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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.

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

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Press the settings icon.

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Press Network & Internet.

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Press Tethering & portable hotspot.

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Press Portable Wi-Fi hotspot.

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Press the field below "HOTSPOT NAME (SSID):" and key in the required name for the Wi-Fi hotspot.

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Press the field below "PASSWORD (8-63 CHARACTERS):" and key in the required password for the Wi-Fi hotspot.

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

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Press OK.

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Step 10 of 11

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 11 of 11

Press the home icon to end the session and return to the Home screen.

1. Find "Tethering & portable hotspot"

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

2. Select settings for Wi-Fi hotspot

Press Portable Wi-Fi hotspot.
Press the field below "HOTSPOT NAME (SSID):" and key in the required name for the Wi-Fi hotspot.
Press the field below "PASSWORD (8-63 CHARACTERS):" and key in the required password for the Wi-Fi hotspot.

3. Activate the Wi-Fi hotspot

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

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.
HTC U12+

5. Return to the Home screen

Press the home icon to end the session and return to the Home screen.