Follow the below guides to activate a wireless hotspot on your mobile device.

Note: This service is not available on all mobile devices or plans and is only available for cellular-enabled devices. Please contact your cellular service provider to find out if this service is available to you.

You can follow this guide provided by Apple for setting up your wireless hotspot on your iOS device.

  1. Open the Settings app
  2. Select the Network & internet option
    • Menu on Android phone showing Network & internet option
  3. Select Hotspot & tethering
    • Menu show Hotspot & tethering on Android
  4. Tap on Wi-Fi hotspot
    • Menu showing Wi-Fi hotspot in Android
  5. This page has options for turning the hotspot feature on and off, changing the Hotspot name, security type, password, and more
    • Menu showing the Wi-Fi hotspot options for Android
  6. After setting the desired Hotspot name and password, toggle the slider at the top of the screen to activate the hotspot
    • Menu showing Wi-Fi hotspot toggle in Android
  7. On your computer (or other device that needs an internet connection), open the Wi-Fi setting and connect to the hotspot network (entering the password when required)

For more information and other options for setting up wireless hotspots from your Android device, please refer to the Android support site.

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March 19, 2020