moto g6 - Mobile Hotspot Settings

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

Setup Mobile Hotspot
Manage Devices
Timeout Settings

Setup Mobile Hotspot

  1. From a Home screen, tap the Arrow up icon Up arrow icon to display all apps.
  2. Navigate: Settings Settings icon >Network & Internet Wi-Fi icon > Mobile Hotspot & Tethering Mobile hotspot & tethering icon.
  3. Tap Mobile Hotspot.
  4. Tap Mobile Hotspot settings
  5. Tap Setup Mobile Hotspot.
    Note Mobile Hotspot must be switched on On indicator to access setup.
  6. From the Setup Mobile Hotspot screen, configure the following as needed
    • Network name (SSID)
    • Hide my device
      Note Enabled when a check mark is present.
    • Security
      • None
      • WPA2 PSK
    • Password
      Note Password can be changed.
    • Show password
      Note Enabled when a check mark is present.
    • Select AP Band
      • 2.4 GHz Band
      • 5 GHz Band
    • Client (DHCP) start address
  7. Tap Save.

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Manage Devices

  1. From a Home screen, tap the Arrow up icon Up arrow icon to display all apps.
  2. Navigate: Settings Settings icon >Network & Internet Wi-Fi icon > Mobile Hotspot & Tethering.
  3. Tap Mobile Hotspot.
  4. Tap Mobile Hotspot settings
  5. Tap Manage Devices.
    Note Restricts which devices are allowed to connect.
  6. To set allowed devices, tap Manage allowed devices.
    1. Tap Allow all devices to enable or disable.
      Note Enabled when a check mark is present.
    2. To add a device:
      1. Tap Add allowed device.
      2. Enter the MAC address and device name (optional) then tap OK.
      3. Repeat steps 1 and 2 as necessary. When finished, tap the Back icon Back icon (lower-left)
  7. Tap Device limit.
    Note Limits how many devices can be connected at the same time.
    1. Select an option (e.g., 2 Devices, 3 Devices, 10 Devices, etc.)
    2. Tap the Back icon Back icon (lower-left).

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Timeout

  1. From a Home screen, tap the Arrow up icon Up arrow icon to display all apps.
  2. Navigate: Settings Settings icon >Network & Internet Wi-Fi icon > Mobile Hotspot & Tethering.
  3. Tap Mobile Hotspot.
  4. Tap Mobile Hotspot settings
  5. Tap Timeout settings.
    Note Sets how long before the hotspot turns off after no activity.
  6. Select an option:
    • 10 min
    • 15 min
    • 30min
    • 60 min
    • Never turn off
  7. Tap the Back icon Back icon (lower-left).

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