All you need to know to get going.
Sprint is committed to developing technologies that give you the ability toget what you want when you want it, faster than ever before. This booklet introduces you to the basics of getting started with Sprint and your Sierra Wireless™ 4G LTE Tri-Fi Hotspot.Visit sprint.com/support for the complete User Guide, along with videos,tutorials, and community forums for your device.
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Install the Battery
Using slight nger pressure, slide the batterycompartment cover towards you to remove it.
Insert the battery into the battery compartment,making sure the connectors align.
Replace the back cover, pressing down gentlyuntil the cover clicks into place.
Charge the Battery
Plug the micro-USB cable into the device.
Plug the other end of the cable into theAC adapter and plug the adapter into anelectrical outlet.
Charge until the battery charge indicatorshows the battery is fully charged ().
Make sure you are in an area covered bythe Sprint 3G, 4G, or 4G LTE network(not roaming).
If you have a LAN connection, disconnect it.
Make sure your computer’s Wi-Fi (wirelessnetwork connection) mode is turned on.
Make sure your device is set up on yourSprint account. (Sign on to your accountat sprint.com to verify.)
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Power Up the Device
If the device is not powered on, press and holdthe Power button on the front of thedevice for at least six seconds.
The device will automatically activate. You willsee “Connect your computer to WiFi network” onthe display screen when it’s nished.
It can take several minutes for your deviceto connect with the Sprint network.
For Your Device
View the comprehensive
online at sprint.com/support.•
– The rst time you connect yourSierra Wireless™ 4G LTE Tri-Fi Hotspot, fromyour Web browser go to the device’s homepage at http://SprintHotspot. Click
, and then click
Check for Updates
– From the Sierra Wireless™ 4G LTETri-Fi Hotspot home page on your computer, click
and from the menu select
Review Important SafetyInformation about your Sierra Wireless™ 4G LTETri-Fi Hotspot at the device homepage underthe ‘Help’ option then ‘Important Information.’•
Go to sprint.com/support to accesstroubleshooting and other resources, or go tosprint.com/downloads to download updates.
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DeviceRechargeableBatteryGet Started Guide (this guide)Micro-USB cableAC charger withmicro-USB portBatterycompartmentcover
B C D GE FHIJA
Device Status Icons
3G or 4G status
Number of Wi-Fi users
Device name. Message area.
Device User Interface(Default login is “password.”)
Amount of data transferred; connectionduration. Message area.
Wirelessly Connect Your Computer
After it’s activated, your Sierra Wireless™ 4G LTETri-Fi Hotspot displays the device name andpassword. You will need this information toconnect your Wi-Fi devices to the network.
If your device is WPS-enabled, see
Connect WPS-enabled Devices
From your computer, display the WirelessNetwork Connections window, and then click
View Wireless Networks
Select the network name displayed (forexample, SprintHotspot12), click
, andenter your Wi-Fi password. (To display thepassword, press the Navigation button .)
Launch your computer’s Web browser.
My Sierra Wireless™ 4GLTE Tri-Fi Hotspot homepage
to keep yourcurrent settings, or click
Set up my SierraWireless™ 4G LTE Tri-Fi Hotspot
and followthe prompts to customize your setup.
If your browser does not automatically direct tothe Hotspot homepage type http://SprintHotspot or http://192.168.0.1
Navigate to another Web page to conrmyour connection.See the
for detailed informationabout the features of your Sierra Wireless™4G LTE Tri-Fi Hotspot’s browser interface.
Admin login areaStatus areaSettings, Tools, and Support
Connect WPS-enabled Devices
Press the WPS buttonon your SierraWireless™ 4G LTE Tri-FiHotspot.
When the LCD of the Sierra Wireless™ 4G LTETri-Fi Hotspot
, presson the device you want to connect, orfollow the device’s instructions.
The LCD of the Sierra Wireless™ 4G LTE Tri-FiHotspot will display
WPS in Progress…
WPS session complete
for more detailed information
about using the WPS (Wireless Protected Setup)
feature of your Sierra Wireless™ 4G LTE Tri-Fi Hotspot.