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How to connect android phone to Wi-Fi hotspot

Have you ever use or connect android phone to Wi-Fi hotspot? Using Wi-Fi hotspot, you can share your phone mobile data with other devices. You can share your android phone’s mobile data with another device via Bluetooth tethering, Wi-Fi hotspot or USB tethering. Also connect with your laptop or table device using mobile data connection. In Google pixel & Pixel XL or Nexus device, automatically tethering.

Different android device has slightly different settings to use Wi-Fi hotspot in your device. Some of the network carriers charge extra for tethering so checking it before connected. Follow below given step by step guide to turn on Wi-Fi hotspot, customize Wi-Fi hotspot and connect android phone to Wi-Fi hotspot.


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Complete guide of how to connect android phone to Wi-Fi hotspot

First of all turn on Wi-Fi hotspot in your android nougat 7.0 and other device.

Step 1: Go to “Settings

Tap more under wireless and networks in 7.0 nougat

Step 2: Tap “More” under Wireless & networks

You can see airplane mode, Tethering & portable hotspot, VPN and cellular networks.

Tethering and portable hotspot settings in 7.0 nougat phone

Step 3: Tap “Tethering & portable hotspot

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By default disable portable Wi-Fi hotspot.

Step 4: Turn on “Portable Wi-Fi hotspot”

If first times use hotspot then enter network name and password.

How to customize Wi-Fi hotspot settings:

Step 1: Follow above given method step 1 to step 3

set up wifi hotspot in android nougat 7.0 device

Step 2: Tap “Set up Wi-Fi hotspot

connect android phone to Wi-Fi hotspot

Step 3: Enter network name, security, password and select AP band in your nougat device

You can change network name any time, if you don’t want to security or password when connect with Wi-Fi hotspot then select “none” under security, show or hide Wi-Fi hotspot password (at least 8 characters) and select AP band as 5 GHz band / 2.4 GHz band.

Step 4: Tap “Save

Now completed set up Wi-Fi hotspot in android phone or tablet device.

How to connect your android device to Wi-Fi hotspot:

Using below steps you can see your portable Wi-Fi Hotspot network name and password.

Settings > Wireless & networks > More > Tethering & portable Hotspot > Set up WI-FI Hotspot > Show network name and check the box of “Show password” to see Wi-Fi Hotspot password

To connect android phone to Wi-Fi Hotspot follow below steps:

Step 1: Open Wi-Fi options

Step 2: Check hotspot network name in your device want to use

Step 3: Enter the hotspot password

Step 4: Click Connect

Some of the latest android nougat 7.0 & 7.1.1 devices can automatically share data connections such as Pixel, Pixel XL, Nexus 6P / 6, Nexux 5X etc. Also automatically tether with Wi-Fi hotspot in android 7.0 & 7.1 Nougat devices.

End the all about Wi-Fi hotspot. If you find above steps helpful to connect android phone to Wi-Fi hotspot, please share with your friends. Stay connected with us for daily latest android technology news.

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