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Use your mobile phone as 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.

Step 1 of 14

Slide your finger down the display starting from the top edge of your mobile phone.

Step 2 of 14

Press the settings icon.

Step 3 of 14

Press Network & Internet.

Step 4 of 14

Press Hotspot & tethering.

Step 5 of 14

Press Wi-Fi hotspot.

Step 6 of 14

Press Hotspot name.

Step 7 of 14

Key in the required name for the Wi-Fi hotspot and press OK.

Step 8 of 14

Press Security.

Step 9 of 14

Press WPA2 PSK.

Step 10 of 14

Press Hotspot password.

Step 11 of 14

Key in the required password and press OK.

Step 12 of 14

Press the indicator below "Wi-Fi hotspot" until the function is activated.

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Step 13 of 14

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.

Step 14 of 14

Press the Home key to end the session and return to the Home screen.

1. Find "Hotspot & tethering"

Slide your finger down the display starting from the top edge of your mobile phone.
Press the settings icon.
Press Network & Internet.
Press Hotspot & tethering.

2. Select settings for Wi-Fi hotspot

Press Wi-Fi hotspot.
Press Hotspot name.
Key in the required name for the Wi-Fi hotspot and press OK.
Press Security.
Press WPA2 PSK.
Press Hotspot password.
Key in the required password and press OK.

3. Activate Wi-Fi hotspot

Press the indicator below "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.
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5. Return to the Home screen

Press the Home key to end the session and return to the Home screen.