Tap it once. A keyboard will pop up.
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    Type in the "Username"
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    It can be any username you want. For this tutorial, I will write "mike". There is no need to enter any password here.
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    When you've finished, tap on "Cellular" to go back to "Cellular" options
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    Then, tap on "Settings" to go back to "Settings"
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    Reopen "Cellular"
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    You will see a new option, which is "Personal Hotspot"
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    Tap it once.
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    Turn the hotspot on by tapping the toggle next to "Personal Hotspot" until it turns green
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    You can also change "WiFi Password"
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    Tap it once.
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    For this tutorial, I will set a simple password "mike2000"
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    Then, tap "Done"
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    The hotpot is enabled.
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    Now, let's go to the Mac computer and click WiFi symbol on the top of the screen
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    You will see an option to connect with iPhone.
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    Click on it once
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    A pop-up window will appear.
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    Type in the password that you have set for your hotspot
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    In my case it has been "mike2000".
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    Click "Join"
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    The iPhone will have a blue bar at the top indicating that there is one "Personal Hotspot" connection. The computer will show a little link over the WiFi symbol. Now, you can browse Internet as you would normally do using the data of the phone.
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    Open a browser on the Mac
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    Open http://visihow.com to go to the web site
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    If I come back to the home screen, you will note that the blue bar will stay at the top
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    If I ever want to access "Personal Hotspot" and make changes, tap on the blue bar
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