Tethering & mobile hotspot: T-Mobile Prism II

Learn how to share your mobile internet with other devices using the T-Mobile Prism II. 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:

 

Tether.jpgTethering via USB is turned on
HotSpot.jpgMobile hotspot via Wi-Fi is turned on

 

 

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Drivers

No additional drivers are required for USB tethering on this device.

 

 

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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. If necessary, tap the All tab.
  4. Under 'WIRELESS & NETWORKS,' tap More.
  5. Tap Tethering & Mobile HotSpot.
  6. If necessary, select the Mobile HotSpot check box.
  7. Tap Configure Wi-Fi hotspot.
  8. If necessary, edit the following options:
    • Network SSID
    • Security
    • Password
  9. Tap Save.

 

 

Turn on/off mobile hotspot

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

 

  1. From any Home screen, tap the Menu key.
  2. Tap System settings.
  3. If necessary, tap the All tab.
  4. Under 'WIRELESS & NETWORKS,' tap More.
  5. Tap Tethering & Mobile HotSpot.
  6. Select or clear the Mobile HotSpot check box.

 

 

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Tethering via USB

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

 

  1. Connect your device to a computer via USB cable.
  2. From any Home screen, tap the Menu key.
  3. Tap System settings.
  4. If necessary, tap the All tab.
  5. Under 'WIRELESS & NETWORKS,' tap More.
  6. Tap Tethering & Mobile HotSpot.
  7. Select the USB tethering check box.

 

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