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To access your T-Mobile Hotspot Admin page, follow these steps:
To change the SSID follow these steps:
The Wi-Fi password is the password used to connect other devices to your Mobile Hotspot. Changing the Wi-Fi password does not change the password you use to access your T-Mobile Hotspot Admin page, which is your administrator password.
To change the Wi-Fi password, follow these steps:
Record your new SSID, Wi-Fi logon, and administrator passwords, and keep them in a safe place. You will need this information to connect other devices to your Mobile Hotspot’s network and to access your T-Mobile Hotspot Admin page.
Note: It is recommended that you accept default settings and do not change them unless you are an advanced user. If you have problems using your Mobile Hotspot after you change a setting, it is recommended that you reset the device to factory default settings.
Before you change Mobile Hotspot settings, you can view a summary of the most important settings on one screen, to help you decide which settings you want to change.
To view basic Mobile Hotspot settings, follow these steps:
To change the SSID and Wi-Fi password, follow these steps:
Under Broadband Settings, you can view wireless information and change network selection and APN settings.
To view wireless information, follow these steps:
To view the selection mode that Mobile Hotspot uses to search for available networks, follow these steps:
To change how the Mobile Hotspot searches for available networks, follow these steps:
Select one profile from the list.
Enter the profile name.
Enter the APN string.
Select a DNS mode.
PAP - Password Authentication Protocol (PAP) provides a simple method, without encryption, for the peer to establish its identity by using a two-way handshake.
CHAP - Challenge-Handshake Authentication Protocol is used to periodically verify the identity of the peer by using a three-way handshake.
The user name is used to obtain authentication from the ISP when the connection is established.
The password is used to obtain authentication from the ISP when the connection is established.
Under Wi-Fi Settings, you can view a list of wireless network devices and their MAC addresses, and you can change basic wireless network, security, and WPS settings.
To view a list of wireless network devices, follow these steps:
To change basic wireless network settings, follow these steps:
If all of the wireless devices connect with the Mobile Hotspot in the same transmission mode, performance will be improved by choosing the appropriate wireless mode.
Network Name (SSID)
Service Set Identifier (SSID). Enter a string with fewer than 32 characters as the name for your wireless local area network (WLAN).
Broadcast Network Name
Disable or Enable (Default) this function.
Enable - The device broadcasts the SSID, and other devices can search and connect to it.
Disable - Other devices cannot detect the SSID. Connection will require manual setup using the SSID and password.
Select the country where you currently reside.
Choose the appropriate channel to optimize the performance and coverage of your wireless network.
Choose the speed rate.
MAX Station Number
Choose the maximum number of the stations that connect the AP simultaneously, up to a maximum of five.
To change security settings, follow these steps:
You can authenticate successfully with an SSID, whether you enter a valid password or leave the password field blank.
The WLAN clients who have the same WEP key with a wireless gateway can pass the authentication and access the wireless network.
WPA Pre-Shared Key. Enter the Pre-Shared key as a plain text pass-phrase.
This is the more secure version of WPA, which includes implementation of the 802.11i standard.
Apply both the WPA-PSK and WPA2-PSK security protocols.
To change WPS settings, follow these steps:
You can set up firewall rules to protect your network from virus, worm, and malicious activity on the Internet.
To change MAC, IP, and port filtering settings, follow these steps:
To add a new rule, follow these steps:
To change port forwarding settings, follow these steps:
You can configure the system firewall to protect the Mobile Hotspot from attack by viruses, worms, and other malicious software. To change system security settings, follow these steps:
To view the software and hardware versions, follow these steps:
Your administrator password is the password you use to access your T-Mobile Hotspot Admin page. To change your administrator password, follow these steps:
To restore settings, follow these steps:
A SIM PIN code provides a secondary level of security for the Mobile Hotspot, and helps to prevent unauthorized use of your subscription.
To create a SIM PIN code, follow these steps:
To change the SIM PIN code, follow these steps:
To change advanced Mobile Hotspot settings, follow these steps:
To change whether you connect to the Internet manually or automatically, follow these steps:
To locate your Mobile Hotspot phone number, follow these steps:
Note: Your Mobile Hotspot phone number is also located at the top of your T-Mobile Hotspot Admin page.
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