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OnePlus 5/OnePlus 6/OnePlus 6T: Using Mobile Hotspot Guide

For you have purchased the new smartphone by OnePlus, it’s a good idea to know how to use Mobile Hotspot on OnePlus 5, OnePlus 6 and OnePlus 6T. Using the OnePlus 5 Mobile Hotspot is great for times that you need a secure Internet connection, instead of using public WiFi or a weak signal. In addition, with your One Plus 5 hotspot, you can connect your other device to the Internet as well.

Prior to using your OnePlus 5, OnePlus 6 or OnePlus 6T hotspot, you will have to enable the hotspot on OnePlus 5, OnePlus 6 and OnePlus 6T. This process is simple and can be done in a few steps to get everything going. We’ll also explain how you can adjust the password security for the hotspot as well.

 

Turning on OnePlus 5, OnePlus 6 and OnePlus 6T wireless hotspot

  1. Turn on your phone
  2. From the Home screen, swipe down and tap on Notification Settings
  3. Tap on Settings
  4. Look for the Tethering and Wi-Fi hotspot option and tap on it
  5. Select Mobile Hotspot
  6. Change the toggle that says On/Off to ON
  7. Select OK when you see the Attention
  8. Follow the steps on the screen that explains how to connect another device to the OnePlus

 

 

Change password and security type for wireless hotspot on OnePlus 5, OnePlus 6 and OnePlus 6T

We recommend that you make a password for the OnePlus 5, OnePlus 6 and OnePlus 6T hotspot, so you can control who has access to your wireless hotspot. The best type of security to use is WPA2. Follow the directions below for learning how to change your security password:

  1. Turn on your smartphone
  2. From the Home screen, swipe down and tap on Notification Settings
  3. Tap on Settings
  4. Look for the Tethering and Wi-Fi hotspot option and tap on it
  5. Select Mobile Hotspot
  6. Tap on the three dots to bring up more settings
  7. Select Configure
  8. Change the password and tap on Save

 

It’s important to note that not all mobile carriers have the wireless hotspot for OnePlus 5, OnePlus 6 and OnePlus 6T. This all depends on the type of service/plan you have with your carrier. If you can’t find the mobile hotspot, you might have to contact your carrier and see if they can upgrade your service.

But for those that have mobile hotspot already, you just need to set up and connect to Mobile Hotspot on OnePlus 6, OnePlus 6T and OnePlus 5 by following the steps above.

 

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