Mobile hotspot
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Mobile hotspot

How to set up your device as a mobile hotspot to share your data connection with Wi-Fi-capable devices.



  1. Use your AT&T device as a mobile Wi-Fi hotspot to share your data connection with Wi-Fi-capable devices such as: other smartphones, tablets, netbooks, MP3 players, and more.
    Note: Eligible data plan required, learn more.
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  2. From the home screen, tap Apps.
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  3. Swipe to, then tap Settings.
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  4. Tap More settings.
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  5. Tap Tethering and portable hotspot.
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  6. Tap Mobile hotspot to turn Wi-Fi hotspot on.
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  7. Tap Configure.
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  8. Tap the Mobile Hotspot switch to turn the Wi-Fi hotspot on or off.
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  9. Tap the Network SSID field in order to set the desired name for the hotspot network, then tap Save.
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  10. Tap OK.
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  11. Connected devices will be displayed under Connected devices.
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  12. While Wi-Fi hotspot is enabled, the Wi-Fi Hotspot Icon will be displayed in the notifications bar.
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