Personal Hotspot
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Personal Hotspot

Set up your device as a personal hotspot and share your data connection with Wi-Fi-capable devices.


INSTRUCTIONS & INFO
  1. Use your AT&T device as a mobile Wi-Fi hotspot to share your data connection with Wi-Fi-capable devices such as: smartphones, tablets, netbooks, MP3 players, and more. From the home screen, select Settings.
    Note: Eligible data plan required, learn more.
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  2. Select Personal Hotspot
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  3. Select the Personal Hotspot toggle to turn the mobile hotspot on.
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  4. To change the personal hotspot's password, select Wi-Fi Password
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  5. Change the password as desired, then select Done
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  6. To change the network name, from the home screen, select Settings > General > About. Select the first line, which displays the name of your device. Rename your device using the on-screen keyboard, then select Done.
    Note: Note: The Personal Hotspot network name is the same name as your iPhone. Learn more from Apple support article: Change the name of your iPhone.
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  7. When devices are connected to the Hotspot Wi-Fi network, 'Personal Hotspot' and the number of devices connected will display in the notifications bar.
    Note: Learn more from Apple support article: Share your Internet connection with Personal Hotspot. If you can't join a Personal Hotspot or can't connect to the Internet using a Personal Hotspot, get help here.
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  8. Select Personal Hotspot toggle to turn the hotspot off. 
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