To change or set up wifi hotspot on android nougat, you must know the network name, password and security details. You can set this hotspot setting using tethering & portable hotspot settings. Bluetooth tethering is also useful for sharing internet connection with other devices. Using portable wifi hotspot, you can share your internet connection with other laptop, 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. Using tethering feature, you can share your android phone internet with other devices via wifi, USB or Bluetooth connection. Follow below given step by step guide to set up wifi hotspot on android nougat 7.0 devices such as Moto G4 plus, Samsung galaxy S7 & S7 edge, Nexus 6P / 6, LG V20 and more.
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How to set up wifi hotspot on android nougat 7.0 & 7.1
Step 1: Tap on “App drawer” from home screen on your Moto G4 plus (Android 7.0 Nougat)
Step 2: Go to “Settings” or Swipe down home screen to reveal notification & tap on “Settings” gear icon
Step 3: Under Wireless & network section, tap on “More”
Step 4: Tap on “Tethering & portable hotspot”
You can see portable Wi-Fi hotspot, set up Wi-Fi hotspot, Bluetooth tethering and USB tethering. By default USB tethering disable, when your phone is connected with USB cable, it will automatically enable.
Step 5: Tap on “Set up wifi hotspot”
You can see below screen on your device.
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”
You can change mobile hotspot configuration and hotspot timeout settings in your lollipop (Android 5.1.1) and marshmallow (Android 6.0) devices using below settings.
Settings > mobile hotspot and tethering > Mobile hotspot > More > hotspot configuration / Time out settings
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