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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, swipe down from the top of the display to access Quick Settings.
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  3. Tap Settings.
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  4. Tap Networks and Connections.
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  5. Tap Mobile Hotspot.
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  6. Tap Next to proceed through prompts.
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  7. Enter the desired password, then tap Next.
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  8. Tap the Mobile Hotspot switch to toggle on/off.
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  9. To configure Mobile Hotspot, tap Configure.
    Note: Mobile Hotspot must be turned off to configure.
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  10. Tap the Mobile Hotspot Name field to change the Mobile Hotspot name.
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  11. Tap the Password field to update the network password.
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  12. Edit additional settings as desired, then tap Save.
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  13. Connected device information will display beneath Devices Connected.
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  14. When Mobile Hotspot is enabled, the Mobile Hotspot icon will display in the status bar.
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