Smartphone Mobile Hotspot: Google Nexus 5

Learn how to share your mobile internet with other devices using the Google Nexus 5.

 

On this page:

 

 

Set up

  1. From any Home screen, tap the All apps icon.
  2. Tap Settings.
  3. Under Wireless & networks, tap More.
  4. Tap Tethering & portable hotspot.
  5. Tap to select the Portable Wi-Fi hotspot check box.
  6. Tap Set up Wi-Fi hotspot.
  7. Tap the Network SSID field to enter a new network name, if desired.
  8. Tap the Security drop-down menu and select the desired options.
  9. If prompted, enter a password.
  10. Tap Save.

 

Turn on / off

  1. From any Home screen, tap the All apps icon.
  2. Tap Settings.
  3. Under Wireless & networks, tap More.
  4. Tap Tethering & portable hotspot.
  5. Tap to select the Portable Wi-Fi hotspot check box.