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    How to set up and use your mobile phone as a WLAN hotspot

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

    Step 1 of 16

    Press the menu icon.

    Step 2 of 16

    Press Settings.

    Step 3 of 16

    Press Wireless and network.

    Step 4 of 16

    Press Tethering and portable hotsp.

    Step 5 of 16

    Press Portable Wi-Fi hotspot.

    Step 6 of 16

    Press OK.

    Step 7 of 16

    Press Configure portable Wi-Fi hots.

    Step 8 of 16

    Key in the required name.

    Step 9 of 16

    Press the drop down list below "Security".

    Step 10 of 16

    If you don't want to password protect your hotspot:
    Press Open.

    Step 11 of 16

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

    Step 12 of 16

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

    Step 13 of 16

    Press Save.

    Step 14 of 16

    Press Portable Wi-Fi hotspot to activate WLAN hotspot.

    Step 15 of 16

    When the box next to the menu item is marked, WLAN hotspot is activated.

    Step 16 of 16

    Do the following on the device which will connect to your WLAN hotspot:
    Activate WLAN.
    Find the list of available WLANs.
    Select your mobile phone on the list.
    Key in the password you selected in step 4, and a connection to your mobile phone is established.
    When the connection is established, you can access the Internet from the other device.

    1. Find "Portable Wi-Fi hotspot"

    Press the menu icon.
    Press Settings.
    Press Wireless and network.
    Press Tethering and portable hotsp.
    Press Portable Wi-Fi hotspot.

    2. Edit settings

    Press OK.
    Press Configure portable Wi-Fi hots.

    3. Enter the WLAN hotspot name

    Key in the required name.

    4. Select security settings

    Press the drop down list below "Security".
    If you don't want to password protect your hotspot:
    Press Open.
    If you want to password protect your hotspot:
    Press WPA2 PSK.
    Press the field below "Password" and key in the required password.
    Press Save.

    5. Activate the WLAN hotspot

    Press Portable Wi-Fi hotspot to activate WLAN hotspot.
    When the box next to the menu item is marked, WLAN hotspot is activated.

    6. Establish a connection

    Do the following on the device which will connect to your WLAN hotspot:
    Activate WLAN.
    Find the list of available WLANs.
    Select your mobile phone on the list.
    Key in the password you selected in step 4, and a connection to your mobile phone is established.
    When the connection is established, you can access the Internet from the other device.

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