Having a limited lists of phones that support Hotspot is very confusing to me. I know for a fact there are phones not on the list that will work with Cricket Hotspot because I have friends that are doing it. So, it's not a technical limitation.
I have a OnePlus 5t phone which worked fine as a hotspot on the AT&T network. So, how can I see a roadmap of phones that will be supported and an approximate time when? "Check back to this page" is not a great option.
Welcome to the Cricket Community Forum! Thank you for visiting & posting your comment. For a device to be eligible for hotspot with our service, the device must have 2 APNs for us to track hotspot usage. Unfortunately, this device does not offer this which makes it not eligible for hotspot usage on our service. Unauthorized use of Mobile Hotspot on our network will result in service suspension and/or termination. We do not have a list of devices that will be added at this time.
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