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    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, first you need to set up your mobile phone for Internet.

    Step 1 of 10

    Press the menu icon.

    Step 2 of 10

    Press Wi-Fi Hotspot.

    Step 3 of 10

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

    Step 4 of 10

    Press the field below "Security".

    Step 5 of 10

    If you don't want to password protect your hotspot:
    Press None.

    Step 6 of 10

    If you want to password protect your hotspot:
    Press WPA2 (AES).

    Step 7 of 10

    Press the field below "Password" and key in the required password.

    Step 8 of 10

    Press the field next to "Portable Wi-Fi Hotspot" to activate the function.

    Step 9 of 10

    When the box next to the menu item is ticked (V), Wi-Fi hotspot is activated.

    HTC One X
    Step 10 of 10

    Do the following on the device which will connect to your Wi-Fi 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 establish a connection to your mobile phone.
    When the connection is established, you can access the Internet from the other device.

    1. Find "Wi-Fi Hotspot"

    Press the menu icon.
    Press Wi-Fi Hotspot.

    2. Enter the Wi-Fi hotspot name

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

    3. Select security settings

    Press the field below "Security".
    If you don't want to password protect your hotspot:
    Press None.
    If you want to password protect your hotspot:
    Press WPA2 (AES).
    Press the field below "Password" and key in the required password.

    4. Activate the Wi-Fi hotspot

    Press the field next to "Portable Wi-Fi Hotspot" to activate the function.
    When the box next to the menu item is ticked (V), Wi-Fi hotspot is activated.

    5. 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 mobile phone on the list.
    Key in the password you selected in step 3 and establish a connection to your mobile phone.
    When the connection is established, you can access the Internet from the other device.
    HTC One X