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Personal Hotspot with just WiFi??

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So my university has a specific type of wireless connection that requires extra security and login info. I can connect with my phone, but most gaming systems cannot connect to the university wifi.

I have not purchased a package or anything for personal hotspot. However, when I turned it on, it said it will go through wifi or bluetooth. I am currently connected to the wifi on my phone.

If I turn on personal hotspot, will it be free? Since I'm not using the phone's data, but the university wifi, and using my phone as a middle step to connect gaming systems to the university wifi.

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Re: Personal Hotspot with just WiFi??

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No.  It will not work that way.

If you use the Personal Hotspot feature on the phone, you will be using your cellular data.

The phone will not function as a "pass-through".

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