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Mobile hotspot

Set up your device as a personal hotspot and 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. To set up a mobile hotspot, tap the Settings tile.
    Note: Eligible data plan required, learn more.
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  2. Tap Network & wireless.
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  3. Tap Mobile hotspot.
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  4. To enable the Wi-Fi hotspot, tap the Share toggle.
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  5. When the Mobile hotspot is enabled, the Mobile hotspot icon will display in the notification bar.
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  6. To configure the Mobile hotspot, tap the Edit icon.
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  7. To change the name of the hotspot, tap the Broadcast name field, and enter the desired name.
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  8. To change the password to access the hotspot, tap the Password field, and enter the desired password.
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  9. Tap the Check mark.
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  10. Scroll down to view connected devices.
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  11. To disable the Wi-Fi hotspot, tap the Sharing toggle.
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