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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.

1.

Find "Portable Wi-Fi hotspot settings"

  • Press Applications.
  • Press Settings.
  • Press Wireless and network.
  • Press Tethering and portable hotsp.
  • Press Portable Wi-Fi hotspot settings.

2.

Edit settings

  • Press Configure portable Wi-Fi hots.

3.

Enter the WLAN hotspot name

  • Press the field below "Network SSID".
  • 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 ticked (V), 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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