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HTC Windows Phone 8X

Back to Connectivity & synchronisation

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 8

Slide your finger left on the display.
Press Settings.

Step 2 of 8

Press internet sharing.

Step 3 of 8

Press the indicator next to "Sharing" to activate the function.

Step 4 of 8

Press setup.

Step 5 of 8

Press the field below "Broadcast name".
Key in the required name.

Step 6 of 8

Press the field below Password (minimum 8 characters) and key in the required password.

Step 7 of 8

Press the confirm icon.

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Step 8 of 8

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 5 and establish a connection to your mobile phone.
When the connection is established, you can access the Internet from the other device.

1. Find "internet sharing"

Slide your finger left on the display.
Press Settings.
Press internet sharing.

2. Activate the Wi-Fi hotspot

Press the indicator next to "Sharing" to activate the function.

3. Select settings

Press setup.

4. Enter the Wi-Fi hotspot name

Press the field below "Broadcast name".
Key in the required name.

5. Select security settings

Press the field below Password (minimum 8 characters) and key in the required password.
Press the confirm icon.

6. 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 5 and establish a connection to your mobile phone.
When the connection is established, you can access the Internet from the other device.
HTC Windows Phone 8X