Follow the step by step instruction on how to set up Motorola Moto Z Droid as Wi-Fi hotspot and turn it into a portable device that provide internet access to other Wi-Fi enabled devices nearby.
Enabling the Wi-Fi tethering or mobile hotspot feature on your Moto Z Droid is a convenient feature to have. This feature will transform your smartphone into portable device that allow other Wi-Fi devices nearby to connect to the internet conveniently.
Motorola Moto Z Droid Wi-Fi Tethering
How to enable this feature and turn your smartphone into Wi-Fi hotspot? Follow this step by step instruction:
- If your Wi-Fi feature is on, make sure to turn it off before. Go to Settings > Wireless and Network, where you will find Wi-Fi option so you can turn it off.
- To enable Wi-Fi tethering feature, go to Settings > More > Tethering & Portable Hotspot, and choose Portable Wi-Fi Hotspot option.
- Now, you can set this Wi-Fi hotspot feature. There are several configurations aspect to set up and they are the Network SSID (the name of your hotspot), Security (choose between WEP, WPA and WPA2, where WPA 2 is the most secure option), and Password (choose something unique and something that only you can remember).
- When you finish with setting the Wi-Fi hotspot configuration, tap Save. Now, your smartphone is a portable Wi-Fi hotspot that is ready to use.
Any Wi-Fi enabled device nearby can connect to the internet using Wi-Fi connection from your smartphone, but first, they need to select your hotspot name and entering the correct hotspot password.
When you do it the right way, there will be no problem on enabling this feature and turn your smartphone as a portable Wi-Fi hotspot device.
The problem that happens usually with other Wi-Fi enabled device that try to connect with your phone. In most cases, it happens because the information that they entered into the device (hotspot name and password) is incorrect. Make sure to double check everything and it should work just fine.