Mobile hotspot: T-Mobile G2

Learn how to share your mobile internet with other devices using the T-Mobile G2.

 

 

 

 

Connection icon for mobile hotspot

 

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

 

WiFiSharingactive.pngMobile 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. Tap the Menu key.
  2. Tap Settings.
  3. Tap Wireless & networks.
  4. Tap Tethering & portable hotspot.
  5. Tap Portable Wi-Fi hotspot settings.
  6. Tap Configure Wi-Fi hotspot.
  7. Enter the name for the SSID
    • Note: Your device’s default SSID is AndroidAP.
  8. Tap Security.
  9. Tap WPA2 PSK.
  10. Tap the Password field.
  11. Enter your password.
    Note: The password must be 8 characters or more.
  12. 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. Tap the Menu key.
  2. Tap Settings.
  3. Tap Wireless & networks.
  4. Tap Tethering & portable hotspot.
  5. Tap Portable Wi-Fi hotspot to select (turn on) the check box.
  6. Your phone is now sharing its mobile network data connection with your computer via the Wi-Fi connection.