Wi-Fi & Mobile Hotspot. Turn Wi-Fi On & Off: From the Home screen, swipe down from the Notification bar, select and hold the Wi-Fi icon, select the Wi-Fi switch to turn Wi-Fi on or off.
To optimize battery life, turn Wi-Fi off when not in use. Connect to a Wi-Fi Network. From the Wi-Fi screen, select the desired network. If necessary, enter the network password, select "CONNECT". To connect to a hidden or un-broadcasted Wi-Fi network, select "Add network". You will need to enter the network SSID, Security type, and password, if necessary, to continue. Select "CONNECT". When the device is connected to a Wi-Fi network, the Wi-Fi Active icon will display in the Notification bar. Data transmitted over a Wi-Fi network does not count towards your AT&T data plan and will not be billed. To forget a network, select and hold the desired network, then select "Forget network". To access Wi-Fi settings, select "ADVANCED", edit settings as desired. Create a Mobile Hotspot: Use your AT&T device as a mobile Wi-Fi Hotspot to share your data connection with Wi-Fi-capable devices such as smartphones, tablets, netbooks, MP3 players, and more; requires eligible data plan or MobileShare. From the Home screen, swipe down from the Notification bar, then select the Settings icon, select "Connections", select "Mobile Hotspot and Tethering". Select the Mobile Hotspot switch to turn it on. To change your Mobile Hotspot settings, such as the network name, password, or security, select "Mobile Hotspot", select the Menu icon, then select "Configure Mobile Hotspot". Adjust as desired, then select "SAVE".
Within Mobile Hotspot, connected devices will be listed under Connected Devices. To turn off Mobile Hotspot, select the Mobile Hotspot switch. ♪AT&T jingle♪ .