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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 remember you need to set up your mobile phone for internet before you can use this function.

Step 1 of 10

Find "Mobile Hotspot"

Slide your finger downwards starting from the top edge of the display.

Tap Settings.

Step 2 of 10

Find "Mobile Hotspot"

Tap Networks and Connections.

Step 3 of 10

Find "Mobile Hotspot"

Tap Mobile Hotspot.

Step 4 of 10

Edit settings

If it's the first time you use your mobile phone as a Wi-Fi Hotspot:

Follow the instructions on the display to key in the required password and go to step 6.

If you've used your mobile phone as a Wi-Fi Hotspot before:

Tap Configure.

Step 5 of 10

Enter Wi-Fi Hotspot name

Tap the field below "Mobile Hotspot Name" and key in the required name for the Wi-Fi Hotspot.

Step 6 of 10

Enter password

Tap the field below "Password" and key in the required password.

Step 7 of 10

Enter password

Tap Save.

Step 8 of 10

Turn on Wi-Fi Hotspot

Tap the indicator next to "Mobile Hotspot" until the function is turned on.

Step 9 of 10

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.

Step 10 of 10

Return to the home screen

Slide your finger upwards starting from the bottom edge of the display to return to the home screen.

Swipe right for the next step

Tap anywhere to dismiss

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