Mobile hotspot: T-Mobile G2x

Learn how to share your mobile internet with other devices using the T-Mobile G2x.

 

 

 

 

Connection icon for mobile hotspot

 

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

 

WiFiSharingactive.gifMobile hotspot via Wi-Fi is turned on
Tetherin&Sharing.gifBoth USB Tethering and Wi-Fi Sharing are active

 

 

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 Menu key.
  2. Tap Settings.
  3. Tap Wireless & networks.
  4. Scroll to and tap Tethering & portable hotspot.
  5. If necessary, tap Portable Wi-Fi hotspot to enable Wi-Fi hotspot.
  6. Tap Portable Wi-Fi hotspot settings.
  7. Tap Configure Wi-Fi hotspot.
  8. Configure settings as desired.
  9. 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 Menu key.
  2. Tap Settings.
  3. Tap Wireless & networks.
  4. Scroll to and tap Tethering & portable hotspot.
  5. Tap Portable Wi-Fi hotspot to enable or disable.
  6. Your phone is now sharing its mobile network data connection using Wi-Fi.

 

Your phone starts broadcasting its Wi-Fi network name (SSID) so you can connect up to five other devices. Your phone’s default SSID is T-Mobile G2x.

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