Tethering & mobile hotspot: LG G2

    Learn how to share your mobile internet with other devices using the LG G2. 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_on.jpgTethering via USB is turned on
    hotspot_on.jpgMobile 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 any Home screen, tap the Menu key.
    3. Tap System settings.
    4. Tap the Networks icon to display that tab.
    5. Under 'CONNECTIVITY,' tap Tethering & Networks.
    6. Tap the USB tethering 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 any Home screen, tap the Menu key.
    2. Tap System settings.
    3. Tap the Networks icon to display that tab.
    4. Under 'CONNECTIVITY,' tap Tethering & Networks.
    5. Tap Mobile HotSpot.
    6. Tap Configure Mobile HotSpot.
    7. Edit the available settings as necessary:
      • Network SSID
      • SSID Visibility
      • Max client allowed to tether
      • Security
      • Password
    8. When finished, tap Save.

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    Turn on/off mobile hotspot

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

     

    1. From any Home screen, tap the Menu key.
    2. Tap System settings.
    3. Tap the Networks icon to display that tab.
    4. Under 'CONNECTIVITY,' tap Tethering & Networks.
    5. Tap Mobile HotSpot.
    6. Select or clear the Mobile HotSpot check box.

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    Tethering via USB

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

     

    1. Connect your phone to your computer using the USB cable.
    2. From any Home screen, tap the Menu key.
    3. Tap System settings.
    4. Tap the Networks icon to display that tab.
    5. Under 'CONNECTIVITY,' tap Tethering & Networks.
    6. Tap the USB tethering switch to turn on.
    7. If the 'First time use' window appears, tap OK to learn more about USB tethering. Otherwise, tap Cancel.

     

     

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