Mobile Hotspot Settings - LG V20™

  1. From a Home screen, navigate: Settings Settings icon > Network & internet Network & internet icon.
    Note These instructions apply to Standard mode only.
  2. Tap Tethering & Mobile Hotspot Mobile hotspot icon.
  3. Tap the Mobile Hotspot switch to turn on On switch or off Off switch.
  4. Select an option:

Set up Mobile Hotspot

  1. Tap Set up Mobile Hotspot.
  2. From the Set up 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
    • Share via connected Wi-Fi
      Note Enabled when a check mark is present.
    • Password
      Note Password can be changed.
    • Show password
      Note Enabled when a check mark is present.
    • Max users (i.e. 1-10)
      Note Number of users that can be connected at the same time.
    • 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 options:
        • 2.4 GHz Band
        • 5 GHz Band
      2. Tap the channel Dropdown menu Dropdown menu icon then select the appropriate channel (e.g., Auto-select, 1 - 11).
      3. Tap the 802.11 Mode Dropdown menu Dropdown menu icon then select an option (e.g., b only, g only, b/g/n).
  3. Tap SAVE.

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Manage connections

  1. Tap the Allowed devices only switch to turn on On switch or off Off switch.
    Note Restricts which devices are allowed to connect.
    Note To add a device:
    1. Tap Add to allowed devices.
      Note You can add up to 15 allowed devices.
    2. Select an option:
    • Enter the 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.

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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:
    • 5 min
    • 10 min
    • 20 min
    • 30min
    • 60 min
    • Never turns off

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