Enabling WiFi Tethering on Verizon Nexus 6 without Rooting

Verizon is the carrier with most less friendly policies even though there are still many users with this carrier. We all must be aware of the fact that there is a feature on Android device called WiFi tethering which allows you to share your internet data through WiFi hotspot to other devices.Verizon Nexus 6


Android has always supported WiFi tethering, which allows users to create WiFi hotspot using their Mobile data service. This is useful in many ways, you could imagine how. But eventually Verizon sees it as a violation, and restricts WiFi tethering on all of its devices. Even the Google Nexus 6 which is a Verizon devices does not have this feature active.

It is a known fact that if you have root access on your device then you can by-pass the carrier restrictions and use the WiFi tethering feature even on Nexus 6 device. But there are users who will not be willing to root their device at any cost. So for those users who do not to wish to root their device but would like to have the feature of WiFi tethering on their device the developer at XDA has found a way to activate this feature without having root access on your Nexus 6 device.

All you need to do is just follow the simple instructions mentioned below.

Enable WiFi tethering on Nexus 6

  1. Go to Settings > More > Cellular Networks > Enhanced 4g LTE mode and Turn Off Enhanced 4g LTE mode.
  2. Eject your Verizon SIM from the phone.
  3. Configure Hotspot settings and the enable WiFi Hotspot.
  4. Insert the SIM back into the phone.

That’s it, this will now enable WiFi tethering on your Verizon Nexus 6.

I got a video for you as well but this is with root