To turn on Wi-Fi hotspot on your Android smartphone or Android device as a hotspot, see instructions corresponding to the brand of your device:
Navigate to Connections > Mobile hotspot and tethering > Mobile Hotspot and toggle it on. A pop-up window will appear, where you can find the Wi-Fi password for devices that want to connect.
Navigate to Settings > Network & internet > Hotspot & tethering. Here, you can select to share a connection via Wi-Fi, USB, or Bluetooth.
For a Wi-Fi connection, tap Wi-Fi hotspot and toggle it on. The hotspot name will be displayed on this screen. Tap Advanced > Hotspot password for the password.
Pull down from the top of the screen and navigate to Settings > Network & Internet > Hotspot & tethering > Wi-Fi Hotspot, and toggle the switch to on. The hotspot name and password will then be visible.
Navigate to Settings > Wireless & networks >Tethering & portable hotspot > Portable Wi-Fi hotspot. Choose Configure Wi-Fi hotspot to set a name, security setting, and password for your hotspot, then tap Save.
From your Android Smartphone’s Quick Settings
Swipe down from the top of the screen to view notifications. Swipe down again to see quick settings. Tap Mobile hotspot to enable.
If the Hotspot shortcut isn’t already there, tap Edit, then long-press on Hotspot and drag it to the grid of tiles.