BlackBerry Z10

BlackBerry Z10

Use your phone as Wi-Fi hotspot - BlackBerry Z10

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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 "Mobile Hotspot"

Slide your finger down the display starting from the top edge of your phone.
Press Settings.

Step 2 of 13

Find "Mobile Hotspot"

Press Network Connections.

Step 3 of 13

Find "Mobile Hotspot"

Press Mobile Hotspot.

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Step 4 of 13

Edit settings

If it's the first time you use your phone as a Wi-Fi hotspot:
Follow the instructions on the display to key in the required password and go to step 7.

Step 5 of 13

Edit settings

If you've previously used your phone as a Wi-Fi hotspot:
Press Configure.

Step 6 of 13

Enter Wi-Fi hotspot name

Press the field below Name.
Key in the required Wi-Fi hotspot name.

Step 7 of 13

Select security settings

Press Security Type.

Step 8 of 13

Select security settings

Press None or the required encryption method.

Step 9 of 13

Select security settings

If you select a method of encryption:
Press the field below Password and key in the required password.

Step 10 of 13

Save settings

Press Save.

Step 11 of 13

Turn on Wi-Fi hotspot

Press the indicator next to Mobile Hotspot to turn on the function.

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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.

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Step 13 of 13

Exit

Slide your finger up the display starting from the bottom edge of your phone to return to standby mode.

1. Find "Mobile Hotspot"

Slide your finger down the display starting from the top edge of your phone.
Press Settings.
Press Network Connections.
Press Mobile Hotspot.

2. Edit settings

If it's the first time you use your phone as a Wi-Fi hotspot:
Follow the instructions on the display to key in the required password and go to step 7.
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If you've previously used your phone as a Wi-Fi hotspot:
Press Configure.

3. Enter Wi-Fi hotspot name

Press the field below Name.
Key in the required Wi-Fi hotspot name.

4. Select security settings

Press Security Type.
Press None or the required encryption method.
If you select a method of encryption:
Press the field below Password and key in the required password.

5. Save settings

Press Save.

6. Turn on Wi-Fi hotspot

Press the indicator next to Mobile Hotspot to turn on the function.

7. 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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8. Exit

Slide your finger up the display starting from the bottom edge of your phone to return to standby mode.
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