Smartphone Mobile Hotspot: LG K20 Plus

Learn how to share your mobile internet with other devices using the LG K20 Plus.

 

On this page:

 

 

Set up

  1. Verify Wi-Fi and Smartphone Mobile Hotspot are turned off.
  2. From any home screen, tap Apps > Settings.
  3. If using Tab view, select the Networks tab.
  4. Tap Tethering > Mobile HotSpot.
  5. If necessary, tap the Mobile HotSpot switch to turn on.
  6. Tap Configure Mobile HotSpot.
  7. Edit the available settings as necessary:
    • Wi-Fi name (SSID)
    • Broadcast SSID
    • Security
    • Password
    • Show password
    • Maximum connections
    • Broadcast channel [2.4 GHz or 5 GHz]
    • Auto select
  8. When finished, tap SAVE.
  9. Tap Mobile HotSpot turn off timer and select from the following:
    • After 5 min of inactivity
    • After 10 min of inactivity
    • After 15 min of inactivity
    • After 30 min of inactivity
    • Always stays on
  10. Tap Allowed devices and select from the following:
    • Tap the trash can to delete a device.
    • Tap the + sign to add a device:
      1. Enter the Device name.
      2. Enter the MAC address. On most Android devices, this is under Settings > About phone > Hardware info.
      3. When finished, tap SAVE.
    • Tap to check or uncheck the Allow all devices checkbox.
  11. If desired, tap the Wi-Fi Sharing switch to the turn on or off.

 

Turn on / off

  1. Verify Wi-Fi and Smartphone Mobile Hotspot are turned off.
  2. From any home screen, tap Apps > Settings.
  3. If using Tab view, select the Networks tab.
  4. Tap Tethering > Mobile HotSpot.
  5. Tap the Mobile HotSpot switch to turn it on or off.