Tethering & mobile hotspot: LG Optimus L9

Learn how to share your mobile internet with other devices using the LG Optimus L9. Find out more on this page:

 

Connection icons for tethering and mobile hotspot

Drivers for computers

Mobile hotspot via Wi-Fi

Tethering via USB

 

 

Connection icons for tethering and mobile hotspot

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

 

p769 usb tether.JPGTethering via USB is turned on
p769 usb tether.JPGMobile hotspot via Wi-Fi is turned on

 

 

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Drivers for computers

To download and install drivers for a Windows computer, follow these steps:

 

  1. From any Home screen, tap the Menu key.
  2. Tap System settings.
  3. Tap More.
  4. Tap USB tethering & Mobile HotSpot.
  5. Tap USB tethering to select the Check box.
  6. When the 'First time use' window appears, tap OK.
  7. Tap Download Windows [xx] driver.
  8. Tap either Chrome or Browser and then tap Just once.
  9. Follow any additional prompts.

 

 

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Mobile hotspot via Wi-Fi

Set up mobile hotspot

To set up or configure a mobile hotspot over Wi-Fi, follow these steps:

 

  1. From any Home screen, tap the Menu key.
  2. Tap System settings.
  3. Tap More.
  4. Tap USB tethering & Mobile HotSpot.
  5. Tap Configure Mobile HotSpot.
  6. Tap to adjust the following settings:

    • Network SSID
    • SSID visibility
    • Max client allowed to tether
    • Security
    • Password 

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Turn on / off mobile hotspot

To turn on or turn off a mobile hotspot over Wi-Fi, follow these steps:

 

Note: If you are turning on the mobile hotspot for the first time, you must create a password for the mobile hotspot (unless you already set one up by tapping Configure Mobile HotSpot).

 

  1. From any Home screen, tap the Menu key.
  2. Tap System settings.
  3. Tap More.
  4. Tap USB tethering & Mobile HotSpot.
  5. To turn on, tap Mobile HotSpot to select the Check box.
    If the pop-up window appears, you must create a password. Tap the Password field and enter a password that is at least 8 characters long. Record your password. Tap Save.
  6. To turn off, tap Mobile HotSpot to clear the Check box.

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Tethering via USB

To share you mobile data connection with a computer over a USB cable, follow these steps:

 

  1. Connect your phone to your computer using the USB cable.
  2. From any Home screen, tap the Menu key.
  3. Tap System settings.
  4. Tap More.
  5. Tap USB tethering & Mobile HotSpot.
  6. Tap USB tethering to select the Check box.
  7. If the pop-up window appears, tap OK to learn more about USB tethering. Otherwise, tap Cancel.

 

 

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