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How to reduce Wifi Hotspot range or coverage

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I my think Android-based Wifi hotspot network is being hacked next door. How do I reduce its coverage to a room radius. It is Android 2.3.5 and hence it does not show how many devices are connected to the network. I use prepaid mobile wireless data bundles and this could be depriving if true.

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On few traditional routers, you can do so by:

1. Using a poor antenna
2. Configure the router to lower frequency (GHz)
3. Reduce power setting
4. Keeping it within thick walls

On a mobile hotspot, you will have few options (if any)
To try and resolve the issue or to be sure you get hacked, download and use an app from Google play called Mobile Hotspot. Find it here https://play.google.com/store/apps/details?id=com.stt.mobilehotspot&hl=en but you will have to visit it using your Galaxy Young's browser or search it directly via Play Store.

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