Navigation

Information:
Close more information

Meta navigation

  • Your shopping basket
    There are no products in the basket
    Monthly (CHF)
    One-off (CHF)
    Total (incl. VAT)
  • 🔎

    Global search

    Often searched

Mobile guides

    
Change device

Huawei Ascend P2

Back to Connectivity & synchronisation

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

Step 1 of 15

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

Step 2 of 15

Press All.

Step 3 of 15

Press More....

Step 4 of 15

Press Tethering & portable hotspot.

Step 5 of 15

Press Portable Wi-Fi hotspot settings.

Step 6 of 15

Press Configure Wi-Fi hotspot.

Step 7 of 15

Press the field below "Network SSID" and key in the required name for the Wi-Fi hotspot.

Step 8 of 15

Press the field below "Security".

Step 9 of 15

If you don't want to password protect your Wi-Fi hotspot:
Press Open.

Step 10 of 15

If you want to password protect your Wi-Fi hotspot:
Press WPA2 PSK.

Step 11 of 15

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

Step 12 of 15

Press Save.

Step 13 of 15

Press Portable Wi-Fi hotspot until the function is activated.

Huawei Ascend P2
Step 14 of 15

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 15 of 15

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

1. Find " Configure Wi-Fi hotspot"

Slide your finger down the display starting from the top edge of your mobile phone.
Press the settings icon.
Press All.
Press More....
Press Tethering & portable hotspot.
Press Portable Wi-Fi hotspot settings.
Press Configure Wi-Fi hotspot.

2. Select settings for Wi-Fi hotspot

Press the field below "Network SSID" and key in the required name for the Wi-Fi hotspot.
Press the field below "Security".
If you don't want to password protect your Wi-Fi hotspot:
Press Open.
If you want to password protect your Wi-Fi hotspot:
Press WPA2 PSK.
Press the field below "Password" and key in the required password.
Press Save.

3. Activate Wi-Fi hotspot

Press Portable 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.
Huawei Ascend P2

5. Return to the Home screen

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