WiFi tethering is one of the commonest features found in modern smartphones, regardless of what OS then run on. It is indeed a very nice feature as it lets you share your phone mobile data connection with other WiFi-enabled devices like your tablet, laptop, PC, smart TV or other mobile devices. While portable WiFi hotspot can be easily accessed and enable on any Android device from settings but on some devices, this features lies hidden.

If you own a T-Mobile LG G2 D801 and you are having issues with using WiFi tethering on it, we are here to help you with enabling WiFi tethering on T-Mobile LG G2. It’s to be noted that WiFi hotspot feature worked fine on the old Android 4.2.2 Jelly Bean firmware. The current method will also solve the problem with enabling this feature on your device on the latest Android 4.4.2 KitKat firmware.

Enable WiFi Tethering on T-Mobile LG G2

The method described here has been discovered and tested by XDA member TheFuzz. If you want to Enable WiFi Tethering on T-Mobile LG G2, follow the steps given below:

  1. Open Settings on your LG G2.
  2. Tap Tethering and networks> Mobile networks> Access point names.
  3. Select T-Mobile LTE from the list of access points name.
  4. Tap menu and select New APN and give it any name.
  5. Then tap the new APN.
  6. It would say “Not Set”. Change it to “Fast.T-Mobile.com”.
  7. Now tap APN Type and fill “default,supl,mms,dun” in the box.
  8. Tap APN Protocol and select IPv4.
  9. Now tap menu icon and select “Save”.
  10. Now make the newly created APN the default APN of your T-Mobile G2.

When you are done with setting up the APN on your phone, do the following things:

  1. Install FoxFi (WiFi Tether w/o Root) app from the Play Store: [appbox googleplay com.foxfi]
  2. Optionally, you can also download and install the PdaNet desktop client app for Windows/Mac.
  3.  Open FoxFi on your LG G2 and follow on-screen instructions to set it up.

After doing the setup, you should be able to enjoy WiFi tethering on  you T-Mobile LG G2 running Android 4.4.2 KitKat ROM.

 

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14 COMMENTS

  1. i cant able to find the latest correct firmware..coz i tried another firmware and i m getting touch issues..imei number issue..also its showing service is disabled.. 🙁 🙁

  2. Before i updated my phone my phone had this version and its workd like a charm only hotspot..but after i updated my phone didnt compatible with any stock rom of this D8022B..so can u give the same and exact link of this screenshot..And one more think i downloaded -(LG Phone From) From the playstore and on that app..and Service provider showing HKG/HONG KONG LGD802 …D80220B (A6KGBK)..so what should i do..i downloaded many roms from xda devoloper Indian 32gb D80210c.kdz..its not worked for me..dats y i want the same version of previous working rom..can u give me please..my phone age is only 3 days and i got this problem..and i m feeling very sad..please help me…. :'( :'(

  3. yes i have the same issue btwn i called lg customer care then they told me to update my phone with their LG MOBILE SUPPORT TOOL..so as far as they told me to did that process to solve this problem..and i started the process..after the update completed my phone got touch issue..network gone.showing service disabled..now i m totally confused what to do to solve this issue.. 🙁 🙁

  4. hello …i m from india…and i bought a LG G2-D802..but a i have a problem on my phone..i dont know why is this happening..my mobile hotspot is not working..everytime i trying to turn on hotspot and its stuck not became on,,so what should i do…

  5. Hi Rakesh, thank you so much for your post. I was struggling a lot with the LG G2 D802, following your procedure i got it set up, and my ipad is recognizing the foxfi network.
    Just 1 thing that puzzles me:
    I have set the WPA2 pasword, however the network shows as unprotected on my ipad.
    Could you advice me on this?
    Thanks again,
    Kind regards,
    edg

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