As you all may know, the iPad 3 has recently come out and created a lot of buzz with its new features. The new iPad not only has a longer battery life and a 5-megapixel-iSight camera, but it creates a new hotspot for Verizon carriers.

With the Verizon version of the new iPad, the consumer can use the Personal Hotspot, which is free on any data plan.

So you’re probably wondering what a Personal Hotspot is. Well in layman’s terms, a Personal Hotspot is when your iPad has a mobile Wi-Fi hotspot that you can share a 3G or 4G connection with up to five people. With this being said, Verizon would continue to have consumers buy their products for the Personal Hotspot.

So, let’s talk about how you can sign up to have the Personal Hotspot on your new iPad 3 with Verizon. Once you decided to get the hotspot, you would need to go visit the Verizon store or website. All you have to do is sign up for it and it should appear in the settings sidebar.

However, if the button for the hotspot doesn’t show up automatically after a couple of hours, don’t stress. All you have to do is follow these few steps:

  • First you have to go to the settings, go to General, and then go to Network. At the top of the panel is the Personal Hotspot button: tap that button.
  • When the button shows up, you can adjust the Wi-Fi on your setting connection.
  • Touch the Personal Hotspot button to turn on.  The Personal Hotspot setting panel will show up. Before you try anything else, make sure that you change the Wi-Fi password to something you will remember. If you don’t remember your password, it will be hard to use the Personal Hotspot because you won’t be connected to the Wi-Fi.

To reset your new password, tap on the Wi-Fi Password and enter the new password and then tap when you’re done.

  • Once you have reset your password, your Wi-Fi is now ready to share and connect. Just tap the Personal Hotspot button and you’re ready to go!

You can also use Personal Hotspot through your Bluetooth or USB cable as long as you have a Wi-Fi connection.

By following these few short steps you will be ready to go with your new iPad 3!

The Personal Hotspot is a great investment to make. While using it you are open to endless opportunities that Wi-Fi allows. Making the step towards having the Personal Hotspot will be a good choice to make! Plus it’s free to use on any data plan.

Verizon made a wise choice to go with using the Personal Hotspot because they will draw more people into their company.  It is a great investment to have since Verizon is located almost anywhere across the United States.

So go out and purchase your iPad 3 through Verizon so that you can apply to get the Personal Hotspot!