Mobile hotspot: T-Mobile myTouch 4G

Learn how to share your mobile internet with other devices using the T-Mobile myTouch 4G.





Connection icon for mobile hotspot


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


tethering_on.jpgMobile hotspot via Wi-Fi is turned on



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 the Home screen, touch the App Drawer App Drawer Icon.png
  2. Touch Wi-Fi Hotspot.
  3. Touch OK.
  4. Touch the Portable Wi-Fi Hotspot check box.
  5. If necessary, read message and tap OK.
  6. If desired, tap Security and select one of the following options:
    • None
    • WEP (128)
    • WPA (TKIP)
    • WPA2 (AES)
  7. If desired, tap the Password field to change the password.
  8. Tap Manage users.
  9. Select or clear the Allowed users only bubble.
  10. Tap the Max connections field and select the desired setting.
  11. Tap Done.




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, press the Menu Menu Icon.png key.
  2. Touch Settings.
  3. Touch Wireless & networks.
  4. Touch Portable Wi-Fi Hotspot.
  5. Tap the box to either turn on or off.