making hot spot automatically connect to non apple devices is this possible?

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Hi, is this possible? if so how do I do this? Thanks for your help.

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Submitted by a king in the north on Saturday, February 13, 2021

No, unfortunately. This works through your iCloud account only.

Submitted by Scott Davert on Wednesday, February 17, 2021

Member of the AppleVis Editorial Team

It can work, but it's not very reliable at all. I have had success sometimes connecting my home PC and another device requiring Hotspot access... Neither were connected to my iCloud account. Anyway, I often find that I need to reset network settings to get other devices to find my iPhone to tether with.

Submitted by dennis on Thursday, February 18, 2021

Scott how do you do it? you said it is possible but may not be reliable.