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I can't use my tablet as a Wi-Fi Hotspot

This troubleshooting guide will take you through a number of possible causes
to help you find a solution to your problem.


Set up your tablet as a Wi-Fi Hotspot.

Possible cause 2:

Your tablet hasn't been correctly set up as Wi-Fi Hotspot

Solution:

Set up your tablet as a Wi-Fi Hotspot.

1. Find "Personal Hotspot"
Tap Settings.
Tap Personal Hotspot.
2. Turn on tethering
Tap the indicator next to Personal Hotspot to turn on tethering.
3. Change password for Wi-Fi Hotspot
Tap Wi-Fi Password.
Key in the required access code and tap Done.
4. 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 password for the Wi-Fi Hotspot and establish a connection to your device.
When the connection is established, you can access the internet from the other device.

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