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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 16

Find "Portable Wi-Fi Hotspot"

Slide your finger down the display starting from the top edge of your mobile phone.

Tap the settings icon.

Step 2 of 16

Find "Portable Wi-Fi Hotspot"

Tap More.

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Find "Portable Wi-Fi Hotspot"

Tap Mobile network sharing.

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Find "Portable Wi-Fi Hotspot"

Tap Portable Wi-Fi Hotspot.

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Select Wi-Fi Hotspot settings

Key in the required name for the Wi-Fi Hotspot.

Tap the menu icon.

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Select Wi-Fi Hotspot settings

Tap Advanced.

Step 7 of 16

Select Wi-Fi Hotspot settings

Tap SECURITY.

Step 8 of 16

Select Wi-Fi Hotspot settings

If you don't want to password protect your Wi-Fi Hotspot:

Tap None.

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Select Wi-Fi Hotspot settings

Tap the return icon.

Step 10 of 16

Select Wi-Fi Hotspot settings

If you want to password protect your Wi-Fi Hotspot:

Tap WPA2 (AES).

Step 11 of 16

Select Wi-Fi Hotspot settings

Tap the return icon.

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Select Wi-Fi Hotspot settings

Tap the field below "PASSWORD (8-63 ASCII CHARACTERS)" and key in the required password.

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Turn on Wi-Fi Hotspot

Tap the indicator next to "Portable Wi-Fi Hotspot" until the function is turned on.

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Turn on Wi-Fi Hotspot

Tap OK.

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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.

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Return to the home screen

Tap the home icon to return to the home screen.

Swipe right for the next step

Tap anywhere to dismiss

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