Tethering & mobile hotspot: T-Mobile myTouch by LG

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

 

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Drivers for computers

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

 

  1. Navigate to http://www.lg.com/us/mobile-phones/TMUS_Update/index.jsp.
  2. Halfway down the screen, click inside the Enter the model number or name box.
  3. Enter Mytouch. Do not click the ‘Search’ icon.
  4. From the Drop-Down List, click myTouch LGE739.
  5. Click Software update & drivers.
  6. Click Download for the appropriate operating system:
    • USB DRIVER for Windows
    • USB DRIVER for MAC
  7. Follow any additional prompts.

 

Note: When you connect your phone to your computer with a USB cable, you can either tetheror access files on the phone’s memory card, but 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, touch the Menu key.
  2. Touch Settings.
  3. Touch Wireless & networks.
  4. Touch Tethering & Wi-Fi sharing.
  5. Touch to select the Wi-Fi sharing check box to enable Wi-Fi sharing, if necessary.
  6. Touch Wi-Fi sharing settings.
  7. Touch Configure Wi-Fi sharing.
  8. Enter a new name (Network SSID) for your phone (optional) .
  9. If you want to change  the security setting, touch the Security drop-down menu.
  10. Touch Open or WPA2 PSK.
  11. If you have selected WPA2 PSK, then touch the Password field and enter a password.
  12. Touch Save.

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Connect

To connect to Wi-Fi sharing, follow these steps:

    1. On your phone, from any Home screen, touch the Menu key.
    2. Touch Settings.
    3. Touch Wireless & networks.
    4. Touch Tethering & Wi-Fi sharing.
    5. If necessary, touch Wi-Fi sharing to turn it on.
    6. Read  the warning message and touch OK.
    7. From another device,  connect to your device (SSID) using Wi-Fi sharing.

Note: Your  device’s default SSID is LG-E739_24.

 

 

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, touch the Menu key.
  2. Touch Settings.
  3. Touch Wireless & networks.
  4. Touch Tethering & Wi-Fi sharing.
  5. Touch to select the Wi-Fi sharing check box to enable Wi-Fi  sharing.
  6. Touch OK if you would like to learn more about Wi-Fi  Sharing or touch Cancel.
  7. Touch OK.

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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. Touch the Back key. Important: Do NOT selectTurn on USB storage.
  3. From any Home screen, touch the Menu key.
  4. Touch Settings.
  5. Touch Wireless & networks.
  6. Touch Tethering & Wi-Fi sharing.
  7. Touch to select the USB tethering check box to enable.

 

 

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