Tethering & mobile hotspot: T-Mobile myTouch Q by Huawei

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

 

tethering.pngUSB tethering is active
wifi sharing.pngSmartphone Mobile HotSpot / Wi-Fi Sharing is active

 

 

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Drivers for computers

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

 

Your phone can share its mobile data connection with a single computer over a USB cable.

Tethering works with Windows® 7, Windows XP, Windows Vista®, Mac OS X, and Linux. For more information about tethering and operating systems, visit www.android.com/tether.

 

For Windows XP, you must have the appropriate driver installed on your computer before you can tether. To learn more, go to www.android.com/tether.

  • Note: When you connect your phone to a computer with a USB cable, you can EITHER tether OR access files on the phone’s memory card, you cannot do both. If you want to use your computer to access the memory card, you must turn off tethering.

 

 

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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 Settings.
  3. Tap Wireless & networks.
  4. Tap Tethering and Mobile HotSpot.
  5. Tap to select the Mobile HotSpot check box.
  6. Tap OK.
  7. Tap OK again.
  8. Your phone starts broadcasting its Wi-Fi network name (SSID) so you can connect other devices and share your mobile network data connection.
  9. Your phone’s default SSID is T-Mobile myTouchQ [xx].

 

 

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 Settings.
  3. Tap Wireless & networks.
  4. Tap Tethering and Mobile HotSpot.
  5. Tap Mobile HotSpot settings.
  6. If necessary, tap OK.
  7. Tap Configure Mobile HotSpot.
  8. Enter the desired Network SSID.
  9. Under Security, tap one of the following options:
    • Open
    • WPA2 PSK
  10. If desired, tap to change the password.
  11. Tap Save.

 

 

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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 a USB cord to the phone, then to a computer.
  2. If necessary, tap the Home key or the Back key (do NOT select a USB mode).
  3. From any Home screen, tap the Menu key.
  4. Tap Settings.
  5. Tap Wireless & networks.
  6. Tap Tethering and Mobile HotSpot.
  7. Tap to select the USB tethering check box.
  8. Read the alert and tap OK.

 

 

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