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Bluetooth or WiFi? Which is faster?

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So I'm using my Personal Hotspot from my iPhone to get internet connectivity on my iMac and MacBook Air.

I can do so either through Wifi or Bluetooth.

My wifi tends to not want to connect "automatically" without turning the on/off switch a couple times on the Personal Hotspot (wifi)

so I just connected via Bluetooth hoping I can bypass all this connection lag.

Next question though is ....

Is Bluetooth slower than Wifi? or vice-versa?

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Just curious if anyone on here knew for sure or could explain it. 

Thx in advance.

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Well... as soon as I made my post.... my bluetooth internet stopped.... not sure if it was bluetooth's fault or the cell network itself....

So I just switched back to wifi.

These need to work smoother. 😉

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This is what I've found:

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Wi-Fi will provide you with the fastest connection, and a more reliable one than Bluetooth. That being said, it will be the biggest battery suck of the three available options, especially when you're tethering more than one device.

Bluetooth tethering

You'd only want to use Bluetooth tethering when you want to conserve battery on the device with the connection (iPhone or cellular iPad). It's fairly slow, and you'll only be able to connect one device at a time. All that and, unless you have an older iPhone or iPad, Bluetooth tethering is fairly superfluous.

If you're in a pinch, though, it'll do.

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