Users' questions

Does 3 unlimited data include tethering?

Does 3 unlimited data include tethering?

Three lets all its new Pay Monthly phone and SIM-only customers use tethering (which it calls Personal Hotspot) as part of their plans. If you’re on an Unlimited data deal, you can tether your phone as much as you want with no extra cost.

Do you get unlimited hotspot with unlimited data?

So, yes: unlimited data plans usually do include Personal Hotspot. As long as you use less data than that, you’ll get the fastest possible speeds, including when using the hotspot. However, once you use more than 20GB of data in a month, your speed will be reduced (often to something slower than 3G speeds).

What kind of WiFi do you need for tethering?

Tethering can also be achieved using a wireless Wi-Fi connection or Bluetooth, depending on the connectivity specifications of the equipment that is to be used. Generally, if a device supports Wi-Fi you’ll also be able to tether your phone to it wirelessly. A smartphone makes for an ideal candidate for tethering.

What does it mean to tether a phone to the Internet?

Tethering a 3G or 4G phone means connecting the phone to another device so that the device can use the phone’s internet connection to get online. This can be achieved by using a USB connection, and have the phone act as a replacement for a regular modem or router.

How to share mobile connection by hotspot or tethering?

Share a mobile connection by tethering or hotspot on Android – Tether by USB cable 1 Using a USB cable, connect your phone to the other device. A “Connected as a…” notification shows at the top of the screen. 2 Open your phone’s Settings app. 3 Tap Network & internet Hotspot & tethering. 4 Turn on USB tethering.

Are there any downsides to using tethering?

There are downsides though. For one thing most tariffs don’t come with a huge amount of data and tethering can easily eat through that, especially as you’re likely to be using full desktop versions of sites, which use a lot more data than mobile versions.