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. Swipe down from the Notification bar, then tap the Settings icon.
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  3. Tap the Connections tab, then tap More networks.
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  4. Tap Tethering and Wi-Fi hotspot.
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  5. Tap the Mobile Hotspot switch to toggle the hotspot on/off.
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  6. When Mobile Hotspot is active, the Hotspot icon will display in the notification bar.
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  7. To configure hotspot settings, tap Mobile Hotspot.
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  8. Tap Configure.
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  9. Tap the Network SSID field, then enter the desired network name.
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  10. Tap the Security drop-down to change the network security type.
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  11. Tap the Password field to change the network password.
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  12. Edit advanced options if desired, then tap Save.
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  13. Connected devices are displayed beneath Connected devices.
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