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Vodafone Smart Tab 7

Vodafone Smart Tab 7

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Use device as Wi-Fi hotspot

You can use your device to create an internet connection from a laptop or desktop. Follow these instructions to use your device as hotspot.
You need to set up your device for internet to use this function. Click here for information on how to set up your device for internet.

Step 1 of 15

Find "Configure Wi-Fi hotspot"

Press Apps.

Step 2 of 15

Find "Configure Wi-Fi hotspot"

Press Settings.

Step 3 of 15

Find "Configure Wi-Fi hotspot"

Press Wireless & networks.

Step 4 of 15

Find "Configure Wi-Fi hotspot"

Press Tethering & portable hotspot.

Step 5 of 15

Find "Configure Wi-Fi hotspot"

Press Configure Wi-Fi hotspot.

Step 6 of 15

Enter Wi-Fi hotspot name

Press the field below Network SSID.
Key in the required name.

Step 7 of 15

Select security settings

Press the drop down list below Security.

Step 8 of 15

Select security settings

Press the required setting.

Step 9 of 15

Select security settings

If you selected another security setting than Open:

Step 10 of 15

Select security settings

Press the field below Password.
Key in the required password.

Step 11 of 15

Select security settings

Press Save.

Step 12 of 15

Turn on Wi-Fi hotspot

Press the box next to Portable Wi-Fi hotspot to turn on the function.

Step 13 of 15

Turn on Wi-Fi hotspot

When the box next to the menu item is ticked (V), the function is turned on.

Step 14 of 15

Establish connection

Turn on Wi-Fi on the other device.
Find the list of available Wi-Fi networks.
Select your device on the list.
Key in the same password you entered in step 3 and establish a connection to your device.
When the connection is established, you can access the internet from the other device.

Step 15 of 15

Exit

Press the home icon to return to standby mode.

1. Find "Configure Wi-Fi hotspot"

Press Apps.
Press Settings.
Press Wireless & networks.
Press Tethering & portable hotspot.
Press Configure Wi-Fi hotspot.

2. Enter Wi-Fi hotspot name

Press the field below Network SSID.
Key in the required name.

3. Select security settings

Press the drop down list below Security.
Press the required setting.
If you selected another security setting than Open:
Press the field below Password.
Key in the required password.
Press Save.

4. Turn on Wi-Fi hotspot

Press the box next to Portable Wi-Fi hotspot to turn on the function.
When the box next to the menu item is ticked (V), the function is turned on.

5. Establish connection

Turn on Wi-Fi on the other device.
Find the list of available Wi-Fi networks.
Select your device on the list.
Key in the same password you entered in step 3 and establish a connection to your device.
When the connection is established, you can access the internet from the other device.

6. Exit

Press the home icon to return to standby mode.

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