Here is the guide on how to enable Total Wireless Hotspot or Tethering for mobile data sharing on other lines.
Mobile data sharing or Hotspot or tethering is a very important feature on smartphones that brings Wi-Fi router functionality to so called smartphone. Now since I said 'Wi-Fi router' you might have understood that smartphones now include data sharing option, i.e., share your mobile Internet with your family and friends. But sadly, MVNO and other mobile networks in United States doesn't allow sharing of data until and unless its mentioned by network provider.
Hotspot on Total Wireless was announced in late 2019 and its only available on limited plans. Let me take you to the plans for which it's available.
Total Wireless Hotspot:
Good news is that you can now enable hotspot on Total Wireless phone and share data with other mobiles around. For that you will have to purchase any of the following plans -
|Total Wireless Plan with Hotspot||Hotspot Data Allowed|
|$33.20/month - Single Line Phone plan||5 GB|
|$47.50/month - Single Line phone plan||25 GB total up to 10 GB Per line|
|$57.00/month - Family Plan||30 GB; up to 10 GB per line|
|$80/month - Family Plan||60 GB; up to 10 GB per line|
|$95/month - Family Plan||100 GB; up to 10 GB per line|
Here is the guide on how to enable hotspot on Total Wireless -
- Total Wireless data sharing on iPhone
- Total Wireless tethering on Android Phones
You can choose how to tether by following 3 ways -
- Tether by Wi-Fi
- Tether by Bluetooth
- Tether by USB Cable
Total Wireless Tethering on iPhone:
Follow the process mentioned below in order to enable Wi-Fi tethering on Apple iPhone using Total Wireless SIM -
- Tap on your iPhone Settings > Cellular.
- Now tap on Personal Hotspot or Settings > Personal Hotspot.
There you will have the options and for full details refer to mobile data sharing on Apple iPhone.
Hotspot on Android Phones:
To enable hotspot on your Android smartphone, do the following -
- Open Settings and then select 'Network & Internet'.
- Select 'Hotspot & Tethering'
or Portable Hotspot and it depends various mobile phones.
- Now tap on 'Wi-Fi hotspot'
and this page will have option to enable it.
Total Wireless hotspot Not Working:
There are few reasons why hotspot might not be working on your mobile phone. Here are the few reasons why hotspot might not be working on your device -
- Either you don't have a plan with hotspot facility
- You might have consumed your data limits; please check above for the hotspot data caps on plans.
- Services may be down temporarily
Total Wireless hotspot Data Limit
There is data limits on how much data each of the hotspot plans is allocated.
Check out above mentioned plans and respective hotspot data allowed to know the limits.
Total Wireless Hotspot Refill
You can refill your plan with hotspot services directly online through their website or through the app. For web portal you can visit this page and login to refill.
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In both the process, you can set up hotspot with password and hotspot name of your own.
This post was last modified on March 25, 2021 11:34 AM