Mobile hotspot: T-Mobile Sidekick 4G

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






Set up mobile hotspot


To set up or configure a mobile hotspot over Wi-Fi, follow these steps:


You can share the mobile data connection from your phone with up to five devices at once by turning your phone into a portable Wi-Fi hotspot(mobile access point).


When your phone is serving as a Wi-Fi hotspot for other devices, you cannot access the Internet on the phone itself.


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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. From any Home screen, press the Menu  key.
  2. Tap Settings.
  3. Tap Wireless and network.
  4. Tap Tethering and portable hotspot.
  5. Tap Mobile AP.
  6. Tap to select the Mobile AP check boxto enable or disable Wi-Fi sharing.
  7. View the warning that mobile data will not be available on your device while it is sharing.