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Using my mobile phone as Wi-Fi Hotspot

Want to let other mobile phones or computers establish an internet connection using your mobile phone as a Wi-Fi Hotspot? It's easy, but you need to set up your mobile phone for internet and turn off Wi-Fi before you can use this function.

List view

1. Find "Wi-Fi Hotspot"

Tap the menu icon.
Tap Wi-Fi Hotspot.

2. Enter Wi-Fi Hotspot name

Tap OK.
Tap the field below Router name (SSID) and key in the required Wi-Fi Hotspot name.

3. Select security settings

Tap the field below Security.
Tap None or the required method of encryption.
If you select a method of encryption:
Tap the field below Password and key in the required password.

4. Turn on Wi-Fi Hotspot

Tap the field next to Portable Wi-Fi Hotspot to turn on the function.
When the field next to the menu item is ticked (V), the function is turned on.
Tap OK.

5. Establish connection

Turn on Wi-Fi on the other device.
Find the list of available Wi-Fi networks.
Select your mobile phone on the list.
Key in the required access code and establish a connection to your mobile phone.
When the connection is established, you can access the internet from the other device.
HTC Desire X

6. Exit

Tap the Home key to return to standby mode.
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