I would like to use my MacBook as a WiFi hotspot to allow other devices (specifically my Android phone) to use the Internet through it.

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System Preferences > Sharing > Internet Sharing.

Share your connection from: [Ethernet]
To computers using: [√] Wi-Fi

Then hit the "Wi-Fi Options…" button and set a network name, channel, security type, and password.

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