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Set up and use your phone as a Wi-Fi hotspot

When you use your phone as a Wi-Fi hotspot, you can share your phone's internet connection with other devices via Wi-Fi. Remember, you need to set up your phone for internet.

Step 1 of 13

Find "Set up Wi-Fi hotspot"

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

Step 2 of 13

Find "Set up Wi-Fi hotspot"

Press Networks.

Step 3 of 13

Find "Set up Wi-Fi hotspot"

Press Tethering.

Step 4 of 13

Find "Set up Wi-Fi hotspot"

Press Wi-Fi hotspot.

Step 5 of 13

Find "Set up Wi-Fi hotspot"

Press Set up Wi-Fi hotspot.

Step 6 of 13

Select settings for Wi-Fi hotspot

Key in the required name for the Wi-Fi hotspot.
Press the drop down list below "Security".

Step 7 of 13

Select settings for Wi-Fi hotspot

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

Step 8 of 13

Select settings for Wi-Fi hotspot

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

Step 9 of 13

Select settings for Wi-Fi hotspot

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

Step 10 of 13

Select settings for Wi-Fi hotspot

Press SAVE.

Step 11 of 13

Turn on Wi-Fi hotspot

Press the indicator next to "Wi-Fi hotspot" until the function is turned on.

Step 12 of 13

Establish connection

Do the following on the device which is to connect to your Wi-Fi hotspot:
Turn on Wi-Fi.
Find the list of available Wi-Fi networks.
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 13 of 13

Return to the home screen

Press the home icon to return to the home screen.

1. Find "Set up Wi-Fi hotspot"

Slide your finger down the display starting from the top edge of your phone.
Press the settings icon.
Press Networks.
Press Tethering.
Press Wi-Fi hotspot.
Press Set up Wi-Fi hotspot.

2. Select settings for Wi-Fi hotspot

Key in the required name for the Wi-Fi hotspot.
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.

3. Turn on Wi-Fi hotspot

Press the indicator next to "Wi-Fi hotspot" until the function is turned on.

4. Establish connection

Do the following on the device which is to connect to your Wi-Fi hotspot:
Turn on Wi-Fi.
Find the list of available Wi-Fi networks.
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.

5. Return to the home screen

Press the home icon to return to the home screen.

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