Tethering & mobile hotspot: Alcatel ONE TOUCH Fierce™

Learn how to share your mobile internet with other devices using the Alcatel ONE TOUCH Fierce™. Find out more on this page:

 

Connection icons for tethering and mobile hotspot

Drivers for computers

Mobile hotspot via Wi-Fi

Tethering via USB

 

 

Connection icons for tethering and mobile hotspot

When your device is sharing the mobile internet connection, refer to the following:

 

Tethering Icon.pngTethering via USB is turned on
SMH.pngMobile hotspot via Wi-Fi is turned on

 

 

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Drivers for computers

To download and install drivers for a Windows computer, follow these steps:


Note: For the latest information on operating systems and tethering, please visit www.android.com/tether.

 

  1. Connect your phone to your computer using the USB cable.
  2. From the Home screen, tap the Recent Apps key All Aps.png to bring up the Menu.
  3. Tap Settings.
  4. Under 'WIRELESS & NETWORKS,' Tap More.. to expand the menu.
  5. Tap Tethering & Mobile HotSpot.
  6. Select the USB tethering check box switch to turn on.
  7. When the 'First Time User' window appears, tap OK.
  8. If your PC uses Windows XP, tap Download Windows XP driver, and then follow the on-screen prompts.
    Note: Windows 7, Windows Vista, and Linux systems will automatically download required drivers.


 

 

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Mobile hotspot via Wi-Fi

Set up mobile hotspot

To set up or configure a mobile hotspot over Wi-Fi, follow these steps:

 

  1. From the Home screen, tap the Recent Apps key All Aps.png to bring up the Menu.
  2. Tap Settings.
  3. Under 'WIRELESS & NETWORKS,' Tap More.. to expand the menu.
  4. Tap Tethering & Mobile HotSpot.
  5. Select the Mobile Hotspot check box to turn on.
    • Note: Once Mobile Hotspot has been turned on, the Set up Mobile Hotspot menu will appear.
  6. Enter password.
  7. When finished, tap Save.

 

 

Turn on/off mobile hotspot

To turn on or turn off a mobile hotspot over Wi-Fi, follow these steps:

 

  1. From the Home screen, tap the Recent Apps key All Aps.png to bring up the Menu.
  2. Tap Settings.
  3. Under 'WIRELESS & NETWORKS,' Tap More.. to expand the menu.
  4. Tap Tethering & Mobile HotSpot.
  5. Clear the Mobile Hotspot check box to turn off.

 

 

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Tethering via USB

To share your mobile data connection with a computer over a USB cable, follow these steps:

 

  1. From the Home screen, tap the Recent Apps key All Aps.png to bring up the Menu.
  2. Tap Settings.
  3. Under 'WIRELESS & NETWORKS,' Tap More.. to expand the menu.
  4. Tap Tethering & Mobile Hotspot.
  5. Select the USB tethering check box to turn on.
  6. Wait while the system verifies your account.
  7. Once connected, the word "Tethered" should appear under USBTethering.

Tethered.png

 

 

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