Motorola Moto G

Motorola Moto G

How to guides

Set up and use your phone as a Wi-Fi hotspot

When you use your phone as a Wi-Fi hotspot, you can share your phone's internet connection with other devices via Wi-Fi. Remember, you need to set up your phone for internet.

Step 1 of 14

Find "Set up Wi-Fi hotspot"

Press the menu icon.

Step 2 of 14

Find "Set up Wi-Fi hotspot"

Press Settings.

Step 3 of 14

Find "Set up Wi-Fi hotspot"

Press More....

Step 4 of 14

Find "Set up Wi-Fi hotspot"

Press Tethering & mobile hotspot.

Step 5 of 14

Find "Set up Wi-Fi hotspot"

Press Set up Wi-Fi hotspot.

Step 6 of 14

Select settings for Wi-Fi hotspot

Press the field below "Network SSID" and key in the required name for the Wi-Fi hotspot.

Step 7 of 14

Select settings for Wi-Fi hotspot

Press the drop down list below "Security".

Step 8 of 14

Select settings for Wi-Fi hotspot

If you don't want to password protect your hotspot:
Press None.

Step 9 of 14

Select settings for Wi-Fi hotspot

If you want to password protect your hotspot:
Press WPA2 PSK.

Step 10 of 14

Select settings for Wi-Fi hotspot

Press the field below "Password" and key in the required password.

Step 11 of 14

Select settings for Wi-Fi hotspot

Press Save.

Step 12 of 14

Turn on Wi-Fi hotspot

Press Mobile Wi-Fi hotspot until the function is turned on.

Step 13 of 14

Establish connection

Do the following on the device which is to connect to your Wi-Fi hotspot:
Turn on Wi-Fi.
Find the list of available Wi-Fi networks.
Select the network name you keyed in in step 2.
Key in the password you selected in step 2 and establish a connection to the Wi-Fi hotspot.
When the connection is established, you can access the internet from the other device.

Step 14 of 14

Return to the home screen

Press the home icon to return to the home screen.

1. Find "Set up Wi-Fi hotspot"

Press the menu icon.
Press Settings.
Press More....
Press Tethering & mobile hotspot.
Press Set up Wi-Fi hotspot.

2. Select settings for Wi-Fi hotspot

Press the field below "Network SSID" and key in the required name for the Wi-Fi hotspot.
Press the drop down list below "Security".
If you don't want to password protect your hotspot:
Press None.
If you want to password protect your hotspot:
Press WPA2 PSK.
Press the field below "Password" and key in the required password.
Press Save.

3. Turn on Wi-Fi hotspot

Press Mobile Wi-Fi hotspot until the function is turned on.

4. Establish connection

Do the following on the device which is to connect to your Wi-Fi hotspot:
Turn on Wi-Fi.
Find the list of available Wi-Fi networks.
Select the network name you keyed in in step 2.
Key in the password you selected in step 2 and establish a connection to the Wi-Fi hotspot.
When the connection is established, you can access the internet from the other device.

5. Return to the home screen

Press the home icon to return to the home screen.

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