When you’re tethering your iPhone to your Mac, trying to get some work done, it’s very easy to lose sight of what’s actually going in your Mac, silently, in the background. Dropbox might be running, syncing your files, so might iCloud Drive. Adobe might be downloading an update. An app might be syncing its own app data. And all of that is eating up data – your precious, expensive cellular data.
USB, Wi-Fi or Bluetooth: The Best way to tether to your iPhone or iPad’s data connection using Personal Hotspot
One of the cool things about an iPhone or a Cellular iPad is that it can also double up as a router, so you can use it’s cellular data connection to connect your other devices to the internet.
There are three ways to share your iPhone or iPad’s cellular data connection using the Personal Hotspot feature.