Is Wi-Fi hotspot tethering possible on Nokia Lumia 520?

During the day I work as an article writer. I do a lot of research online before writing my articles. I need a phone that can be used as a modem to my laptop and tablet at the same time.
I don't want to spend a fortune on a phone so was eying the Lumia 520, haven't used a Windows phone device before. Do you guys think it will be possible to share internet to both my laptop and tab via Wi-Fi through this Lumia 520?

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Nokia Lumia smartphones including the Lumia 520 support wireless internet sharing by default. You don't have to worry about this.



Tethering is not working with my lumia 520 when using with ipad



The internet sharing feature on the 520 ONLY works if you are in/under 'contract' and subscribe to the data sharing plan for an extra charge. Prepaid (GOPHONE) this does NOT work at all. AT&T will offer to sell you another device for $99 and have you sign up for their mobile data plan. = MORE $$$$

After having the prepaid AT&T 520 for about 2 weeks, I haven't found any app's or work arounds that will let you turn on this feature, thinking I might buy a unlocked phone from China as AT&T already gets $60 a month and if I can't use the data I'm paying for the way I want, its time to move on. I'm not going to buy another device to share my data when that feature comes built in but is unusable because AT&T is greedy.

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