Nokia Lumia 610

Nokia Lumia 610

Use your phone as Wi-Fi hotspot - Nokia Lumia 610

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You can use your phone to create an internet connection from a laptop or desktop. Follow these instructions to use your phone as a Wi-Fi hotspot.
You need to set up your phone for internet to use this function. Click here for information on how to set up your phone for internet.

Step 1 of 13

Find "Internet Sharing"

Press arrow right to access the main menu.

Step 2 of 13

Find "Internet Sharing"

Press Settings.

Step 3 of 13

Find "Internet Sharing"

Press Internet Sharing.

Step 4 of 13

Turn on Wi-Fi hotspot

Press the indicator next to Sharing to turn on the function.

Step 5 of 13

Select settings

Press setup.

Step 6 of 13

Enter Wi-Fi hotspot name

Press the field below Broadcast name.
Key in the required name.

Step 7 of 13

Select security settings

Press the drop down list below Security type.

Step 8 of 13

Select security settings

Press none (open) or password required (WPA2).

Step 9 of 13

Select security settings

If you select password required (WPA2):

Step 10 of 13

Select security settings

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

Step 11 of 13

Select security settings

Press the confirm icon.

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Step 12 of 13

Establish connection

Turn on Wi-Fi on the other device.
Find the list of available Wi-Fi networks.
Select your phone on the list.
Follow the instructions on the display to establish a connection to your phone.
When the connection is established, you can access the internet from the other device.

Step 13 of 13

Exit

Press the Home key to return to standby mode.

1. Find "Internet Sharing"

Press arrow right to access the main menu.
Press Settings.
Press Internet Sharing.

2. Turn on Wi-Fi hotspot

Press the indicator next to Sharing to turn on the function.

3. Select settings

Press setup.

4. Enter Wi-Fi hotspot name

Press the field below Broadcast name.
Key in the required name.

5. Select security settings

Press the drop down list below Security type.
Press none (open) or password required (WPA2).
If you select password required (WPA2):
Press the field below Password (minimum 8 characters) and key in the required password.
Press the confirm icon.

6. Establish connection

Turn on Wi-Fi on the other device.
Find the list of available Wi-Fi networks.
Select your phone on the list.
Follow the instructions on the display to establish a connection to your phone.
When the connection is established, you can access the internet from the other device.
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7. Exit

Press the Home key to return to standby mode.