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How to set up and use your mobile phone as a Wi-Fi hotspot

When you use your mobile phone as a Wi-Fi hotspot, you can share your mobile phone's Internet connection with other devices via WLAN. Remember, you need to set up your mobile phone for Internet.

Step 1 of 13

Press Settings.

Step 2 of 13

Press More.

Step 3 of 13

Press Tethering & portable hotspot.

Step 4 of 13

Press Portable Wi-Fi hotspot.

Step 5 of 13

Press Configure Wi-Fi hotspot.
Key in the required name for the Wi-Fi hotspot.

Step 6 of 13

Press Encryption type.

Step 7 of 13

If you don't want to password protect your Wi-Fi hotspot:
Press None.

Step 8 of 13

If you want to password protect your Wi-Fi hotspot:
Press WPA2 PSK.

Step 9 of 13

Press the field below "Password" and key in the required password.

Step 10 of 13

Press Save.

Step 11 of 13

Press the indicator below "Portable Wi-Fi hotspot" until the function is activated.

Step 12 of 13

Do the following on the device which will connect to your Wi-Fi hotspot:
Activate WLAN.
Find the list of available WLANs.
Select the network name you keyed in in step 2.
Key in the password you selected in step 2 and establish a connection to the Wi-Fi hotspot.
When the connection is established, you can access the Internet from the other device.

Step 13 of 13

Press the home icon to end the session and return to the Home screen.

1. Find "Portable Wi-Fi hotspot"

Press Settings.
Press More.
Press Tethering & portable hotspot.
Press Portable Wi-Fi hotspot.

2. Select settings for Wi-Fi hotspot

Press Configure Wi-Fi hotspot.
Key in the required name for the Wi-Fi hotspot.
Press Encryption type.
If you don't want to password protect your Wi-Fi hotspot:
Press None.
If you want to password protect your Wi-Fi hotspot:
Press WPA2 PSK.
Press the field below "Password" and key in the required password.
Press Save.

3. Activate Wi-Fi hotspot

Press the indicator below "Portable Wi-Fi hotspot" until the function is activated.

4. Establish a connection

Do the following on the device which will connect to your Wi-Fi hotspot:
Activate WLAN.
Find the list of available WLANs.
Select the network name you keyed in in step 2.
Key in the password you selected in step 2 and establish a connection to the Wi-Fi hotspot.
When the connection is established, you can access the Internet from the other device.

5. Return to the Home screen

Press the home icon to end the session and return to the Home screen.
  

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