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Using your phone as 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. To use your phone as a Wi-Fi hotspot, you need to set up your phone for internet.

Press Settings.
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Press Settings.

Press Wireless & networks.
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Press Wireless & networks.

Press Tethering & portable hotspot.
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Press Tethering & portable hotspot.

Press Portable Wi-Fi hotspot.
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Press Portable Wi-Fi hotspot.

Press Configure Wi-Fi hotspot.
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Press Configure Wi-Fi hotspot.

Press Network name.
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Press Network name.

Key in the required Wi-Fi hotspot name and press SAVE.
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Key in the required Wi-Fi hotspot name and press SAVE.

Press Encryption type.
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Press Encryption type.

Press WPA2 PSK to password protect your Wi-Fi hotspot.
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Press WPA2 PSK to password protect your Wi-Fi hotspot.

The password prevents others from accessing your Wi-Fi hotspot without your approval.
Press the field below
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Press the field below "Password" and key in the required password.

Press SAVE.
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Press SAVE.

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

Press the Home key to return to the home screen.
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Press the Home key to return to the home screen.

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Turn on Wi-Fi on the other device.

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Find the list of available Wi-Fi networks and select your own Wi-Fi hotspot.

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Key in the password for your Wi-Fi hotspot and establish the connection.

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