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Mobile Hotspot: Tethering feature that enables sharing of high-speed data allowance among multiple Wi-Fi capable devices. Eligible phone and a qualifying Cricket rate plan required. Other restrictions apply. For full details see Important Terms.


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To use the Mobile Hotspot feature, you need:

Eligible Phone for tethering

An Eligible Phone

Own an eligible Cricket phone, or choose from the ones below.

Qualifying Plan for tethering

A Qualifying Plan

Current Cricket Unlimited plans qualify.*

*10 GB at high speeds; after 10 GB of usage, hotspot speeds slow to 128kbps.

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 an eligible phone and a qualifying rate plan, get started now. Visit My Account and add the Mobile Hotspot feature.
Hint: Some $50/mo+ grandfathered plans qualify.

New Customers

Start by choosing an eligible phone below

Bring the phone you love

Use your unlocked phone on our network

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 an eligible phone and qualifying rate plan. Mobile Hotspot is available to new and existing Cricket customers on our Unlimited plans, plus select grandfathered plans. If you have an Unlimited plan, you'll get 10 GB of Mobile Hotspot data usage per month; after 10GB of Mobile Hotspot data usage, tethering speeds are slowed to 128 Kbps for the rest of the billing cycle. Click for complete Mobile Hotspot Terms and Conditions.