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How To Make Your Optimus G Pro a WiFi Hotspot



Do you want to share your Internet connection for your friends? With LG Optimus G Pro, you can now share your connection with up to 5-8 devices by turning on the portable Wi-Fi hotspot. You will notice an icon in the Status bar when your phone is sharing a data connection.


Follow these steps on how to make your Optimus G Pro a WiFi hotspot:

Step 1. Tap on the Home Icon > Three Horizontal Lines or Settings.

Step 2. Select System settings > Tap More.

Step 3. Then choose Portable WiFi hotspot to activate. (A blue check mark will appear). Your phone should start the broadcasting with its WiFi network name (SSID) so it can connect to other devices.

If you want to change the network name or put a password, tap on Configure WiFi hotspot.

Tap on Network SSID field and enter your preferred name.

It is also recommended to put a password so others can't connect without your permission. Tap the Security menu and select WPAP2 PSK (WiFi Protected Access 2 with a Pre-shared Key.). When a password field is added to the dialog box, enter a password. Every time there's a person you will attempt to connect to your Portable WiFi, he/she will need to enter the password.

The SSID Visibility if you want your hotspot to be displayed or not on other devices.

If you want to limit the number of users on your hotspot, tap on Max Users and select the number of phones you want.

Then don't forget to Save the changes you made.


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