Mobile Hotspot Settings - LG K4™

To configure Mobile Hotspot settings (e.g., password, allowed devices, etc.), view this info.

  1. From a Home screen, navigate: Apps icon Apps icon > Settings Settings icon > More (Wireless Networks section).
  2. Tap Mobile Hotspot.
  3. From the Mobile Hotspot screen, select an option:

 

Set up Mobile Hotspot

  1. Tap Set up Mobile Hotspot.
  2. From the Setup Mobile Hotspot screen, configure the following as needed:
    • Wi-Fi name (SSID)
    • Hide my phone
      Note Enabled when a check mark is present.
    • Security
      • Open
      • WPA2 PSK
    • Password
      Note Password can be changed.
    • Show password
      Note Enabled when a check mark is present.
    • From the 'Max users' dropdown menu, select the maximum number of hotpot users (1-10).
    • If needed, tap Show advanced options.
      Note Enabled when a check mark is present.
    • When Advanced options are enabled, configure the following:
      1. Tap the appropriate Broadcast channel (i.e. Auto-select, 1 - 4).  
      2. Tap the appropriate 802.11 Mode:
        • b only
        • g only
        • b/g/n
  3. Tap SAVE.

 

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Manage connections

  1. To set allowed devices, tap Manage connections.
  2. Tap the Allow all devices checkbox to turn enable or disable.
    Note Restricts which devices are allowed to connect.
    Note To add a device:
    1. Tap Add to allowed devices then select one of the following options:
      • Enter MAC address of the device
        • Enter the name and MAC address then tap Save.
      • Choose from connected devices
        • Choose a device from the list then tap Done.
  3. Tap the left arrow icon Left arrow icon (located in the upper-left) to return to the previous screen.

 

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Timeout

  1. Tap Timeout.
    Note Sets how long before the hotspot will turn off after no activity.
  2. Select an option:
    • 5min
    • 10 min
    • 20 min
    • 30 min
    • 60 min
    • Never turns off
  3. Tap the left arrow icon Left arrow icon (located in the upper-left) to return to the previous screen.

 

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