Mobile hotspot: HTC One (M8)

Learn how to share your mobile internet with other devices using the HTC One (M8).

 

Connection icons for mobile hotspot

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Connection icon for mobile hotspot

 

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

 

HTC One (M8) mobile hotspotMobile hotspot via Wi-Fi is turned on

 

 

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Set up mobile hotspot

 

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

Note: Portable Wi-Fi Hotspot settings cannot be changed when Wi-Fi sharing is turned on.

 

  1. From any Home screen, tap Apps.
  2. Tap Settings.
  3. Under 'WIRELESS & NETWORKS,' tap More.
  4. Tap Mobile network sharing.
  5. Tap Mobile Hotspot.                                                                                            
  6. If necessary, read the message and tap OK.
  7. Edit the 'ROUTER NAME (SSID)' field as necessary.
  8. If desired, tap the Password text entry field to change the password.                                            Screenshot_2015-03-25-21-35-32.png
  9. Tap Manage users.
  10. Verify the Allowed users only check box is not selected.
  11. Tap Done.
  12. If desired, tap the Menu icon in the top right and tap Advanced, then select one of the following options in the 'SECURITY' field:
    • None
    • WEP (128)
    • WPA (TKIP)
    • WPA2 (AES)                                                                                                              Screenshot_2015-03-25-21-35-38.png
  13. Press Back.
  14. Select or clear the Mobile Hotspot check box.

 

 

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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 Apps.
  2. Tap Settings.
  3. Under 'WIRELESS & NETWORKS, ' tap More.
  4. Tap Mobile network sharing.
  5. Select or clear the Mobile Hotspot check box.

 

Your phone starts broadcasting its Wi-Fi network name (SSID) so you can connect to it with up to five computers or other devices. Your phone’s default SSID is HTC One M8.

 

 

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