LG V40 ThinQ™ - Manage Mobile / Wi-Fi Hotspot Settings

 

  1. From a Home screen, navigate: Settings Settings Icon > Network & internet.
  2. Tap Tethering & Mobile Hotspot.
  3. Tap the Mobile Hotspot switch to turn on Switch on icon or off Switch off icon.
  4. Tap Mobile Hotspot to select an option.
  5. From the Mobile Hotspot screen, select an option:

 

Set Up Mobile Hotspot

  1. From the 'Set Up Mobile Hotspot' screen, configure the following as needed:
    • Wi-Fi name (SSID)
    • Hide my phone
      Note Enabled when a checkmark is present.
    • Security
      • Open
      • WPA2 PSK
    • Password
      Note Password can be changed.
    • Show password (may require scrolling)
      Note Enabled when a checkmark 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 checkmark is present.
    • When Advanced options are enabled, configure the following:
      1. Tap the appropriate Broadcast channel (i.e., Auto-select, 1 - 11).
      2. Tap the appropriate 802.11 Mode:
        • b only
        • g only
        • b/g/n
  2. Tap SAVE.

 

Note Check out these FAQs for additional support on Mobile Hotspot.

 

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Manage connections

  1. Tap Allow all devices to turn on Switch on icon or off Switch off icon.
    Note Restricts which devices are allowed to connect when off.
    Note To add a device, 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.

 

Note Check out these FAQs for additional support on Mobile Hotspot.

 

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Timeout

Select an option:

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

 

Note Check out these FAQs for additional support on Mobile Hotspot.

 

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