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.