How to Use Phone as Hotspot on Android

Last Updated on January 24, 2023 by Bestusefultips

Do you want to set up a mobile hotspot on your Android devices? Here’s how to use phone as a hotspot on Android phones. You can use your phone as a hotspot to use your phone’s mobile data for other Android devices. Up to 10 devices use your mobile data using a Wi-Fi hotspot. Connecting to a hotspot device increases the battery usage and mobile data of that phone. Please check your carrier’s data plan before using a hotspot. Also, use USB tethering and Bluetooth tethering to make your phone a hotspot and share the internet with other devices.

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How to Use Phone as Hotspot on Android

You can quickly turn the hotspot on or off to swipe down the notification panel quick settings menu.

Note: Some carriers limit or charge extra for tethering. Please, check with your mobile carrier before sharing your mobile hotspot.

How to Turn On Hotspot Android

Step 1: Go to Settings.

Tap Network and internet to open WiFi hotspot Settings Android

Step 2: Tap on Network & internet.

Set up a mobile hotspot on your Android devices

Step 3: Tap Hotspot & tethering.

How to Turn On Hotspot Android

Step 4: Tap the WiFi hotspot.

How to Use Phone as Hotspot on Android

Step 5: Toggle on Use Wi-Fi hotspot.

You can check your hotspot name, security, and hotspot password.

How to Check My Hotspot Password Android

How to Check My Hotspot Password Android Phones

Settings > Network & internet > Hotspot & tethering > Wi-Fi hotspot > Hotspot password 

How to Connect Android Hotspot 

Step 1: Make sure to enable a Wi-Fi hotspot on your phone.

You can check your hotspot password using above mention steps.

Step 2: Now, turn on the WiFi on the other device and search for your hotspot name.

Step 3: Enter your phone hotspot password and tap Connect.

How to Turn Off Hotspot Android

Settings > Network & internet > Hotspot & tethering > Wi-Fi hotspot > Toggle off Use WiFi hotspot

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How to Turn Off Hotspot Automatically on Android

How to Turn Off Hotspot Automatically on Android Devices

Settings > Network & internet > Hotspot & tethering > Wi-Fi hotspot > Toggle on Turn off hotspot automatically

How to Turn On USB Tethering Android

You can use USB tethering to share your phone’s cellular data via a USB connection. First, connect your phone to a PC using a USB cable to use USB tethering on your phone.

Step 1: Go to Settings.

Step 2: Tap the Network & internet.

Step 3: Tap the Hotspot & tethering.

How to Turn On USB Tethering Android Devices

Step 4: Toggle on USB tethering.

For Android 5.1.2 (Lollipop) and Android 6.0 (Marshmallow):

Step 1: Open the Settings app on your Android phone or tablet device.

 

Step 2: Tap on Mobile hotspot and tethering under settings.

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Step 3: Tap on Mobile hotspot.

 

Step 4: Toggle off the Off button.

Above, you can see a simple method to turn off mobile hotspots on Android phones or tablet devices. Did you find the above process helpful? Please let us know in below comment box. It would be a pleasure to help you. Don’t forget to share this Android trick on your social network.

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