How to set up mobile hotspot on Android

Are you tired of being stuck without internet access on-the-go? Or maybe you need to provide a Wi-Fi connection for others but there’s no nearby hotspot available. Whatever the reason, setting up a mobile hotspot on your Android device can be a game-changer. In this blog post, we’ll guide you through the steps to create your own mobile hotspot and share it with friends, family or colleagues. Get ready to stay connected wherever you are!

How to set up a mobile hotspot on Android

How to set up mobile hotspot on Android

If you have a smartphone that supports mobile hotspot, you can use it to connect to the internet using other devices.

To set up mobile hotspot on Android:
1. Open your settings app.
2. Under “Wireless and networks,” tap “Mobile networks.”
3. Under “Mobile networks,” tap “Add a new network.”
4. Enter the following details: Name: Wi-Fi Network Name Type: WEP or WPA Password: The default password is your wireless router’s password If prompted, verify the network by entering the security code displayed on your phone If prompted, enter the country code for where you are located (US users only) Select “Create”
5. You now have a Mobile Hotspot enabled! To connect to this network from another device, open that device’s Settings app, tap “Network connections” and select “Add Wi-Fi connection.” From here, input the Network Name and Password of your Mobile Hotspot and you’ll be connected.

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Set up mobile hotspot via USB

To set up mobile hotspot on Android, follow these steps: 1. On your Android device, open the “Settings” app. If you don’t have this app installed, you can download it from Google Play. Tap “Wi-Fi” at the bottom of the screen. 2. Select the “Mobile Hotspot” option and enter the password for your wireless network. If your wireless network is protected by a password, you’ll need to enter that too. 3. Select the “Create New Mobile Hotspot” option and enter a name for your mobile hotspot (for example, “My Mobile Hotspot”). 4. Tap the “Create Mobile Hotspot” button to start setting up your mobile hotspot. 5. Connect your Android device to your existing wireless network via Wi-Fi (or use an Ethernet cable if you have an older Android device). 6. Once connected, tap the “Start Mobile Hotspot” button to activate your mobile hotspot and begin sharing internet connection with other devices on your same wireless network. 7. To disconnect from your mobile hotspot, tap the “Disconnect Mobile Hotspot” button on the main screen of Settings or swipe left on any connected device in order to disconnect them individually (you cannot disconnect multiple devices at once).

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Using a third-party app

If you own a newer Android device, you might be able to use your cellular data connection to provide a hot spot for other devices. This is great if you have multiple devices that you want to connect to the internet at the same time, or just want to be able to share one connection between multiple devices.

To set up mobile hotspot on your Android device:
1. Open the Settings app on your phone.
2. Under Wireless and Networks, select Mobile Networks.
3. Tap the Name or Number of the network you want to use as your mobile hotspot (this will likely be LTE or 3G).
4. Tap Set Up Hot Spot.
5. Enter the name of your Wi-Fi network and password.
6. If desired, tap Allow Other Devices on This Network and then select the devices you want to allow access to this mobile hotspot (you can add multiple devices by selecting them and pressing Add).
7. Finally, click Save Changes at the top of the screen.
Your new mobile hotspot should now be enabled and ready for use!