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Can my phone be used as a mobile hotspot for data tethering?

Mobile hotspot functionality (which allows you to use your phone to share your Charity Mobile data plan with your other wireless-enabled devices, such as tablets and laptops) is now available on all current Charity Mobile basic phones and smartphones!

Before using mobile hotspot functionality for the first time, you must contact us to enable it on your phone.

There is no additional charge to enable mobile hotspot functionality, but you are responsible for all data usage generated by your phone and all wireless devices tethered to your phone. Note that your phone's Wi-Fi connection will be disabled whenever it is acting as a mobile hotspot, and your phone and all tethered wireless devices will only use your plan's cellular data during this time. Charity Mobile recommends that you upgrade to a plan with additional data if you intend to use mobile hotspot functionality regularly.

Discontinued Charity Mobile phones and "bring your own" phones may also support mobile hotspot functionality. To enable mobile hotspot functionality on your phone, or to determine if mobile hotspot functionality is available on your phone, please call us toll-free at 1-877-474-3662, chat with us using our Live Chat, or e-mail us at

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