HTC 10™ - Mobile Hotspot Settings

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 > Mobile Hotspot &Tethering.
  2. Tap Portable Wi-Fi hotspot then refer to the following:

Settings

  1. From the Mobile Hotspot screen, configure the following settings as needed:
    • HOTSPOT NAME (SSID)
    • PASSWORD
      Note Password can be changed.
    • Show password
      Note On when a check mark is present.

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Manage users

  1. To create a list of devices that can connect to the hotspot, tap Manage users.
  2. Tap Allowed users only to turn on or off.
    Note When on (checked), tap Allow or Block as users request access then tap Done.
  3. Tap the 'MAX. CONNECTIONS' Dropdown menu to limit the number of users (1-10).
  4. Tap DONE.

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Advanced

  1. From the Mobile Hotspot screen, tap the Menu icon Menu icon (upper-right).
  2. Tap Advanced configure the following then tap the left Arrow icon Left arrow icon (upper-left):
    • Hide SSID
      Note On when a check mark is present.
    • Security
      • None
      • WPA2 (AES)
    • Wi-Fi frequency band selection
      • 2.4 GHz Band
      • 5 GHz Band
    • LAN settings
    • Timeout settings
      Note Sets how long before the hotspot will turn off after no activity.
      • Turn off after 5 mins. of inactivity
      • Turn off after 10 mins. of inactivity
      • Turn off after 20 mins. of inactivity
      • Turn off after 30 mins. of inactivity
      • Turn off after 60 mins. of inactivity
      • Always on

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