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Hotspot Settings

Use the settings menu to configure your hotspot settings, which allow you to share your phone’s data service with multiple Wi-Fi capable devices.

  1. From home, tap Apps all apps icon > Settings settings app icon.
  2. Tap Hotspot.

    screenshot of wireless settings
  • The Hotspot window opens.
  1. Tap the slider to turn Hotspot on.
  • Hotspot is enabled.
  • To disable Hotspot, tap the slider again.

Advanced Hotspot Settings

The hotspot settings menu lets you configure advanced options.

  • Set Network SSID: From the Hotspot window, tap Configure > Network name, enter a name for your hotspot, and then tap Save.
  • Set Hotspot Security: From the Hotspot window, tap Configure > Security, select a security settings option, and then tap Save.
  • Set Hotspot Password: From the Hotspot window, tap Configure > Password, enter a password, and then tap Save.
  • Hide Hotspot from Searches: From the Hotspot window, tap Configure, uncheck the Broadcast network name (SSID) checkbox, and then tap Save.
  • Set Allowed Devices: To select which devices are allowed to connect to the Hotspot, in the Hotspot window, tap Manage users > Max connection and select a number, or tap Block list to manage forbidden devices.
  • Set Hotspot Timeout Settings: From the Hotspot window, tap Sleep policy > Hotspot sleep policy and select an option.
  • Check Hotspot notification to get notification in the status bar when sleep policy turns off the hotspot.
  • Set Local Area Network (LAN) Settings: From the Hotspot window, tap LAN settings and configure your options.