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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 "Configure"

  • Press Apps.
  • Press Settings.
  • Press More settings.
  • Press Tethering and portable hotspot.
  • Press Portable Wi-Fi hotspo.
  • Press Configure.

2.

Enter the WLAN hotspot name

  • Key in the required name for the WLAN hotspot.

3.

Select security settings

  • Press the field 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.

4.

Activate the WLAN hotspot

  • Press the indicator next to "Portable Wi-Fi hotspo" to activate the function.
  • When the indicator turns green, WLAN hotspot is activated.

5.

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 3, 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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