Mobile hotspot: Google Nexus 4

Learn how to share your mobile internet with other devices using the Google Nexus 4.

 

 

 

 

Connection icon for mobile hotspot

 

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

 

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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 the All apps AllAppsicon.jpgicon.
  2. Tap Settings.
  3. Under Wireless & networks, tap More.
  4. Tap Tethering & portable hotspot.
  5. Tap to select the Portable Wi-Fi hotspot check box.
  6. Tap Set up Wi-Fi hotspot.
  7. Tap the Network SSID field to enter a new network name, if desired.
  8. Tap the Security drop-down menu and select the desired options.
  9. If prompted, enter a password.
  10. Tap Save.

 

 

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 All apps AllAppsicon.jpgicon.
  2. Tap Settings.
  3. Under Wireless & networks, tap More.
  4. Tap Tethering & portable hotspot.
  5. Tap to select the Portable Wi-Fi hotspot check box.