How to use Lenovo A6000 as Modem

Lenovo A6000 is one the most affordable 4G Dual sim Android smartphone in India. The good internal hardware coupled with decent build quality and competetive price is the key attraction of this smartphone. In this tutorial, we will see, how to use Lenovo A6000 as modem through WiFi hotspot and USB tethering.


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How to use Lenovo A6000 as WiFi Hotspot

As I mentioned earlier, Lenovo A6000 supports 4G speeds. So even if you are outside, you can get the broadband speed on your smartphone. It is worth to use Lenovo A6000 as WiFi hotspot to connect to internet from your laptop or PC. Do remember that, using WiFi hotspot will incur charges as per your data plan also it will drain your device battery faster. Let us have a look into how to use Lenovo A6000 as WiFi hotspot.

  1. Enable the mobile data.
  2. Now go to settings->More…
  3. Tap on to Tethering & hotspot.
  4. Now enable the WLAN hotspot moving the slider to right.
  5. It will enable your Lenovo A6000 as WiFi hotspot.

How to customise Lenovo A6000 WiFi hotspot Settings.

If you want to customise the settings such as SSID, password and security type, follow the step given below. Even if you wanto see the Lenovo A6000 hotspot password or just want to change or reset Wi-Fi hotspot password of Lenovo A6000 and A6000 Plus, follow the step given below.

  • Tap on to WLAN hotspot
  • Now go to Set up WLAN hotspot.
  • You enter or edit the SSID, password and security type in this page.
  • Once you are done, tap Save.

How to use Lenovo A6000 as modem through USB tethering

  1. Follow the same steps mentioned above till the step 3.
  2. Now connect your device to PC or laptop using the USB cable.
  3. Now enable the USB tethering.
  4. Now mobile data will be shared to your PC.

Video Guide on How to use Lenovo A6000 as WiFi Hotspot


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19 comments… add one
  • Stavrina Aug 29, 2015, 9:44 pm

    Please help me I make the phone A6000 into a hotspot the other devices connected too but the internet its not working on the devices, i can’t find what is wrong

    • Aniruddh Aug 30, 2015, 2:48 am

      Hi Starina,

      Can you please check whether phone is connected to mobile data? Are you able to browse internet on your A6000?

  • Govardhan bhat Dec 29, 2015, 4:26 pm

    I’m facing a problem to set wlan hotspot setting ie.there is a massage ” unfortunately setting has stopped ” please give me a solution for the trouble
    Thanking you

    • Aniruddh Dec 29, 2015, 6:25 pm

      Hi Govardhan,

      Have you updated your device to Android Lollipop? Is this problem started after the update? Just try soft reset. It might help.

  • murugan Jan 17, 2016, 12:27 pm

    Hi,I am using lenovo a6000 When I switch hotspot to connect my laptop it ask password to connect it.But I have no password to it. Finally I have reset all my setting but still the problem is continued
    Please give me a solution

    • Aniruddh Jan 17, 2016, 12:34 pm

      Hi Murugan,

      You can change or create new hotspot password under “Setup WLAN hotspot”. In the video I have shown that. Skip the video till 49th second. You will get the solution on how to reset the password for hotspot.

  • raghava Feb 4, 2016, 12:25 pm

    Hi Friend, Can you help (how to unhide option in Lenovo A6000 Plus. In my mobile not showing Theatering & Hotspot they only showing Bluetooth.) If you know any option pls send mail to Tq Frends…..

  • Ravi Feb 7, 2016, 2:40 am

    How to check internet speed in leneovoa6000, through its internal settings before I was used it but I forgot to how to enable the setting.please help

  • test Feb 16, 2016, 6:47 am

    lookie here

  • Suraj Mar 24, 2016, 6:47 pm

    I update my device into lollypop after upgraded i couldn’t connect my mobile to my laptop through USB its doesn’t show that options like media, camera r just charger.etc ,,, wat to i do now

  • Parixit Jul 6, 2016, 1:05 pm

    I have Lenovo A600 mobile phone and I have broadband internet connection but I am unable to use my computer’s internet on my mobile as there is no any option for USB internet sharing.
    So please help me on this …!!!

    • Aniruddh Jul 6, 2016, 3:01 pm


      If you have a laptop with Wifi connection, you can share broadband internet connection to Lenovo A6000 via Wifi. For this you can use a software called connectify.

  • kishore Oct 2, 2016, 9:37 am

    Hi am using lenovo a6000. When I open portable hotspot it shows only Bluetooth theatering .how to fix it please help

  • Ravi raz Oct 20, 2016, 8:28 am

    How to disable connected devices using Mac address….. In other mobiles there’s an option for disabling devices which are connected to wifi by showing that devices Mac Lenovo a6000 plus there’s no option for it…or u don’t know where the option is…..please solve…

  • Samson N Nov 12, 2016, 7:19 am

    how to connect a6000 hotspot to my macbook pro

  • Hansraj Dec 25, 2016, 3:46 pm

    Hi sir my lenovo a6000 not show any WiFi device and after hotspot starting not detect to other phone

  • chitranjan Jan 19, 2017, 2:41 am

    My Lenovo a6000 is 2gb ram will it be convert to marshmallow

  • Eissenwald Mar 12, 2017, 4:05 am

    Hello guys, can you tell me how to usb tethering on windows xp sp2. I also installed rndis. But can not start error code 10. I try to fix it by using hotfix which mocrosoft told but seems no effect. Could you help me?

  • Sundar Nov 26, 2018, 9:41 am

    Pls help me I have Lenovo a6000 plus the mobile phone cannot work in USB thering.

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