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Setting up and using my mobile phone as a 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 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 name for the Wi-Fi Hotspot.

3. Select security settings

Tap the field below "Security".
If you don't want to password protect your Wi-Fi Hotspot:
Tap None.
If you want to password protect your Wi-Fi Hotspot:
Tap the required 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" until the function is turned on.
Tap OK.

5. 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.

6. Return to the home screen

Tap the Home key to return to the home screen.
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