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Netgear® Mingle™ Mobile Hotspot

Go far, go fast, with 4G LTE. Expand your network with Mingle and easily connect up to 10 Wi-Fi enabled devices. With an easy-to-read LCD screen and password protection, Mingle is your connection for staying in the know, even when you're on the move.

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  • Where should I place my Mingle™ Mobile Hotspot to improve signal strength?

    • Keep 1-2m away from electronics that generate RF interference (e.g., microwave, TV, phone)
    • Use the device Indoors and avoid moisture and extreme temperatures
    • Place the device so that the signal can pass through a window, doorway or drywall and avoid concrete, brick and metal walls
    • Place the device in a central location

  • How can I improve overall performance?

    • Set the web browser home page of the connected device (i.e., PC, tablet, etc.) to display minimal graphics
    • When accessing email:
      • Configure it to retrieve messages less frequently or to retrieve them manually
      • Configure it to download email headers only (i.e., not the full email)
      • Remove the Preview Pane, or use the AutoPreview for headers only
      • Save attachments to a desktop folder and then open from that folder, rather than opening the attachment directly from the message
    • Limit the number of Wi-Fi users

  • How can I extend battery life?

    • Manually power off or configure to use a smaller Wi-Fi range within the advanced settings
    • Connect the device to your computer via the USB cable and disable Wi-Fi
    • Decrease the brightness of the LCD or turn it off
    • Limit number of Wi-Fi users
    • Use short Wi-Fi range

  • Can I turn off the display of Wi-Fi credentials?

    The Wi-Fi credentials (SSID and passphrase) display after pressing the power button. The display of these credentials can be disabled from the Device Security menu on the homepage.

  • What is the Wi-Fi range?

    Perfect for the local coffee shop, beach or poolside, with an average indoor range of up to 150-feet and outdoor range of up to 300-feet, which varies with the environment where the device is being used.

  • Is the device secure?

    Yes, the Mingle™ Mobile Hotspot is secure: only users with the Wi-Fi key can connect over Wi-Fi, and Wi-Fi security is pre-set to mixed WPA/WPA2

  • Is the Mingle™ Mobile Hotspot a 4G LTE device?

    Yes, the Mingle™ Mobile Hotspot is a 4G LTE-capable device operating on the Sprint® 4G LTE network (4G network availability is dependent on coverage). This device does not operate on the Sprint® 4G WiMAX network.

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