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Terminal Set-up – Connect using Hotspot

Connect using Hotspot

This guide will explain on how to connect to your Personal Hotspot to substitute router and modem functionalities. We will be connecting iPad A and iPad B to your device’s personal hotspot. This is best done for temporary situations or for testing connectivity issues.

Step 1

In this scenario, we will be using an iPhone to transmit personal hotspot to iPad A and iPad B.
Go to settings in your iPhone, then select personal hotspot.

mobipos mobile personal hotspot wifi


Step 2

Your network name will appear in the highlighted text below.
In this scenario, your network name is “iPhone”.
Keep in mind the network name as you will be connecting to this network from iPad A and iPad B later on.
Click to turn on “Allow Others to Join” as highlighted below.

mobipos mobile personal hotspot


Step 3

Take note of the Wi-Fi password as you will need to input it into iPad A and iPad B later on.
In this scenario, the password is “1234567890a”.

mobipos personal hotspot encryption ssid


Step 4

On your iPad A, go to settings, and then click on Wi-Fi.

mobipos personal network hotspot


Step 5

You will see a list of Wi-Fi connections available within your vicinity.
Click on your device network name transmitting the personal hotspot.
In this scenario, the network name is “iPhone”.

mobipos password network personal hotspot


Step 6

iPad A will prompt for the Wi-Fi password on your screen.
Input the Wi-Fi password acquired during Step 3.
In this scenario the Wi-Fi password is “1234567890a”.

mobipos ssid personal hotspot


iPad A is now connected to your personal hotspot.

mobipos ssid password personal hotspot


For iPad B, repeat Step 4 to Step 6 to connect to your personal hotspot transmitting from your iPhone.
Upon connecting both iPads to this device personal hotspot, do remember to update terminal IP address in Settings -> Terminal of the app as the IP address of both devices have been changed.

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