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Huawei P20 Tethering Guide

You may be away from home, maybe a vocation and you need other devices you have like a laptop, and tablet to access the Internet. If you have your Huawei P20 along with you, the best option available will be to use it to connect other devices to the internet. It is also a great idea to set Huawei P20 as a mobile hotspot in an area where you sense a public Wi-Fi that has a bad connection.

You will not need to worry about the battery when utilizing the mobile tethering feature as the P20 has a great battery life that lasts for long hours especially when new. The tethering on Huawei P20 is not as hard as you might think since we will clearly show you how to utilize that tethering capability and also change security password if need be.

 

How To Turn Huawei P20 Into Tethering Hotspot:

  1. Power the Huawei P20.
  2. While on the Home screen swipe down till you reach the Notification Settings.
  3. Choose Settings while at the screen’s top right corner.
  4. Find the Tethering and Wi-Fi hotspot option and choose it.
  5. Choose Mobile Hotspot.
  6. Tap on the On/Off toggle.
  7. An Attention screen will pop up to advise you that the Wi-Fi will mode will soon be turned off. Just Select OK.
  8. Afterward, you will need to follow those directions that appear at screen’s bottom part to enable you to connect other devices to Huawei P20.

 

How To Change Security Type And Password For Huawei P20’s Tethering Hotspot

As a standard, the mobile hotspot in Huawei P20 requires you to add a password. For security purposes, it usually defaults to WPA2. If you need to change some of these settings, you will need to follow the following steps:

  1. Turn the Huawei P20 on.
  2. While on the Home screen swipe down till you reach the Notification Settings.
  3. Choose Settings while at the screen’s top right corner.
  4. Find the Tethering and Wi-Fi hotspot option and choose it.
  5. Choose Mobile Hotspot.
  6. You will see three dots. Select them to see more options.
  7. Choose Configure.
  8. Set the password you desire and choose Save.

 

For some data plans, you need to upgrade to obtain the mobile hotspot service. Therefore, we recommend you contact your wireless carrier to obtain a compatible data plan when you see that Mobile Hotspot is not working on the Huawei P20 after following the above instructions.
 
 

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