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Mobile Hotspot Turn off Wi-Fi Hotspot automatically Limit of connected devices Set up Wi-Fi Hotspot Use as a Wi-Fi repeater

Mobile Hotspot

The mobile data of the LG device can be shared with other connected devices via a Wi-Fi hotspot; if the Wi-Fi hotspot is switched on, the LG device is visible like a normal router.

Android 9 (LG UX 9.0)
Step 1:  Open the  Settings
Step 2:  Tap on  Tethering
Step 3:  Enable or Disable  Wi-Fi hotspot
Step 4:  Confirm with  Turn on
Step 5:  Confirm with  Turn on
  1. Open the Settings
  2. Tap on Tethering
  3. Enable or Disable Wi-Fi hotspot
  4. Confirm with Turn on
  5. Confirm with Turn on

Turn off Wi-Fi Hotspot automatically

The LG device automatically switches off the WLAN hotspot after 5 minutes when no devices are connected to the LG, this timeout can be adjusted or even switched off completely, so that the WLAN hotspot remains switched on until it is manually deactivated.

Android 9 (LG UX 9.0)
Step 1:  Open the  Settings
Step 2:  Tap on  Tethering
Step 3:  Tap on  Wi-Fi hotspot
Step 4:  Tap on  Timeout
Step 5:  Choose desired  Timeout
  1. Open the Settings
  2. Tap on Tethering
  3. Tap on Wi-Fi hotspot
  4. Tap on Timeout
  5. Choose desired Timeout

Limit of connected devices

If the LG smartphone is set up and used as a WLAN hotspot, the maximum connections can also be set.

For whatever reason, a password protected hotspot allows a maximum of 3 devices to connect to the LG smartphone, but if an open WLAN hotspot is set up, the connections can be limited between 1 and 10.

Android 9 (LG UX 9.0)
Step 1:  Open the  Settings
Step 2:  Tap on  Tethering
Step 3:  Tap on  Wi-Fi hotspot
Step 4:  Tap on  Set up Wi-Fi hotspot
Step 5:  Tap on  Security
Step 6:  Tap on  Open
Step 7:  Confirm with  OK
Step 8:  Tap on  Max users
Step 9:  Select desired  Maximum value
Step 10:  Confirm with  Save
  1. Open the Settings
  2. Tap on Tethering
  3. Tap on Wi-Fi hotspot
  4. Tap on Set up Wi-Fi hotspot
  5. Tap on Security
  6. Tap on Open
  7. Confirm with OK
  8. Tap on Max users
  9. Select desired Maximum value
  10. Confirm with Save

Set up Wi-Fi Hotspot

the WLAN hotspot is already set up on the LG device with default values. the password can be changed/fixed the first time it is activated. the hotspot can also be set up at any time afterwards. for this purpose, the name, password, security, broadcast channel and the maximum number of users (1-10) can be defined.

Android 9 (LG UX 9.0)
Step 1:  Open the  Settings
Step 2:  Tap on  Tethering
Step 3:  Tap on  Wi-Fi hotspot
Step 4:  Tap on  Set up Wi-Fi hotspot
Step 5:  Set up  Wi-Fi hotspot  and tap with  Save
  1. Open the Settings
  2. Tap on Tethering
  3. Tap on Wi-Fi hotspot
  4. Tap on Set up Wi-Fi hotspot
  5. Set up Wi-Fi hotspot and tap with Save

Use as a Wi-Fi repeater

Thanks to the Hotspot function, your own LG device can also be used as a WLAN repeater, and within range of the connected WLAN network, the LG can improve or, in the best case, even expand reception.

Android 9 (LG UX 9.0)
Step 1:  Open the  Settings
Step 2:  Tap on  Tethering
Step 3:  Tap on  Wi-Fi hotspot
Step 4:  Tap on  Set up Wi-Fi hotspot
Step 5:  Enable  Share via connected Wi-Fi
Step 6:  Confirm with  OK
Step 7:  Tap on  Save
  1. Open the Settings
  2. Tap on Tethering
  3. Tap on Wi-Fi hotspot
  4. Tap on Set up Wi-Fi hotspot
  5. Enable Share via connected Wi-Fi
  6. Confirm with OK
  7. Tap on Save

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