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Nokia Lumia 820

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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.

Solution:

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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