change hotspot name and password

Change Hotspot Name and Password on iPhone & Android

Hotspot comes in handy when you are outside of your home and need internet access to your other devices. What a hotspot usually does is turning your mobile data to Wi-Fi. The process of changing the Hotspot name on Android and iPhone is so simple and hardly takes few minutes. Do not forget to turn on the mobile network On before trying to use the hotspot connection. In this article, we are going to explain in detail how to change the hotspot name on iPhone and android.

How to change Hotspot Name and Password on iPhone:

If you want to change your hotspot name on your iPhone, then you have to change your iPhone name. Follow the below steps to change the name of your iPhone.

  • Open the Settings app on your iPhone.
  • Click on General.
  • Now, click on About.
  • On the next window, tap on ‘Name’
  • Now tap the ‘x’ icon to erase the current name and enter the new hotspot name. That’s it. Doing this will automatically change your hotspot name as well.
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general setting

 

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about

 

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change hotspot name

 

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change hotspot name on iphone

How to Rename Password on iPhone:

Follow the below steps to change the hotspot password on your iPhone:

  • Open the Settings app on your iPhone.
  • Now click on Cellular.
  • After that, tap on Cellular Hotspot.
  • On the next page, tap on the space beside the ‘WiFi password’
  • Now you can enter your desired password and click on Done. This is located on the top right corner of your iPhone screen.
  • Note that the password needs to be at least 8 characters long. Do not keep simple passwords and use uppercase letters in your password.
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change hotspot name and password

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How to Modify Name and Password on Android

Follow the below steps to change the hotspot name and password on your Android device:

  • Open the Settings app on your phone.
  • Tap on the Wireless & Networks / Other wireless connections.
  • On the next window, tap on Personal Hotspot.
  • Among the other options, you will be able to see the Hotspot name. Tap on it to open.
  • Remove the current name and replace it with the Hotspot name you want.
  • Tap on the save option which is located at the top right corner of the screen.

How to Rename Password on Android:

Follow the below steps to change the Hotspot password on your Android device.

  • Open the Settings app on your phone.
  • Tap on the Wireless & Networks / Other wireless connections.
  • On the next window, tap on Personal Hotspot.
  • Among the other options, you will be able to see the Hotspot password.
  • Usually, it is located right below the Hotspot name option. Look for it.
  • Tap on it to open.
  • Remove the current password and enter the password you want.
  • Click on the save option which is located at the top right corner of your screen.

Conclusion:

Hope we have covered everything in detail about how to change the Hotspot name and password on Android and iPhone. If you have any issues regarding the above article, just comment below your queries. We will get back to you with the solution as soon as possible.

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