Hotspot bandwidth usage
Hotspot bandwidth usage

Checking the amount of hotspot bandwidth left on your Android device is a straightforward process. Here’s how you can do it:

Checking Hotspot Data Usage on Android

  1. Access Mobile Data Hotspot Usage:
    • Go to ‘Settings’ on your Android device.
    • Navigate to ‘Network and internet’.
    • Tap on the network whose hotspot data usage you want to check.
    • Select ‘App data usage’ to view a graph of your mobile data usage over the past month.
    • Scroll down to ‘Hotspot and tethering’ to see how much mobile data you’ve shared with others through the Hotspot​​.
  2. Check WiFi Hotspot Usage:
    • If you’re sharing a WiFi connection via Hotspot, go back to ‘Network and internet’ and tap on ‘Wi-Fi’.
    • At the bottom, you’ll find a ‘Wi-Fi data usage’ option.
    • This section will show a graph similar to mobile data, illustrating your WiFi data usage.
    • Again, scroll to ‘Hotspot and tethering’ to view the total Wi-Fi data shared over the Hotspot for the selected time period​​.

Understanding Data Usage

Monitoring your Hotspot data usage is crucial, especially if you’re on a limited data plan or share your connection frequently. This check ensures that you remain within your data limits and avoid potential overage charges.

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