How to Add and Remove Allowed Devices from Android Hotspot
Prerequisites: Know how to use Android Hotspot
Difficulty Level: Member • Nerd • Platypus
Estimated Time: 5 Minutes
Expected Outcome: Have blocked/allowed devices on your phones mobile hotspot
Tools Required: Android Phone
From a Home screen, swipe up or down from the center of the display to access the apps screen.These instructions only apply to Standard mode and the default Home screen layout
Settings > Connections > Mobile Hotspot and Tethering
Tap Mobile Hotspot
- Tap the
then tapAllowed devices
TapAllowed devices onlyto turn on or off .When on, only devices add to the list can connect.
Perform any of the following:
To add a device: Tap ADD (upper-right).
- Enter the Phone name and MAC address then tap
To remove a device: Tap DELETE (upper-right).
- Select the device(s).
Device is marked for deletion when a checkmark is present.To select all devices, tap All (upper-left).