Turn Mobile / Wi-Fi Hotspot On / Off - The all new HTC One® (M8)

This shows how to turn Mobile Hotspot on or off. If you're having trouble setting up or connecting to Wi-Fi, make sure Mobile Hotspot is off.

Note When Mobile Hotspot is turned on, other Wi-Fi services are turned off.

  1. From a Home screen, navigate: Apps Apps icon > Settings > More.
    Note If Settings is unavailable, tap the Dropdown menu Applications dropdown menu icon (located in the upper left) then tap Alphabetical. If still unavailable, refer to Manage App Icons.
  2. Tap Mobile network sharing.
  3. Tap the Mobile Hotspot switch to turn on On switch icon or off On switch icon.
  4. If prompted with Wi-Fi is turned off message, tap OK.
  5. If presented with a Battery reminder, tap OK.
    Note To change the inactivity timer, tap the current setting then select one of the following:
    • Disable after 5 mins. of inactivity
    • Disable after 10 mins. of inactivity - default
    • Always on
  6. If presented, note the provided credentials then tap OK.

Related Topic: Mobile Hotspot Settings

Note For additional assistance refer to:

Create a Network Connection - Macintosh®
Create a Network Connection - Windows® 8
Create a Network Connection - Windows 7
Create a Network Connection - Windows Vista
Create a Network Connection - Windows XP