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How to turn your LG G2 into a WiFi hotspot

In case you didn't know, you can turn you LG G2 Android powered smartphone into a Wi-Fi hotspot and use it to surf the web with any other wireless device like notebook, tablet or a smartphone.

 
  Author: mat | Version: 4.3 | 23rd November 2013 |  
 
 
1.
 

Got your LG G2 settings. You can swipe down notifications and tap the Settings button (see picture).

You can also tap the Menu button (touch button right of the center Home button) on the home screen and choose System settings.

 
 
2.
 

Tap Tethering & networks under Connectivity.

 
 
3.
 

Turn On the Wi-Fi hotspot.

 
 
4.
 

Tap Yes if you agree.

But be warned, devices that are going to get connected to your LG G2 are also going to use your Internet data. Meaning, if you don't have an appropriate data plan with your mobile provider, it could cost you quite bit.

 
 
5.
 

Your Wi-Fi hotspot is now turned on, but let's customize it as well. 

Tap Wi-Fi hotspot ...

 
 
6.
 

... tap Set up Wi-Fi hotspot ...

 
 
7.
 

Enter Network SSID you would like.

Network SSID is the name of the wireless connections that is going to show up on other wifi devices. 

You can leave or set the Security to WPA2 PSK.

And enter the Password you want for your Wi-Fi hotspot.

Tap Save.

 
 
8.
 

Your LG G2 is now acting like a Wi-Fi hotspot, you can see that by the Wireless icon in the notification bar.

 
 
9.
 

Other devices should now be able to connect to your new hotspot.

This is the image of my notebook.

 
 
10.
 

And when you want to turn the Wi-Fi hotspot off, simply swipe down the notifications, tap Wi-Fi hotspot active ...

 
 
11.
 

... and turn the Wi-Fi hotspot Off.






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