How to Change your Android Device Hotspot Password

 Our Android devices have numerous uses such as we can use it to make calls, send text messages take pictures and ,any other uses. Do you know we can also use our android device like a wifi device by simply turning on the hotspot option of the device and inserting the hotspot password in the differnt devices that you wish to connect to it. 

How to Change your Android Device Hotspot Password


Today in this post, you are going to discover how you to change your device hotspot password

What is a Hotspot ? 

A hotspot can be referred to as a physical location where individuals can access the internet, typically using a WI-FI, through a wireless local are Network ( WLAN) with a router connected to an internet service provider. There are many public hotspot that offer free wireless access on an open network. 

Now having gotten the definition of a hotspot, you see that when you turn on the hotspot option in your android device, it acts as a router by creating a spot where people can access the internet provided they know your password. 

How do I Turn on Hotspot on my Android Device ? 

To turn on the hotspot option on your android device is quite an easy task cause you will just to pull down the shade from the top of your screen and you will a feature icon named hotspot and you simply tap on it to turn in on. 

How to Change your Android Device Hotspot Password

Once you have turn the hotspot icon, you will see it appear blue as you can see above even though the color might vary depending on the Android device that you are using. 

How Do I Access my Device Hotspot Password? 

Once you have turn on the hotspot of the device, there are many ways that you can access the password of your hotspot. 

The first method is by going directly to settings and from there, you will juste have to tap on the "Network & Internet " and this will bring you to the hotspot icon and from there you will tap on "Hotspot & tethering"  then from there you will see "WI-FI hotspot" and once you tap on this you will see on the list " Hotspot password" and by tapping on it, you will see your hotspot password. 

The second option is  quite the same steps but here you will access the hot spot icon from the shade that you will pull down from your screen and when you maintain it, it will bring you directly to the "WI-FI hotspot" and once you tap on this you will see on the list " Hotspot password" and by tapping on it, you will see your hotspot password. 

It will also be necessary for you to know the name of your hotspot and you will also be able to see this from here but instead of clicking on "Hotspot Password", you will have to click on "Hotspot Name " and the name of your Hotspot will be shown. 

How Do I Connect Another device to my Hotspot? 

Once you have known the above information about your hotspot, it will be easier for you to connect another device to your device hotspot. In order to do this, you will simply have to tap on the WI-FI option from the pull down shade of the device you wish to connect and wait for it to find the name of your hotspot and once it has found the name, you will have to type in the hotspot password to confirm the connection. 

How do I Change my Hotspot Password? 

It is always necessary to change your hotspot password from time to time cause some android devices that already have your password login in their wi=fi, will always connect automatically when the 2 devices are around thereby draining your data connection. 

So to change the hotspot password of your device, the steps to follow are the same as the once above as if you want to access your password but the additional step is that you will have to type in your new password and save it. 

Frequently Asked Questions 

1. How can I turn my Hotspot on? To turn on the hotspot option on your android device is quite an easy task cause you will just to pull down the shade from the top of your screen and you will a feature icon named hotspot and you simply tap on it to turn in on. 

2. How Do I change my device hotspot? So to change the hotspot password of your device, the steps to follow are the same as the once above as if you want to access your password but the additional step is that you will have to type in your new password and save it.