Turn Mobile / Wi-Fi Hotspot On / Off - Windows® 8

  1. From the right edge of the screen, swipe left to display the charms menu.
    Note If using a mouse, move the pointer to the upper or lower-right corner of the Start screen then move up/down.
    Note Alternatively, press the Windows+C keys ( windows key logo+C) located on the physical keyboard (if available).
    Swipe left with Charms menu
  2. Tap or click Settings.
    Charms menu with Settings
  3. Tap or click Change PC settings (lower-right).
  4. From the left-pane, tap or click Network.
    Note If not available, tap or click the Back icon Left arrow icon (located in the upper-left) as necessary until 'PC settings' appears.
  5. Ensure that 'Connections' is selected from the left-pane then click Verizon Wireless from the 'Mobile broadband' section.
  6. Tap or click the Share this connection switch to turn on Switch On icon or off Switch Off icon.
    Note Depending upon personalization options, the switch colors may differ from the examples depicted.
    Mobile broadband network with Share this connection switch