You can create your own Wi-Fi hotspot using your smartphone in just a few seconds.
If you find yourself trying to jump on Wi-Fi at a cafe, airport or hotel, chances are you already know how slow those networks can be. Worse, they can be insecure and vulnerable to hackers who might be trying to snoop your data.
If you're using a smartphone, you're surfing on wireless data networks that are faster than ever and can be much faster than a Wi-Fi hotspot, allowing you to finish downloading that movie just before you jump on a plane, or stream Netflix in the doctor's office.
If you have a data plan — we recommend having an unlimited data plan for Wi-Fi
We'll break this guide down into Android and iOS, so you can get started no matter the smartphone you're using.