PRIV™ by BlackBerry® - Configure Broadcast Settings - Mobile / Wi-Fi Hotspot

If you are experiencing connectivity issues with your Mobile Hotspot or your device isn't found, check out the steps below.

Note Notes:

  • To avoid interference with other Wi-Fi networks, try using non-overlapping channels (i.e., 1, 6, or 11).
  • To configure settings, Mobile Hotspot must be turned on.


  1. From a Home screen, navigate: Apps Apps icon > Settings Settings icon > More.
  2. Tap Tethering & Mobile Hotspot.
  3. From Tethering & Mobile Hotspot tap Set up Mobile Hotspot.
  4. Tap the Band dropdown menu Dropdown menu icon to configure the broadcast channel then tap Save.
    • 2.4 GHz
    • 5 GHz


Note Check out these FAQs for additional support on Mobile Hotspot.