Create access point on Android phone

Just as Windows phone, you can configure your Android phone as WiFi access point. I must say that this is more then practical option. I use it almost every day, since public WiFi in cafes or else can be lousy.

Go to settings (Slide 1) and then select More under WIRELESS & NETWORKS (Slide 2.).

Create access point on Android phone

Slide 1.

Create access point on Android phone

Slide 2.

Select Tethering & portable hotspot (Slide 3.) and then check Portable WiFi hotspot and select settings bellow in order to configure access point (Slide 4.).

Create access point on Android phone

Slide 3.

Create access point on Android phone

Slide 4.

First choose if you want your SSID to be Discoverable, or broadcasted if you prefer. Check this option for yes. Now select Configure Wi-Fi hotsopot (Slide 5). 

Create access point on Android phone

Slide 5.

Configure Network SSID (or how your network will be presented), Security level (WPA2 PSK is prefered) and the password to secure SSID (Slide 6. ). Save it and you are ready to go.

Create access point on Android phone

Slide 6.

I hope that this tutorial was informative to you and thank you for visiting this website.

Dejan Dzodan

Dejan Dzodan

IT professional for more then 15 years, mostly in financial institutions but with experience in ISP and retail. Proven in networking and overall infrastructure projects. Cisco instructor.

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