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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"

  • 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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