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Mobile Hotspot

Learn how to set up your device as a personal hotspot and share your data connection with Wi-Fi-capable devices.

Prenote info
Starting December 31, 2022, the AT&T AllAccess app is going away, and we’re improving how you manage your device’s mobile hotspot. Hotspot controls are moving to the device network settings, and now you can view usage and notifications on your myAT&T account page—no separate app needed. For more details on what’s changing, go to att.com/AllAccessSunset.

In this tutorial, you will learn how to:

• Turn mobile hotspot on/off
• View mobile hotspot name and connected devices
• Configure hotspot settings

Requires eligible data plan. When Mobile Hotspot is enabled, the Mobile Hotspot Mobile hotspot icon will be displayed in the Notification bar.


Turn mobile hotspot on/off

1. Swipe down from the Notification bar, then select the  Settings icon.

2. Select Connections, then select Mobile Hotspot and Tethering.

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3. Select the Mobile Hotspot switch

Note: Review the Mobile Hotspot prompt, then select OK. 

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View mobile hotspot network name & connected devices

The Mobile Hotspot Network name and Connected devices will be displayed.

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Configure hotspot settings

Select Configure to edit the Mobile Hotspot settings.

Note: The Mobile Hotspot must be turned off in order to be configured. 

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Edit the Mobile Hotspot settings as desired, then select Save

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WI-FI NETWORK NAME: Change the name of the Mobile Hotspot network.
WI-FI PASSWORD: Change the Password of the Mobile Hotspot network.
WI-FI SECURITY: Change the Security type of the Mobile Hotspot network.

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