Mobile hotspot

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, swipe left to access the other home screen.
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  3. Tap the AT&T Folder.
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  4. Tap Mobile Hotspot.
    Note: Alternately, tap Menu > Settings > More settings > Tethering and portable hotspots > Mobile Hotspot.
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  5. Tap Configure.
    Note: Requires eligible data plan or Mobile Share.
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  6. Enter the desired Network SSID and Password, then tap Save.
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  7. Tap the Mobile Hotspot switch to enable and disable the Mobile Hotspot.
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  8. If prompted, tap OK.
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  9. While the mobile hotspot is active, the Mobile Hotspot icon will be displayed in the notifications bar.
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