Google Pixel 2 - Change Mobile / Wi-Fi Hotspot Password

If you'd like to change the default password other devices use to connect to your Mobile Hotspot, check out the steps below.

  1. From a Home screen, touch and swipe up to display all apps.
  2. Navigate: Settings Settings app icon > Network & Internet Network and Internet icon > Hotspot & tethering Hotspot and Tethering icon.
  3. Tap Wi-Fi hotspot.
    Note If the option is unavailable, tap the switch to turn on On icon Portable Wi-Fi hotspot.
  4. Tap the Password field then enter the preferred password.
    Note Password must be at least 8 characters (see example image below).
    Change Password
  5. Tap the Show password checkbox to view the entered password.
  6. Tap Save.
    Note The new password must be entered on the connecting device.

Note Check out these FAQs for additional support on Mobile Hotspot or if you're prompted to add it.

Related Topic: Mobile Hotspot Settings

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