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How To Use OnePlus 5 Hotspot Guide

If you have purchased the brand new OnePlus device, it may be in your best interest to learn how to use Mobile Hotspot on OnePlus 5. There are a couple of reason that you would want to use hotspot on OnePlus 5 to connect to Internet in places that do not have safe connection or weak signals. You are also able to connect other smartphone to the Internet using the hotspot on OnePlus 5.

You will first to have a hotspot setup on OnePlus 5 before you use the OnePlus 5 mobile hotspot. You can easily do this by using the instruction below to turn on mobile spot OnePlus 5 and change the security password too.

 

How to turn OnePlus 5 to a wireless hotspot

  1. Make sure OnePlus 5 is turned on.
  2. Open your Notification settings by swiping down on your home screen.
  3. Choose Settings at the top right of the screen.
  4. Look and choose Tethering and Wi-Fi hotspot feature.
  5. Click Mobile Hotspot.
  6. Change the OFF/ON toggle to ON.
  7. Click OK for attention screen advising you that it will turn Wi-Fi off.
  8. Go over the steps on your screen that will assist you to connect a separate device to the OnePlus 5.

 

How to security type and change password for wireless hotspot on OnePlus 5

It is a great idea to make a password for mobile hotspot on OnePlus 5 so not every device and gain access to your hotspot. The normal settings for security are usually WPA2 for great safety. Take a look at the instructions to change security password:

  1. Make sure OnePlus 5 is turned on.
  2. Click the Notification Settings after swiping down on your home screen.
  3. Choose Settings at the top of your screen.
  4. Browse and choose Wi-Fi hotspot and Tethering.
  5. Click Mobile Hotspot.
  6. You can see alternative options by clicking on the three-dots.
  7. Click Configure.
  8. Have the password adjusted and then choose Save.

You should keep in mind that not all wireless carriers have data plans that let you have a mobile hotspot. So, that means you may need to upgrade your plan to use this feature.

If you have the feature for mobile hotspot already, you can connect to a hotspot easily after you have followed the instructions above.

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