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Set up your smartphone as a portable Wi-Fi hotspot

You can set up your smartphone as a Wi-Fi™ source for computers and other smartphones with Wi-Fi capability.

  1. From the Home screen, press the Menu button.
  2. Tap Settings.
  3. Select Wireless and Networks.
  4. Select Tethering & portable hotspot.
  5. Add a checkmark to Portable Wi-Fi Hotspot.
  6. Tap Agree.
  7. Select Portable Wi-Fi- hotspot settings.
  8. Select Configure Wi-Fi hotspot.
  9. Enter the network name in the Network SSID field.
  10. Select the Security type.
    1. Open: a password is not required. The connection is not secure.
    2. WPA2 PSK: A password is required. The connections is encrypted.
  11. Type the Password for your network.
    NOTE: All Wi-Fi capable devices which connect to your hotspot will require this password. It is recommended to use a password for security purposes to prevent unauthorized access which may result in additional data charges
  12. Tap Save.
  13. A green checkmark appears next to Portable Wi-Fi Hotspot.

Your portable Wi-Fi hotspot is set up.

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