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, press the Menu key.
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  3. Tap All settings.
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  4. Under the 'Networks' tab, tap Tethering & networks.
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  5. Tap the Mobile Hotspot switch to toggle a Wi-Fi hotspot on/off.
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  6. If desired, enter a new network password.
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  7. Tap Yes.
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  8. When Mobile hotspot is enabled, the Mobile hotspot icon will display in the notifications bar.
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  9. To configure mobile hotspot settings, tap Mobile Hotspot.
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  10. Tap Set up Mobile Hotspot.
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  11. Tap the Network SSID field to change the network name.
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  12. Tap the Security drop-down to change the network security type.
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  13. Tap the Password field to change the network password.
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  14. Edit additional settings as desired, then tap Save.
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  15. Connected devices will be listed under WI-FI HOTSPOT CLIENT LIST.
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