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How to set up and use your tablet as a Wi-Fi hotspot

When you use your tablet as a Wi-Fi hotspot, you can share your tablet's Internet connection with other devices via WLAN. Remember, first you need to set up your tablet for Internet.


Find "Portable Wi-Fi hotspot"

  • Press the menu icon.
  • Press Settings.
  • Press More....
  • Press Tethering and portable hotspot.
  • Press Portable Wi-Fi hotspot.


Select settings for Wi-Fi hotspot

  • Press Configure.
  • Press the field below "Network SSID" and key in the required name for the Wi-Fi hotspot.
  • 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 WPA PSK or WPA2 PSK.
  • Press the field below "Password" and key in the required password.
  • Press Save.


Activate the Wi-Fi hotspot

  • Press the indicator next to "Portable Wi-Fi hotspot" to activate the function.
  • Press OK.
  • Press OK.


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 your tablet on the list.
  • Key in the password you selected in step 2 and establish a connection to your tablet.
  • When the connection is established, you can access the Internet from the other device.


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