Use your phone as Wi-Fi hotspot
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.
To use your phone as Wi-Fi hotspot, you need to turn off Wi-Fi on your phone.
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Find "Tethering & portable hotspot"
Press the menu icon.
Press Wireless & networks.
Press Tethering & portable hotspot.
Turn on hotspot
Press Portable Wi-Fi hotspot to turn on the function.
When the box next to the menu item is ticked (V), the function is turned on.
Select settings for Wi-Fi hotspot
Press Portable Wi-Fi hotspot settings.
Press Configure 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.
Press Open or WPA2 PSK.
If you select WPA2 PSK:
Press the field below Password and key in the required password.
Turn on Wi-Fi on the other device.
Find the list of available Wi-Fi networks.
Select your phone on the list.
Key in the required access code and establish a connection to your phone.
When the connection is established, you can access the internet from the other device.
Press the Home key to return to standby mode.
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