There are times when we run out of data and have something important to do online, or even a deadline to meet. Having your friend or family put on their phone’s hotspot for you definitely saves the day.

A hotspot is a physical location where people may obtain internet access, typically using Wi-Fi technology, via a wireless local-area network (WLAN) using a router connected to an internet service provider.

You can use a phone’s mobile data to connect to another phone, tablet or computer to the internet. Sharing a connection this way is called tethering or using a hotspot.

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On the other person’s device, they’re to:

Swipe down from the top of the screen.
And tap on hotspot.

On your device, you’re to:

1. Open your device’s list of Wi-Fi options.
2. Pick the other phone’s hotspot name.
3. Enter the other phone’s  hotspot password.
4. Click connect.

If you don’t want your hotspot to require password so people can connect easily:

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1. Swipe down from the top of your screen.
2. Touch and hold hotspot
3. Under security,  tap none.

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This is how to connect to hotspot on an Android device.

If you have ever had issues connecting to a device’s hotspot, I hope that you found this helpful.

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