How To Use Android Phone As Hotspot?

Google Nexus 5 (Android 5.0)

  • Go into Settings in the application drawer.
  • Under Wireless & Networks, tap More.
  • Tap Tethering & Portable Hotspot.
  • Tap Set Up Wi-Fi Hotspot to set your password. Tap Save.
  • Tap the slider next to Portable Wi-Fi Hotspot to enter Hotspot mode.

Google Nexus 5 (Android 5.0)

  • Go into Settings in the application drawer.
  • Under Wireless & Networks, tap More.
  • Tap Tethering & Portable Hotspot.
  • Tap Set Up Wi-Fi Hotspot to set your password. Tap Save.
  • Tap the slider next to Portable Wi-Fi Hotspot to enter Hotspot mode.

Turn On the Portable Wi-Fi Hotspot Feature on Your Android Smartphone or Tablet

  • Go to Settings on your Android phone.
  • At the Settings screen, tap the Wireless & networks option.

Connect via Bluetooth

  • Tap “Settings” on your iPad’s home screen and choose “Wi-Fi.”
  • Select “Bluetooth” and toggle the Bluetooth switch to the On position.
  • Tap “Settings” on the All Apps screen on the Android device, and then select “More” and “Tethering & portable hotspot.”
  • Select “Bluetooth tethering” to enable it.

How to use your smartphone as a mobile hotspot

  • Ensure the Verizon Wireless Mobile Hotspot feature is activated in your Settings or Manage Connections area.
  • Open the App Tray and select “Mobile Hotspot.” (If your device isn’t set up this way, learn your phone’s individual process by checking out a Device Simulator.)
  • Tap the Mobile Hotspot checkbox.
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When my phone has the hotspot turned on, and I open the Google Home app on the same phone to connect to the Chromecast, the app says, “No Wi-Fi detected. Turn on Wi-Fi to establish a connection with your device.” There is no option to “enter a configuration number” in the Chromecast.

How do I use my Android phone as a mobile hotspot?

Setup a mobile hotspot on Android

  1. Head to your main system Settings.
  2. Hit the More button at the bottom of the Wireless & networks section, right below Data usage.
  3. Open Tethering and portable hotspot.
  4. Tap on Set up Wi-Fi hotspot.
  5. Input a Network name.
  6. Choose a Security type.

Is Hotspot free with unlimited data?

Unlimited data on America’s best 4G LTE network. Plus HD video and Mobile Hotspot are included at no extra charge. No data limits. Mobile Hotspot on compatible devices included at no charge.

Can I use my straight talk cell phone as a hotspot?

Mobile Hotspots and Tablets are only compatible with Straight Talk Data Service Plans. Straight Talk Unlimited Plans and All You Need Plans will not work with these devices. For Mobile Hotspot devices: A single connected device will experience optimal speeds.

Can I turn my phone into a hotspot?

In fact, there is no need to enable a hotspot service using your cell phone carrier. A feature known as Wi-Fi tethering will automatically transform your smartphone into a wireless internet router. Even without a data connection, you can still turn your old smartphone into a Wi-Fi hotspot.

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