Mobile hotspot: LG Optimus T

Learn how to share your mobile internet with other devices using the LG Optimus T.

 

 

 

 

Connection icon for mobile hotspot

 

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

 

wifish.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. From any Home screen, press the Menu key.
  2. Tap Settings.
  3. Tap Wireless & networks.
  4. Tap Tethering & portable hotspot.
  5. Tap Portable Wi-fi hotspot to turn on Wi-Fi sharing.
  6. View the warning about the battery and tap OK.
    Note: The first time you set up Portable HotSpot, the phone will automatically ask you for a new WPA2-Personal Password. Enter a password of 8 or more characters and tap Done and Save.
  7. Tap Portable Wi-Fi hotspot settings.
  8. If desired, tap Configure Wi-Fi Hotspot to change the Network SSID name, the Security type, or the Password, then tap Save.

 

Your phone starts broadcasting its Wi-Fi network name (SSID) so you can connect to it with up to five computers or other devices. Your phone’s default SSID is AndroidAP.

 

 

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 & networks.
  4. Tap Tethering & portable hotspot.
  5. Tap Portable Wi-fi hotspot to turn on Wi-Fi sharing.