Mobile Hotspot: Tethering feature that enables sharing of high-speed data allowance among up to 6 Wi-Fi- capable devices. Compatible device and a qualifying smartphone rate plan required. Other restrictions apply. For full details see Important Terms.


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To use the Mobile Hotspot feature, you need:

Compatible Phone for tethering

A Compatible Phone

Own a compatible Cricket phone, or choose from the ones below.

Qualifying Plan for tethering

A Qualifying Plan

New and existing customers with $50/8 GB or $60/12 GB plans are eligible.

Add mobile tethering

To Add Mobile Hotspot

Tether your phone via Wi-Fi or USB to up to six devices at a time.

Existing Customers

If you have a compatible phone and a qualifying rate plan, you can get started now. Go to My Account and add the mobile Hotspot feature.

New Customers

Start by choosing a compatible phone below

Mobile Hotspot is a tethering feature available for $10 a month that allows you to use your Cricket smartphone as a portable wireless access point. You can tether your cell phone to a laptop, tablet, or other connected device using wireless LAN (Wi-Fi) or with a physical connection, such as a USB cable. High-speed data used while connected to Mobile Hotspot counts toward plan data allowance. Mobile Hotspot feature requires a compatible phone and qualifying rate plan. Mobile Hotspot is available to new and existing Cricket customers only on our $50/8 GB and $60/12 GB rate plans. Mobile Hotspot is not available on our Talk & Text, $40/3 GB, or Unlimited plans.   Click for complete Mobile Hotspot Terms and Conditions