Use these steps to connect:
- Wi-Fi. On the device that you want to connect to, go to Settings > Cellular > Personal Hotspot and make sure that it's on.
- Bluetooth. To make sure that your iPhone or iPad is discoverable, go to Settings > Bluetooth and stay on that screen.
Keeping this in view, is a hotspot a router?
A hotspot is a physical location where people may obtain Internet access, typically using Wi-Fi technology, via a wireless local area network (WLAN) using a router connected to an internet service provider.
What is the bridge mode on a router?
Setting your Linksys Smart Wi-Fi Router to Bridge Mode is applicable when you want to: Connect two (2) routers with the capability of sharing the network resources. Use the router as an additional access point on an existing network. Connect the router to a modem/router from your Internet Service Provider (ISP)
Can I use my phone as a modem?
Then plug in your Android smartphone using the USB cable. Open Settings > More > (under the Wireless and networks menu) Tethering and mobile hotspot and then select USB tethering. Now when you jump onto your Mac and select System preferences > Network, you should see your smartphone at the top of the connections.