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

To configure Manage Mobile / Wi-Fi Hotspot Settings (e.g., password, network name, etc.), view this info.

  1. From a Home screen, navigate: Apps Apps icon > Settings Settings icon > More.
  2. Tap Tethering & Mobile Hotspot then select an option:
    Note Ensure the Mobile Hotspot switch is turned on Switch on.

Set up Mobile Hotspot

  1. Tap Set up Mobile Hotspot.
  2. From the Set up Mobile Hotspot screen, configure the following as needed:
    • Network name
    • Security
      • Open
      • WPA2 PSK
    • Password
      Note Password can be changed.
    • Show password
      Note Enabled when a check mark checkbox icon is present.
    • Select AP Band:
      • 2.4 GHz
      • 5 GHz
    • Inactivity timeout (i.e. 10 minutes, 30 minutes, etc.).
      Note Sets how long before the hotspot will turn off after no activity.
  3. Tap SAVE.


Connected devices

To view the devices that are connected to the hotspot, tap Connected devices.
Note Up to 5 devices may be connected at the same time.