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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 "Portable Wi-Fi Hotspot"

  • Slide two fingers down the display starting from the top edge of your mobile phone.
  • Press SETTINGS.
  • Press More.
  • Press Mobile network sharing.
  • Press Portable Wi-Fi Hotspot.

2.

Select Wi-Fi hotspot settings

  • Key in the required name for the Wi-Fi hotspot.
  • Press the menu icon.
  • Press Advanced.
  • Press SECURITY.
  • If you don't want to password protect your Wi-Fi hotspot:
  • Press None.
  • Press the return icon.
  • If you want to password protect your Wi-Fi hotspot:
  • Press WPA2 (AES).
  • Press the return icon.
  • Press the field below "PASSWORD" and key in the required password.

3.

Activate Wi-Fi hotspot

  • Press the inicator next to "Portable Wi-Fi Hotspot" until the function is activated.
  • Press OK.

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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