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: 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. Swipe to the CONNECTIONS tab then tap Tethering and Mobile hotspot.
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  3. Tap Mobile Hotspot.
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  4. Tap the Mobile Hotspot toggle switch to turn it on.
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  5. When Mobile hotspot is on, the Mobile hotspot icon will be displayed in the notification bar.
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  6. To configure the Hotspot, tap the Menu icon.
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  7. Tap Configure hotspot.
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  8. Tap the Desired field to change the Hotspot Wi-Fi Network name, Security, and Password. Then tap SAVE.
    Note: Tap Show advanced options to change the broadcast channel and set the channel the device uses for Mobile Hotspot.
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  9. Connected devices are displayed beneath Connected devices.
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  10. To turn off Mobile Hotspot, tap the Mobile Hotspot toggle
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