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How to change wifi hotspot password on Android 9

Want to change or set up Wi-Fi hotspot password on Android Pie 9.0 and Oreo 8.1? Here’s how to change wifi hotspot password on Android 9 Pie devices such as Google Pixel 3, Pixel 3 XL, Pixel 2, Pixel 2 XL, Google Pixel etc. By default set Wi-Fi hotspot password on android devices. You can change hotspot password using hotspot & tethering settings in your Pixel 3, Pixel 3 XL and other android 9 Pie supported devices.

We use hotspot and tethering to provide internet to other devices through your mobile data connection. Apps can also create a hotspot to share content with your nearby devices. Also turn off hotspot automatically in Android Pie 9.0 devices. Follow below given step by step process to change wifi hotspot password on Android 9 Pie.

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How to change wifi hotspot password on Android 9 Pie

You can change mobile hotspot password on android 9 Pie devices using below given hotspot and tethering settings.

Step 1: Swipe down notification panel from top of the screen and tap settings gear icon

Network & internet settings in Android Pie 9 device

Step 2: Tap Network & internet

Set up Wi-Fi hotspot password on Android Pie

Step 3: Tap Hotspot and tethering

Here you can see Wi-Fi hotspot, USB tethering and Bluetooth tethering options.

Wi-Fi hotspot on Android 9 Pie device

Step 4: Tap Wi-Fi hotspot

Change wifi hotspot password on Android 9 Pie

Step 5: Tap Hotspot password

How to change wifi hotspot password on Android 9 Pie

Step 6: Enter Wi-Fi hotspot password you want to set in your android device and tap OK

You can also change Hotspot name, security (WPA2 PSK), turn off hotspot automatically if no devices are connected and AP band (2.4 GHz or 5.0 GHz band) in our Android Pie devices.

Enable/disable app to control Wi-Fi on Android 9 Pie

By default allow app to control Wi-Fi in android Pie devices. You’ll manually disable app to control Wi-Fi in your device. When allow app to control Wi-Fi, it will turn Wi-Fi on or off, scan & connect to Wi-Fi networks, add or remove networks, or start a local-only hotspot.

Step 1: Open app drawer and tap Settings

Step 2: Tap Apps & notifications

Step 3: Scroll down up to end of the page and tap Advanced

Step 4:  Tap Special app access at the end of the page

Step 5: Tap Wi-Fi control at end of the page

Change mobile hotspot password on android 9 Pie

You can see list of apps that by default allowed app to control Wi-Fi.

Step 6: Turn off toggle Allow app to control wifi if you want to disable it

And that’s all. We hope this makes it clear how to change wifi hotspot password on Android 9 Pie. If you have any kind of trouble, tell us in below comment box. Stay and connect with us for latest updates.

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