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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.

    1.

    Find " Mobile Hotspot"

    • Slide your finger down the display starting from the top edge of your mobile phone.
    • Press Settings.
    • Press Network Connections.
    • Press Mobile Hotspot.

    2.

    Edit settings

    • If it's the first time you use your mobile phone as a Wi-Fi hotspot:
    • Follow the instructions on the display to key in the required password and go to step 7.
    • If you've previously used your mobile phone as a Wi-Fi hotspot:
    • Press Configure.

    3.

    Enter Wi-Fi hotspot name

    • Press the field below "Name" and key in the required name.

    4.

    Select security settings

    • Press Security Type.
    • If you don't want to password protect your hotspot:
    • Press None.
    • If you want to password protect your hotspot:
    • Press the required encryption method.
    • Press the field below "Password" and key in the required password.
    • Press Save.

    5.

    Activate Wi-Fi hotspot

    • Press the indicator next to "Mobile Hotspot" until the function is activated.

    6.

    Establish a connection

    • Do the following on the device which will connect to your Wi-Fi hotspot:
    • Activate WLAN on the other device.
    • Find the list of available WLANs.
    • Select your mobile phone on the list.
    • Follow the instructions on the display to establish a connection to your mobile phone.
    • When the connection is established, you can access the Internet from the other device.

    7.

    Return to the home screen

    • Slide your finger up the display starting from the bottom edge of your mobile phone to return to the home screen.

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