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Create an AT&T PREPAID hotspot

Easily share your AT&T PREPAID high-speed internet connection with other devices.


Learn how to set up a mobile hotspot

To create a personal mobile hotspot with your AT&T PREPAIDSM smartphone, you'll need:
  • A hotspot-capable smartphone
  • Data available in your plan that's shared with other devices
  • To be within the AT&T coverage area.
Set up a mobile hotspot
View Device Support Tutorials to find out if your smartphone is hotspot-capable and learn how to create a mobile hotspot. Look for tutorials featuring hotspot, mobile hotspot, personal hotspot, or tethering, as device manufacturers may use any of these terms.

You'll find the hotspot network name and password in the configuration menu of the mobile hotspot feature on your smartphone.

Connect to your mobile hotspot

To use your AT&T PREPAID mobile hotspot to connect other Wi-Fi®-capable devices to the internet:
Turn on your mobile hotspot device.
  1. Press and hold the power button for two seconds on the Wi-Fi-capable device you want to connect and then open your Wi-Fi / network connection manager.
  2. Find your AT&T PREPAID mobile hotspot Wi-Fi network name (UNITE-xxxx) and connect.
  3. Enter your AT&T PREPAID mobile hotspot Wi-Fi password. It's displayed on the screen of your mobile hotspot.
  4. Launch your internet browser.
International data roaming is currently not available for AT&T PREPAID or AT&T PREPAID Mobile Hotspot devices.

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