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I can't use my mobile phone 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.

Enter the correct password.

Possible cause 1:

The wrong password is entered on the device you want to connect from.


Enter the correct password.

1. Find "internet sharing"
Slide your finger left on the display.
Tap Settings.
Tap internet sharing.
2. Turn on Wi-Fi Hotspot
Tap the indicator next to Sharing to turn on the function.
3. Select settings
Tap setup.
4. Enter Wi-Fi Hotspot name
Tap the field below Broadcast name and key in the required name.
5. Select security settings
Tap the field below Password (minimum 8 characters) and key in the required password.
Tap the confirm icon.
6. 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.
Follow the instructions on the display to establish a connection to your mobile phone.
When the connection is established, you can access the internet from the other device.
7. Exit
Tap the Home key to return to standby mode.

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