Nokia Lumia 1320

Nokia Lumia 1320

I can't use my phone as a Wi-Fi hotspot - Nokia Lumia 1320

Cause 1 of 2: The wrong password is entered on the device you want to connect from.

The password used on your phone needs to entered on the device you want to connect from.

Solution: Enter the correct password.

Step 1 of 9

Find "internet sharing"

Press Settings.

Step 2 of 9

Find "internet sharing"

Press internet sharing.

Step 3 of 9

Turn on Wi-Fi hotspot

Press the indicator next to "Sharing" until the function is turned on.

Step 4 of 9

Select settings for Wi-Fi hotspot

Press setup.

Step 5 of 9

Select settings for Wi-Fi hotspot

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

Step 7 of 9

Select settings for Wi-Fi hotspot

Press the confirm icon.

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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

Press the Home key to return to the home screen.

1 Find "internet sharing"

Press Settings.
Press internet sharing.

2 Turn on Wi-Fi hotspot

Press the indicator next to "Sharing" until the function is turned on.

3 Select settings for Wi-Fi hotspot

Press setup.
Press the field below "Broadcast name" and key in the required name for the Wi-Fi hotspot.
If you want to password protect your hotspot:
Press the field below "Password (minimum 8 characters)" and key in the required password.
Press the confirm icon.

4 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.
Nokia Lumia 1320

5 Return to the home screen

Press the Home key to return to the home screen.

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