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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 9

Find "internet sharing"

Slide your finger left on the display.

Tap Settings.

Step 2 of 9

Find "internet sharing"

Tap internet sharing.

Step 3 of 9

Turn on Wi-Fi Hotspot

Tap the indicator next to "Sharing" to turn on the function.

Step 4 of 9

Select settings for Wi-Fi Hotspot

Tap setup.

Step 5 of 9

Select settings for Wi-Fi Hotspot

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

Step 6 of 9

Select settings for Wi-Fi Hotspot

If you want to password protect your Hotspot:

Tap the field below "Password (minimum 8 characters)" and key in the required password.

Step 7 of 9

Select settings for Wi-Fi Hotspot

Tap the confirm icon.

Step 8 of 9

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 3.

Key in the password you selected in step 3 and establish the connection to the Wi-Fi Hotspot.

When the connection is established, you can access the internet from the other device.

Step 9 of 9

Return to the home screen

Tap the Home key to return to the home screen.

Swipe right for the next step

Tap anywhere to dismiss

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