If you have access to the internet via cellular data or Wi-Fi on your Tecno mobile and want others to connect to the internet as well, you can share your connection with them. In this quick guide, we will show you different ways to share internet connection, cellular data or Wi-Fi network, from Tecno mobile phone with another Android or iPhone, iPad.
Share cellular data from Tecno mobile phone via Hotspot
Unlock your Tecno phone screen, head to Settings > Network & internet > Mobile network, to turn on the cellular data.
Then go to Network & internet > Hotspot & tethering > Wi-Fi hotspot to set up mobile hotspot on your Tecno smartphone. Touch the ON/OFF toggle to turn on WiFi hotspot on your Tecno mobile. The hotspot name is your phone name by default. You can touch on it to change a different name if like. Security is set to WPS2-Personal. Tap on Hotspot password to show or change the password for the Wi-Fi hotspot.
Connect other phone to Tecno phone via hotspot
Computers and other phones can be connected to your Tecno mobile phone’s hotspot network just like regular WiFi network. All connected devices will share your mobile data or internet connection via hotspot.
Share Wi-Fi network from Tecno mobile phone
Generally speaking, you can simply connect to the same Wi-Fi network using the same password. If you don’t remember the password, you can make use of the Wi-Fi network sharing feature on Tecno phone to get more devices of your own or help other people connect to the same Wi-Fi network.
Open up Settings, select Network & internet, tap on Wi-Fi, scroll down and past the list of available networks to the bottom to find and view Saved networks.
You will see a list of all Wi-Fi networks you have connected to and your phone remembers. Select the WiFi network, choose Share, you will be ask to authenticate via your current screen lock setting. After that, you will get a QR code on your Tecno phone screen.
Scan and connect to Wi-Fi from other Android phone
On other Android devices, go to Settings > Network & internet > Wi-Fi, turn on Wi-fi, then scroll down to the bottom of all available WiFi networks and touch the Scan icon after Add network to scan QR code and join the WiFi.
Share Wi-Fi connection via hotspot or bluetooth
There might be a rare case that your second device or other devices can’t connect to the same Wi-Fi network directly. In this case, you can still access WiFi internet on that particular device with the help of your Tecno mobile phone that has the WiFi access. Just connect your Tecno mobile phone to the Wi-Fi network. Then go to Settings > Network & internet > Hotspot & tethering to turn on Wi-Fi hotspot or Bluetooth. You can then pair both phones using Bluetooth to share internet connection or simply connect the second or more devices to the mobile hotspot on the Tecno mobile to get them connected to the internet as well.