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Microsoft Lumia 950 XL

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How to set up and use your mobile phone as a WLAN hotspot

When you use your mobile phone as a WLAN 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 10

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

Step 2 of 10

Press Network & wireless.

Step 3 of 10

Press Mobile hotspot.

Step 4 of 10

Press the edit icon.

Step 5 of 10

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

Step 6 of 10

If you want to password protect your hotspot:
Press the field below "Network password (minimum 8 characters)" and key in the required password.

Step 7 of 10

Press the confirm icon.

Step 8 of 10

Press the indicator below "MOBILE HOTSPOT" until the function is activated.

Microsoft Lumia 950 XL
Step 9 of 10

Do the following on the device which will connect to your Personal 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

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

1. Find " Mobile hotspot"

Slide your finger down the display starting from the top edge of your mobile phone.
Press All settings.
Press Network & wireless.
Press Mobile hotspot.

2. Select settings for Wi-Fi hotspot

Press the edit icon.
Press the field below "Network name" and key in the required name for the Wi-Fi hotspot.
If you want to password protect your hotspot:
Press the field below "Network password (minimum 8 characters)" and key in the required password.
Press the confirm icon.

3. Activate Wi-Fi hotspot

Press the indicator below "MOBILE HOTSPOT" until the function is activated.

4. Establish a connection

Do the following on the device which will connect to your Personal 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.
Microsoft Lumia 950 XL

5. Return to the Home screen

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