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Turn Mobile Hotspot On or Off with the HTC Windows Phone 8X (PM23300)

Turn Mobile Hotspot On or Off with the HTC Windows Phone 8X (PM23300)


A data tethering plan is required for USB tethering. If you are unsure of your provisioning, or want to take advantage of USB tethering on Mobile Hotspot, please contact customer care for assistance.


  1. From the Start screen, flick to and tap .
  2. Tap internet sharing.
  3. Tap the "Sharing" toggle to turn mobile hotspot on or off.
  4. When internet sharing is turned on, a broadcast name (SSID) and a password will be listed. Use these credentials for the other devices to connect to this device.
    NOTE: Tap Setup to change the broadcast name or password.
  5. Use normal Wi-Fi connection processes to connect Wi-Fi enabled devices to the device's mobile hotspot.
    NOTE: Please contact the other device manufacturer if you need assistance connecting to the Wi-Fi Hotspot.

If unable to turn on mobile hotspot

  1. Verify the device has at least 2 bars of signal strength. Tap the top of the display from the Start screen to view the signal.
  2. Verify cellular data is turned on. 
  3. Verify that your account is provisioned with a tethering-capable data plan.
  4. Power the device off and back on.
  5. Re-attempt to establish a connection.

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