How To Set Up A Mobile Hotspot on Android 10, 9 Pie And Earlier Version

Last Updated on April 3, 2020 by Bestusefultips

Here’s how to enable and set up a mobile hotspot on Android 10, 9 Pie, 8.1 Oreo and earlier up to lollipop 5.1.2 devices. You can use your android device as an internet access point using a mobile hotspot. It allows up to 10 other devices to connect to its Wi-Fi. You can configure mobile hotspot android using network and internet settings.

In your Samsung Galaxy (J7) device mobile hotspot settings, you can change the default network name, security settings and change the mobile hotspot password. You can use your phone’s data to connect another phone, or PC to the internet. First of all turn on the hotspot on your android device to use it. Using mobile hotspot increase battery consumption and data usage. Follow below-given steps to configure mobile hotspot android phones or tablets.

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How To Configure Mobile Hotspot Android Phone or Tablet

Check out below given settings to change the hotspot password in your latest Android devices.

Set up a Wi-Fi hotspot on Android 10, 9 Pie and Oreo 8.1

Step 1: Go to settings in your Android 10 and 9.

Step 2: Tap Network and internet.

Step 3: Tap Hotspot & tethering.

Step 4: Tap Wi-Fi hotspot.

Step 5: Turn on Toggle to enable Wi-Fi hotspot Android

You can see hotspot names, security and hotspot passwords. Also, enable turn off hotspot automatically in the latest android devices.

For Android 5.1.2 Lollipop and Marshmallow 6.0

Step 1: Open the Settings app on your android lollipop 5.1.2 and 6.0 device.

Tap on mobile hotspot and tethering

Step 2: Under connection sections, tap on Mobile hotspot and tethering.

Tap on mobile hotspot

Step 3: Tap on “Mobile hotspot” to create a Mobile hotspot.

Tap on more option for right side corner

Step 4: Click on “More” from the top of the right side corner.

tap on Configure mobile hotspot

Step 5: Tap on Configure Mobile Hotspot.

How to configure mobile hotspot android

You can see the above screen on your android lollipop 5.1.1 device.

Step 6: Now configure the mobile hotspot network name and security settings.

You can easily change the default network name of the mobile hotspot. In the security settings you can choose from the below two options:

Change security settings on mobile hotspot

  1. Open: In this option, any device can connect to your AP without entering a password. You can also use advanced options to set the broadcast channel on your android smartphone.Change default mobile hotspot password android
  2. WPA2 PSK: Be default selected. You can use this password when connected to another device using a mobile hotspot. Also, change the default security password of the mobile hotspot.

It’s easy to configure a mobile hotspot on Samsung Galaxy S7/S6/S4 S3 devices.

I hope the above-given process to configure mobile hotspot android phones or tablets is helpful. If you are facing any problem then just comment on the below box. Feel free to share this article with your friends.

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