Use your device’s hotspot

Many of our plans include hotspot data. Learn which ones do, how to set it up, and how to fix common hotspot issues.

Plans with hotspot

A hotspot provides a secure internet connection for other devices through Wi-Fi®, Bluetooth®, or a USB cable. Many AT&T smartphones and tablets work as a hotspot if you have one of these plans.

AT&T Unlimited Your Way

  • AT&T Unlimited Premium® PL: 60GB hotspot data
  • AT&T Unlimited Extra® EL: 30GB hotspot data
  • AT&T Unlimited Starter® SL: 5GB hotspot data

Other AT&T plans

  1. AT&T 4GB
  2. AT&T Mobile Share® plans
  • Older unlimited plans: AT&T Unlimited Premium®, AT&T Unlimited Extra®, AT&T Unlimited Starter®, AT&T Unlimited Elite®, AT&T Unlimited & More PremiumSM, AT&T Unlimited Plus EnhancedSM, and AT&T Unlimited PlusSM

Heads up: Once you use all hotspot data in your plan, your hotspot speed slows to a maximum of 128Kbps unless you purchase additional hotspot data.

Want to get a plan with hotspot data?

  1. Go to Change my plan. Sign in, if asked.
  2. Scroll through our plans. Select Compare plans  to get a side-by-side view.
  3. Compare plans and decide which one you want.
    • Choose Select & review and follow the prompts to switch plans.
    • Want to keep the plan you have? You don’t have to do a thing.

Have a dedicated hotspot device? Explore our data-only plans

Hotspot add-on

Going on an extended trip where you might use more data than you have in your rate plan? You can make a one-time purchase of 10GB of additional mobile hotspot data for $15. Or you can purchase extra hotspot data on a recurring monthly basis.

To add more mobile hotspot data:

  1. Go to your myAT&T account overview. Sign in, if asked.
  2. Scroll to My devices and select Manage add-ons  for the device you want to add hotspot data.
  3. Scroll to Explore add-ons and select Hotspot data.
  4. Choose One-time or monthly.
    • $15 for 10GB – one time add-on purchase for 30 days
    • $15 for 10GB – recurring monthly add-on purchase
  5. Select Add to device and follow the prompts.

FYI: For the 10GB recurring monthly add-on purchase, unused data won’t transfer to the next billing period. For the one-time 10GB add-on purchase, usage is for 30 days regardless of bill cycle start and end dates.

Add-on details

Additional mobile hotspot data can be added to all current Unlimited Your Way plans with mobile hotspot data including:

  • Unlimited Premium PL
  • Unlimited Extra EL
  • Unlimited Starter SL

You can also add mobile hotspot data to any of these plans: Unlimited Premium, Unlimited Extra, Unlimited Starter, Unlimited Elite, Unlimited Extra, Unlimited Starter, Unlimited Plus, Unlimited Enhanced Plus, and Unlimited &More Premium.


Last updated: July 17, 2024

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