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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 More, then Tethering & portable hotspot.
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  3. Tap Portable Wi-Fi hotspot.
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  4. Tap the Portable Wi-Fi hotspot toggle to turn on or off.
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  5. When Mobile hotspot is on, the Portable Wi-Fi hotspot icon will be displayed in the Notification bar.
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  6. To set up the hotspot, tap Set up Wi-Fi hotspot.
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  7. To change the network name, tap the Network SSID field and enter the Desired network name.
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  8. To change the network security, tap the Security drop-down, then tap Desired security type.
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  9. To change the network password, tap the Password field, and enter the desired password.
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