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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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Press Settings.

Step 2 of 10

Press Wireless & networks.

Step 3 of 10

Press Personal hotspot.

Step 4 of 10

Press Device name.

Step 5 of 10

Key in the required name for the Wi-Fi hotspot and press SAVE.

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To password protect your Wi-Fi hotspot, press Password.

Step 7 of 10

Key in the required password and press SAVE.

Step 8 of 10

Press the indicator next to "Personal hotspot" until the function is activated.

Huawei P30 Pro
Step 9 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 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 10 of 10

Slide your finger upwards starting from the bottom of the display to return to the Home screen.

1. Find "Personal hotspot"

Press Settings.
Press Wireless & networks.
Press Personal hotspot.

2. Select settings for Wi-Fi hotspot

Press Device name.
Key in the required name for the Wi-Fi hotspot and press SAVE.
To password protect your Wi-Fi hotspot, press Password.
Key in the required password and press SAVE.

3. Activate Wi-Fi hotspot

Press the indicator next to "Personal 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 P30 Pro

5. Return to the Home screen

Slide your finger upwards starting from the bottom of the display to return to the Home screen.