Mobile hotspot: T-Mobile G-Slate

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

 

 

 

 

Connection icon for mobile hotspot

 

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

 

image013.jpgMobile hotspot via Wi-Fi is turned on
image015.jpgMobile Hotspot and Tetehring via USB are both 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.

 

Note: It is NOT possible to configure the following options:

  • Allow/block specific devices
  • Number of maximum device connections

 

  1. From any Home screen, tap the Apps icon.
  2. Tap Settings.
  3. Tap Wireless and networks.
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  4. Tap Tethering and portable hotspot.
    Tethering & mobile hotspot.jpg
  5. Tap Configure portable Wi-Fi hotspot.
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  6. If desired, enter a unique name for the network SSID.
  7. Tap the Security drop-down menu.
  8. Tap to select from the following options:
    • Open
    • WPA PSK
    • WPA2 PSK
  9. If desired, tap the Password field to enter a security password.Note: Your password must be at least 8 characters long.
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  10. Tap Save.
  11. On your computer or another capable device, connect to your tablet (SSID) via Wi-Fi hotspot.

 

 

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 Apps icon.
  2. Tap Settings.
  3. Tap Wireless and networks.
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  4. Tap Tethering and portable hotspot.
    Tethering & mobile hotspot.jpg
  5. Tap to select the Portable Wi-Fi hotspot check box.Note: Your device starts broadcasting its Wi-Fi network name (SSID) so you can connect it to other computers or devices. Your device’s default SSID is AndroidAP.