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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 turn on Mobile hotspot, swipe down from the top of the screen, then tap the Settings icon.
    Note: Eligible data plan required, learn more.
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  2. Scroll to and tap Tethering and Mobile Hotspot.
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  3. Tap Mobile Hotspot.
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  4. Tap the Mobile Hotspot toggle to turn on or off.
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  5. Then tap OK.
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  6. When Mobile hotspot is on, the Mobile hotspot icon will be displayed in the notification bar.
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  7. To configure the hotspot, tap the Menu icon.
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  8. Tap Configure Hotspot.
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  9. To change the network name, tap the Network SSID field and enter the Desired network name.
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  10. To change the network security, tap the Security drop-down, then tap Desired security type.
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  11. To change the network password, tap the Password field, and enter the Desired password.
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  12. Edit advanced options if desired, then tap SAVE.
    Note: To show advanced options, tap Show advanced options.
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  13. Connected devices are displayed beneath “Connected devices.”
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