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

Step 1 of 9

Slide your finger left on the display.
Press Settings.

Step 2 of 9

Press internet sharing.

Step 3 of 9

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

Step 4 of 9

Press setup.

Step 5 of 9

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

Step 6 of 9

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

Step 7 of 9

Press the confirm icon.

Samsung Ativ S
Step 8 of 9

Do the following on the device which will connect to your WLAN 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 a connection to your mobile phone is established.
When the connection is established, you can access the Internet from the other device.

Step 9 of 9

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

1. Find "internet sharing"

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

2. Activate the WLAN hotspot

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

3. Select settings

Press setup.

4. Enter the WLAN 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 WLAN 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 a connection to your mobile phone is established.
When the connection is established, you can access the Internet from the other device.
Samsung Ativ S

7. Return to the Home screen

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