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    HTC Sensation XL

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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 12

    Press All apps.

    Step 2 of 12

    Press Settings.

    Step 3 of 12

    Press Wireless & networks.

    Step 4 of 12

    Press Portable Wi-Fi hotspot settings.

    Step 5 of 12

    Press OK.
    Key in the required name.

    Step 6 of 12

    Press the drop down list below "Security".

    Step 7 of 12

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

    Step 8 of 12

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

    Step 9 of 12

    Press the field below "Password (8-63 ASCII characters)" and key in the required password.

    Step 10 of 12

    Press the box next to "Portable Wi-Fi Hotspot" to activate Wi-Fi hotspot.

    Step 11 of 12

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

    HTC Sensation XL
    Step 12 of 12

    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 "Portable Wi-Fi hotspot settings"

    Press All apps.
    Press Settings.
    Press Wireless & networks.
    Press Portable Wi-Fi hotspot settings.

    2. Enter the Wi-Fi hotspot name

    Press OK.
    Key in the required name.

    3. Select security settings

    Press the drop down list 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 (8-63 ASCII characters)" and key in the required password.

    4. Activate the Wi-Fi hotspot

    Press the box next to "Portable Wi-Fi Hotspot" to activate Wi-Fi hotspot.
    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 Sensation XL