Sprint Hotspot

Sprint Mobile Hotspot allows you to turn your phone into a Wi-Fi hotspot. The feature works best when used in conjunction with 4G data services (although 3G service can also be used). See 4G Services for more information.

Set Up Sprint Hotspot

  1. Press Home key and tap Apps icon Apps > Sprint Hotspot icon Sprint hotspot.
  2. Tap the ON/OFF slider next to Sprint hotspot to turn Sprint hotspot ON.

Note: Connect your charger to your phone if you plan to use Sprint Hotspot for an extended period.

Important: Upon activation, any current Wi-Fi connection to an access point is terminated.

Connect to Sprint Hotspot

  1. Enable Wi-Fi on your target device (laptop, media device, etc.).
  2. Scan for Wi-Fi networks from the phone and select your hotspot from the network list.
  1. Select this phone and follow your onscreen instructions to enter the passkey (provided on the Sprint Hotspot page).
  2. Launch your Web browser to confirm you have an Internet connection.

Adjust Your Sprint Hotspot Settings

  1. Press Home key and tap Apps icon Apps > Sprint Hotspot icon Sprint hotspot.
  2. Tap Configure for options, including Network (SSID), device visibility (Hide my device), Security [Open or WPA2 PSK], Password, password visibility (Show password), and other advanced options.
  3. Tap Save to store the new hotspot settings.