How To Turn an Android TV Box Into a WiFi Hotspot

By | May 16, 2020

How To Turn an Android TV Box Into a WiFi Hotspot
Android TV boxes have become very popular as low-cost media boxes that can stream videos from online sources and play games.

They can also be set up as a WiFi Hotspot able to extend a wireless signal.

This can be a real benefit for anyone looking to help cover weak or bad WiFi locations in a home.

Most Android TV boxes will need to first be connected to the internet with an Ethernet cable.

All units will vary in hardware specifications such as the built-in WiFi card and 2.4GHz and 5GHz frequencies.

After an Ethernet cable is plugged in a Hotspot can be set up in a few steps.

Android TV box menu system can differ between units but the basic settings below should be universal.
 




 
How To Turn an Android TV Box Into a WiFi Hotspot

  1. Plug in an Ethernet Cable
  2. Go to Settings
  3. How To Turn an Android TV Box Into a WiFi Hotspot Step 1

  4. Click Network
  5. Turn On Portable WiFi Hotspot
  6. Click Set Up WiFi Hotspot
  7. How To Turn an Android TV Box Into a WiFi Hotspot Step 4

  8. Set up the Broadcast Name and Password and click save

Summary
Setting up an Android TV box as a wireless Hotspot is easy to do and can come in handy in many scenarios.

Most units will need an Ethernet cable run for an internet connection.

Some top-end unit may be able to both send and receive a WiFi signal depending on the chip built into the box.

If the box is dual-band the frequency used can also be set up for 2.4Ghz or 5Ghz.

This again depends on the box with some units working better compare to others.


 




 

2 thoughts on “How To Turn an Android TV Box Into a WiFi Hotspot

  1. Silver haze

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