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ALCATEL LINKZONE

TECH SPECS:

  • Battery
    • Usage time: 7 hours
    • Standby time: 35 hours
    • Battery size/type: 1800mAh, 3.8v
    • Wireless charging type: USB
  • Memory
    • 256MB NAND Flash + 128MB LPDDR2
    • Supports up to 32 GB MicroSD card
  • Operating System
    • Linux
  • Processor
    • Qualcomm MDM9207

TROUBLESHOOTING:

Button Functions & Lights

Please follow the instructions below to reset or reboot your device.

What do the lights mean on my Alcatel?

HOW TOs:

Device Details

First-time Use

  1. Locate the Wi-Fi name (SSID) and Wi-Fi Password on the label inside the back cover of the device. Write these down for use during setup.
  2. Hold the Power key for 3 seconds until all LED indicators illuminate in blue.
  3. Connect your Wi-Fi device to your Mobile Hotspot.
  4. On your computer or other Wi-Fi enabled device, search for available Wi-Fi networks and select network name (SSID) located on label on back panel of your mobile hotspot.
  5. From a Windows PC:
    • Left-click Wireless Network Connection on the task bar to view available networks.
    • Choose the SSID from the list of available networks.
  6. From a Mac computer:
    • Select System Preferences -> Network -> Airport.
    • Click Advanced to choose SSID from the list of available networks.
    • Choose the SSID from the list of available networks.
  7. From an iOS device:
    • Go to Settings -> Wi-Fi.
    • Choose the SSID from the available networks.
  8. From an Android device:
    • Go to Settings -> Wi‑Fi settings.
    • Choose the SSID from the available networks.
  9. Enter password located on label on back panel and click OK.

USERS MANUAL

Apps & Data

Access the Admin Page using Wi-Fi

  1. Connect to your hotspot device through Wi-Fi using the network connection software on your computer.
  2. Provide the Wi-Fi network password, if requested.
  3. Open a browser and enter http://mobile.hotspot or http://192.168.0.1 in the address bar. The Mobile Hotspot login screen appears.
  4. Enter the Admin Page administrator password. (Default password: admin).
  5. Select the Save Password checkbox if you wish to bypass the login screen in the future.
  6. Click Login. If you entered the correct password, the Web User Interface screen appears.

 

Access the Admin Page using USB

  1. Connect your Mobile Hotspot to the PC with USB cable.
  2. Power on your device. The OS detects and recognizes new hardware and finishes the installation automatically. After successful installation,the web connection icon will appear on your desk.
  3. If the system does not launch installation automatically, run the installation program in path of My Computer > Mobile Hotspot.
  4. Double click the icon to open the Admin Page login screen.
  5. Enter the Admin Page administrator password. (Default password: admin).
  6. Select the Save Password checkbox if you wish to bypass the login screen in the future.
  7. Click Login. If you entered the correct password, the Web User Interface screen appears.

 

Change Mobile Hotspot Admin Password

  1. Connect to your hotspot device through Wi-Fi using the network connection software on your computer.
  2. Enter http://mobile.hotspot or http://192.168.0.1 into your computer’s web browser.
  3. Click Settings in the navigation area.
  4. Select the Device Settings tab.
  5. Follow steps under Account Management to update your password.
  6. Click Apply. If everything is entered correctly, the Admin Password Changed dialog appears indicating the password was successfully changed.

Change Mobile Hotspot Network Name (SSID)

  1. Connect to your hotspot device through Wi-Fi using the network connection software on your computer.
  2. Enter http://mobile.hotspot or http://192.168.0.1 into your computer’s web browser.
  3. Click Settings in the navigation area.
  4. Select the Wi-Fi Settings tab.
  5. Change the name that appears in the Network Name (SSID) field in the Wi-Fi Settings area.
  6. Select or deselect the Broadcast Network Name (SSID) checkbox to enable or disable broadcasting the hotspot’s Network Name (SSID).
  7. Click Apply in the SSID area. This saves your changes on the Wi-Fi Settings tab of the Settings screen.

Change Mobile Hotspot Wi-Fi Password

  1. Connect to your hotspot device through Wi-Fi using the network connection software on your computer.
  2. Enter http://mobile.hotspot or http://192.168.0.1 into your computer’s web browser.
  3. Click Settings in the navigation area.
  4. Select the Wi-Fi Settings tab.
  5. Change the value that appears in the Password field in the SSID area.
  6. Click Apply in the SSID area. This saves your changes on the Wi-Fi Settings tab of the Settings screen.

Data Usage:

  1. Access the Mobile Internet Admin Page (instructions above).
  2. Click the Information tab.
  3. Click Statistics.
  4. View Total Used Data details. Data usage is approximate only.

Connections & Network

Data Roaming On/Off

 

  • Access the Mobile Internet Admin Page (see apps & data above) and click Disconnect.
  • Click the Settings tab.
  • Click Network Settings.
  • Select or clear the Check here, to connect to the internet in roaming status check box.
  • Click Apply.

 

Using WPS

If your Wi-Fi device supports WPS, you do not have to enter password manually after WPS connection has been established.

  1. Power on your Mobile Hotspot and enable the Wi-Fi function.
  2. Press and hold the WPS key on your device for more than 3 seconds to start Wi-Fi Protected Setup authentication.
  3. Enable the WPS function on your Wi-Fi device in order to respond to this authentication process.
  4. Follow the system prompts on your Wi-Fi device to finish the connection.
  5. If no Wi-Fi device is connected within 2 minutes, WPS function will automatically close.

WiFi Settings

Scan & Connect

  1. Turn on the mobile hotspot.
  2. On your computer or other Wi-Fi enabled device, search for available Wi-Fi Networks and select the Network Name (SSID) for your Mobile HotSpot.
  3. Enter the network password.
  4. Once connected, the Network and Wi-Fi Indicators should be illuminated in blue.

Default SSID & Password

The Wi-Fi name (SSID) and Wi-Fi Password are located on the label inside the back cover of the device.

Turn on / off

Turn on

  1. Press the Power button on the mobile hotspot until all four indicators momentarily flash blue.
  2. The Network and Wi-Fi Indicators will come on one at a time.
  3. When the Network and Wi-Fi Indicators are illuminated in blue, the Wi-Fi connection has been enabled.

Turn off

  1. Press the Power button on the mobile hotspot until all four indicators momentarily flash blue.
  2. When all four buttons go dark, the Network and Wi-Fi connections have been disabled.

Messages & Email

Manage Messages

 

  • Access the Mobile Hotspot Admin Page (see apps & data).
  • Click the SMS tab, then click SMS Setttings.
  • View the Center Number.

System & Settings

Battery Life

  • Access the Mobile Hotspot Admin Page.
  • Click the Settings tab.
  • Click Device settings.
  • Under ‘Wi-Fi Performance Settings,’ select one of the following:
    • High performance
    • Economy mode
  • Click Apply.

Battery saving mode settings

  • Access the Mobile Hotspot Admin Page.
  • Click the Settings tab.
  • Click Device Settings.
  • Under ‘Wi-Fi Sleep Settings,’ choose a lower Sleep Time setting, then click Apply.

Tips to save battery life

  • Change application sync settings
  • Lower screen brightness and timeout duration
  • Toggle from 4G to 2G
  • Turn off background data
  • Turn off Wi-Fi
  • Uninstall unused apps
  • Update to the latest software

Set device to sleep when unused

Press and then quickly release the Power key to set the screen to sleep mode.