How-to Turn your iPhone into a WiFi HotSpot

Jailbreaking allows you to install numerous apps that dramatically increases possibilities of using your iPhone. As i have already mentioned while writing about the Benefits of Jailbreaking , Cydia has tons of apps to fulfill your purpose , and one of my favorite is MyWi.

What is MyWi ?

MyWi is a jailbreak app that allows you to both tether your iPhone and create a WiFi Hotspot so you can share your Internet connection with other computers / WiFi enabled devices around you. The idea of having the iPhone as a WiFi hotspot is amazing . It saves you money on buying a real router.


Benefits of using MyWi :

Just think of it this way. You checked in a hotel which doesn’t provide WiFi. You got a local sim card and a data plan. MyWi will turn your iPhone into a hotspot so that you and your friend can access internet on their Ipod .Your iPhone can connect all WiFi devices within its reach simultaneously over WiFi 2.4 Ghz.

How to Install MyWi ?

  1. You must have a jailbroken Iphone
  2. Now launch Cydia and look for “MyWi”
  3. This app costs like $9.99 . Purchase – Install – Reboot
  4. Now Launch MyWi and apply custom settings to your – hotspot name – channel – WEP Security
  5. Enable USB / Bluetooth tethering

Note : Running a router of your iPhone sucks battery . Just keep it plugged in to power to enjoy uninterrupted use.

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Update :

MyWi costs 19.99$ and not 9.99$ . Thanks for pointing that out Don Sciacca [one of our valued reader].