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Samsung Galaxy Ace Plus

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.

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Press the menu icon.

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Press Settings.

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Press Wireless and network.

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Press Tethering and portable hotsp.

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Press Portable Wi-Fi hotspot.

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Press OK.

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Press Configure portable Wi-Fi hots.

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Key in the required name.

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Press the drop down list below "Security".

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

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

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

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Press Save.

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Press Portable Wi-Fi hotspot to activate Wi-Fi hotspot.

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When the box next to the menu item is marked, Wi-Fi hotspot is activated.

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

1. Find "Portable Wi-Fi hotspot"

Press the menu icon.
Press Settings.
Press Wireless and network.
Press Tethering and portable hotsp.
Press Portable Wi-Fi hotspot.

2. Edit settings

Press OK.
Press Configure portable Wi-Fi hots.

3. Enter the Wi-Fi hotspot name

Key in the required name.
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4. Select security settings

Press the drop down list below "Security".
If you don't want to password protect your hotspot:
Press Open.
If you want to password protect your hotspot:
Press WPA2 PSK.
Press the field below "Password" and key in the required password.
Press Save.

5. Activate the Wi-Fi hotspot

Press Portable Wi-Fi hotspot to activate Wi-Fi hotspot.
When the box next to the menu item is marked, Wi-Fi hotspot is activated.

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 4 and establish a connection to your mobile phone.
When the connection is established, you can access the Internet from the other device.
Samsung Galaxy Ace Plus