Learn how to share your mobile internet with other devices using the Motorola Moto X.

Connection icon for mobile hotspot

When your device is sharing the mobile internet connection, refer to the following:

Mobile hotspot via Wi-Fi is turned on

Set up mobile hotspot

To set up or configure a mobile hotspot over Wi-Fi, follow these steps:

Note: Portable Wi-Fi Hotspot settings cannot be changed when Wi-Fi sharing is turned on.

  1. From the Home screen, tap the Menu key.
  2. Tap Settings.
  3. Tap More.
  4. Tap Tethering & portable hotspot.
  5. Place a check next to Portable Wi-Fi hotspot.
  6. Tap Setup Wi-Fi Hotspot.
  7. Setup the following fields:
    • Network SSID
    • Security
    • Hotspot frequency band
    • Password
  8. Tap Save.

Turn on / off mobile hotspot

To turn on or turn off a mobile hotspot over Wi-Fi, follow these steps:

  1. From the Home screen, tap the Menu key.
  2. Tap Settings.
  3. Tap More.
  4. Tap Tethering & portable hotspot.
  5. Place a check next to Portable Wi-Fi hotspot.
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