Prior to this time, on Android phones, the Bluetooth tethering feature was limited to sharing mobile data with other devices. However, on new Android models, the functionality of this feature has broadened beyond data sharing. Now you can use Bluetooth tethering to share the range of your Wi-Fi connection to other devices.

Compared to traditional Wi-Fi hotspots, Bluetooth tethering is a slower form of connectivity making it not ideal. However, there are occasions when using Bluetooth tethering makes sense and is necessary. You may need to do this if your phone does not support WI-FI Sharing over WI-FI hotspot, or to conserve battery.

In this guide, we’ll walk you through how to do this.

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