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How to Change HotSpot Name and Password

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In this post, we will look at how to change hotspot names and passwords on iPhones and Android phones. HotSpot is an amazing feature in our smartphone that helps us to share our mobile data with other devices including laptops and smartphones using a wifi connection.

Oftentimes, you will realize whenever you turn on your hotspot, it shows some weird name such as Android1234 or the name of the phone you are using. In the case of iPhones, it will show your name and iPhone, etc.

Also, the default hotspot comes with a combination of characters and cases which are very difficult to remember.

If you are looking for a way to change either your hotspot name or password to something that you find familiar or easy to remember then follow this guide.

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How to change Hotspot name

You can change your Hotspot name to anything you want, whether you want it to look funny, personal, or any other name for your hotspot connection to be identified easily.

How to change Hotspot name on iPhone 13, 12, 11,6

Follow the steps below to change the hotspot name of your iPhone. This works for all models of iPhones.

  1. Open Settings.
  2. Tap on General.
  3. Then go to About.
  4. Tap on the Name menu.
  5. This will provide a field for you to enter your name.
  6. You can type in any name you want and tap on Done.
  7. Note that changing this name will also change your AirDrop connection name and also Bluetooth.

How to change Hotspot name on Android

If you are an Android user and you want to change your hotspot name either on Samsung or any kind of Android phone, you can do so easily by following the steps below.

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  1. Go to Settings on your Android Phone.
  2. Tap on Wireless & Network or Connections.
  3. Tap on Hotspot & Tethering.
  4. Tap on Personal Hotspot.
  5. Tap on Hotspot name.
  6. Enter your preferred name and tap on OK.
  7. With these steps, you will be able to change your hotspot name successfully. The steps may differ but are almost the same.

How to Change Hotspot Password

If you want to change your Hotspot password for security reasons or to something you can recall easily then the steps below will guide you to do so.

How to change Hotspot Password on iPhone

If you are an iPhone user, you can change your Hotspot password by following the following steps.

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  1. Go to Settings on your iPhone.
  2. Tap on Cellular.
  3. Make sure you have turned on Cellular networks.
  4. Tap on Personal Hotspot.
  5. Now you will see Wi-Fi password.
  6. Type in your preferred password and then tap on done.
  7. This will change the default password to something you can remember and even pronounce.

How to change Hotspot password on Android

  1. Go to Settings on your Android Phone.
  2. Tap on Wireless & Network or Connections.
  3. Tap on Hotspot & Tethering.
  4. Tap on Personal Hotspot.
  5. Tap on Hotspot password.
  6. Enter your preferred password and tap on OK.
  7. With these steps, you will be able to change your hotspot password successfully. The steps may differ but are almost the same.

Conclusion

This post has been able to help you change your Hotspot password and name, if you liked it you can share it with others who may find this useful.

Also, if your phone model is different from mine, you can comment on the steps involved with the phone model.

Thank you for reading.

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