How to Set up a Mobile Hotspot on Android Nougat 7.1.2 to Share Internet

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Here’s how to set up and use a mobile hotspot on Android Nougat 7.1.2. To connect hotspot from mobile to mobile, you must know the network name, password, and security details. You can change the wifi hotspot setting using tethering & portable hotspot settings. Using portable wifi hotspot, you can share your internet connection with other laptops, desktop devices. This Wi-Fi or mobile hotspot feature increase battery consumption and data usage on your android 7.0 Nougat devices. Also, change the mobile hotspot configuration and hotspot password using this tethering & portable hotspot section.

Bluetooth tethering is also useful for sharing an internet connection with other devices. Using the tethering feature, you can share your android phone internet with other devices via wifi, USB, or Bluetooth connection.

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How to Set Up a WiFi Hotspot on Android Nougat 7.0 & 7.1

Step 1: Tap on “App drawer” from the home screen on your Moto G4 Plus (Android 7.0 Nougat).

Step 2: Go to “Settings” or Swipe down the notification panel from the top of the screen & tap on the “Settings” gear icon.

Tap on more under wireless and networks section

Step 3: Tap on “More” under the Wireless & network section.

Tethering & portable hotspot on nougat

Step 4: Tap on “Tethering & portable hotspot”.

You can see a portable Wi-Fi hotspot, set up Wi-Fi hotspot, Bluetooth tethering, and USB tethering. By default, USB tethering disables, when your phone is connected with a USB cable, it will automatically enable.

Set up wifi hotspot settings under tethering and portable hotspot

Step 5: Tap on “Set up wifi hotspot”.

You can see the below screen on your device.

set up wifi hotspot on android nougat

Step 6: Enter network name, security (WPA2 PSK/None), password (must have at least 8 characters), and AP band (2.4 GHz band/5 GHz band).

Step 7: Click on “Save”.

How to Change Mobile Hotspot Configuration and Hotspot Timeout in Android Lollipop 5.1.1 and Marshmallow 6.0 

Step 1: Go to Settings.

Step 2: Tap Mobile hotspot and tethering.

Step 3: Tap on Mobile hotspot.

Step 4: Tap More.

Step 5: Tap Hotspot configuration/Time out settings.

That’s all. We hope this makes it clear how to Set up a WiFi hotspot on your Android Nougat 7.1.2 devices. Do you still have any questions? Tell us in below comment box. Stay connects with us for daily latest updates!

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