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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 14

Press the menu icon.

Step 2 of 14

Press Settings.

Step 3 of 14

Press More....

Step 4 of 14

Press Tethering & portable hotspot.

Step 5 of 14

Press Configure WiFi hotspot.

Step 6 of 14

Press the field below "Network SSID".
Key in the required name.

Step 7 of 14

Press the drop down list below "Security".

Step 8 of 14

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

Step 9 of 14

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

Step 10 of 14

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

Step 11 of 14

Press Save.

Step 12 of 14

Press Portable WiFi hotspot to activate Personal Hotspot.

Step 13 of 14

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

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Step 14 of 14

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 2, 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 "Configure WiFi hotspot"

Press the menu icon.
Press Settings.
Press More....
Press Tethering & portable hotspot.
Press Configure WiFi hotspot.

2. Select settings for WLAN hotspot

Press the field below "Network SSID".
Key in the required name.
Press the drop down list below "Security".
If you don't want to password protect your hotspot:
Press None.
If you want to password protect your hotspot:
Press WPA2 PSK.
Press the field below "Password" and key in the required password.
Press Save.

3. Activate Personal Hotspot

Press Portable WiFi hotspot to activate Personal Hotspot.
When the box next to the menu item is marked, WLAN hotspot is activated.

4. 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 2, 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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