- It drops a connection and the 3G Mobile Hotspot service stops
- It freezes up and I lose access to the Internet even though the 3G Mobile Hotspot service is still running
Step. 1 - Ensure WiFi is disabled. (instruction below)I'm wondering if people who own a MiFi are experiencing similar issues. Perhaps a dedicated Mobile Hotspot like a MiFi is a better option than using my smartphone. Maybe it's time to upgrade to a 4G device. When's the 4G MiFi 4510L coming to Verizon? When's the HTC ThunderBolt 4G smartphone arriving? Maybe I should just get a 4G MiFi from Sprint now.
Step. 2 - Try switching the hotspot channel (Step 6 in the article under channel)
***To access settings, 3G Mobile Hotspot must be disabled (Off).
Step. 3 - Try changing the encryption
http://search.vzw.com/?do=viewdoc&id=33761 (Step 6 in the article under security)
Step. 4 - Try relocating the device. (Something in the immediate location could be affecting the service received)
Step. 5 - Soft reset (power off the device, pull the battery out for 20 seconds and place it back in)