Set up and use your phone as a Wi-Fi hotspot
When you use your phone as a Wi-Fi hotspot, you can share your phone's internet connection with other devices via Wi-Fi. Remember, you need to set up your phone for internet.
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Find "Wi-Fi hotspot"
Slide two fingers down the display starting from the top edge of your phone.
Press the settings icon.
Press Tethering & portable hotspot.
Press Wi-Fi hotspot.
Select settings for Wi-Fi hotspot
Press Set up Wi-Fi hotspot.
Press the field below "Network SSID" and key in the required name for the Wi-Fi hotspot.
Press the drop down list below "Security".
If you don't want to password protect your hotspot:
If you want to password protect your hotspot:
Press WPA2 PSK.
Press the field below "Password" and key in the required password.
Turn on Wi-Fi hotspot
Press the indicator next to "Wi-Fi hotspot" until the function is turned on.
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.
Return to the home screen
Press the home icon to return to the home screen.
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