Turn Mobile / Wi-Fi Hotspot On / Off - HTC One M9

This shows how to turn Mobile Hotspot on or off. If you're having trouble setting up or connecting to Wi-Fi, make sure Mobile Hotspot is off.

Note When Mobile Hotspot is turned on, other Wi-Fi services are turned off.

  1. From a Home screen, navigate: Apps icon Apps icon > Settings > Mobile Hotspot and Tethering.
    Note If Settings is unavailable, tap the Dropdown menu Applications dropdown menu icon (located in the upper-left) then select Alphabetical. If still unavailable, refer to Manage App Icons.
  2. Tap Mobile Hotspot.
  3. Tap the Mobile Hotspot switch (located in the upper-right) to turn on On switch icon or off Off switch icon .
  4. If prompted with "Wi-Fi" message, tap OK.
  5. If presented with a Battery reminder, tap OK.
    Note To change the inactivity timer, tap the current setting then select one of the following:
    • Disable after 5 mins. of inactivity
    • Disable after 10 mins. of inactivity
    • Disable after 20 mins. of inactivity (default)
    • Disable after 30 mins. of inactivity
    • Disable after 60 mins. of inactivity
    • Always on
  6. If presented, note the provided credentials then tap OK.

Related Topic: Mobile Hotspot Settings

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