How To Use Mobile Hotspot On OnePlus 5

If you’ve bought the new OnePlus phone, you may want to know how to use Mobile Hotspot on OnePlus 5. There’s a few reason that you would want to use One Plus 5 hotspot to connect to the Internet in areas that don’t have a safe connection or a weak signal. It’s also possible to connect other devices to the Internet using the OnePlus 5 hotspot.

Before you can start using the OnePlus mobile hotspot, you’ll need to setup hotspot on One Plus 5. You can do this very easily by following the steps below to enable One Plus 5 mobile spot and changing security password for it as well.


How to turn OnePlus 5 into a wireless hotspot

  1. Turn on your OnePlus 5
  2. Swipe down on the Home screen to open the Notification Settings
  3. Select on Settings on the top right corner of the screen
  4. Browse and select on the Tethering and Wi-Fi hotspot option
  5. Tap on Mobile Hotspot
  6. Adjust the On/Off toggle to On
  7. Tap on OK of the Attention screen advising you that Wi-Fi will be turned off
  8. Now proceed with the directions on the screen which will help you connect another device to your OnePlus 5


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

It’s a good idea to create a password for your mobile hotspot on OnePlus 5 so not everyone can access your connection. The standard settings for security are WPA2 for the best safety. Below are the steps to change security password:

  1. Turn on your OnePlus 5
  2. Swipe down on the Home screen and tap on Notification Settings
  3. Now select on Settings at the top of the screen
  4. Look for and select on Tethering and Wi-Fi hotspot
  5. Tap on Mobile Hotspot
  6. You can view more options by tapping on the three dots
  7. Tap on Configure
  8. Adjust the password and then select Save


You should know that not at wireless carrier have data plans that allow for a mobile hotspot. This means that you may have to upgrade your service to have this feature.

If you already have the mobile hotspot feature, then you can easily use connect to the hotspot once you’ve followed the steps above.


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