DROID MINI / DROID ULTRA / DROID MAXX by MOTOROLA - Mobile Hotspot Settings

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

  1. From a home screen, navigate: Apps Apps icon > Settings > More (Wireless & networks section).
  2. Tap Tethering & Mobile Hotspot.
  3. Tap Mobile Hotspot settings then select an option:

Configure Mobile Hotspot

  1. Tap Configure Mobile Hotspot.
  2. From the Setup Mobile Hotspot screen, configure the following as needed:
    • Network name (SSID)
    • Broadcast SSID
      Note Enabled when a check mark Check box icon is present.
    • Security
      • Open
      • WPA2 PSK
    • Password
      Note Password can be changed.
    • Show password
      Note Enabled when a check mark Check box icon is present.
    • Broadcast Channel (Auto, 1 - 11, 153, 157, 161, 165)
    • Client (DHCP) start address
  3. Tap Save.

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Manage devices

  1. Tap Manage devices.
    Note Restricts which devices are allowed to connect.
  2. To set allowed devices, tap Manage allowed devices.
    1. Tap Allow all devices to enable or disable.
      Note Enabled when a check mark Check box icon 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)
  3. 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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Inactivity timeout

  1. Tap Inactivity timeout.
    Note Sets how long before the hotspot will turn off after no activity.
  2. Select an option:
    • 10 min
    • 15 min
    • 30min
    • 60 min
    • Never turn off
  3. Tap the Back icon Back icon (lower-left).

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