Huawei Ascend P8

Huawei Ascend P8

Set up and use your phone as a Wi-Fi hotspot - Huawei Ascend P8

Step 1 of 14

Find "Portable Wi-Fi hotspot"

Press Settings.

Step 2 of 14

Find "Portable Wi-Fi hotspot"

Press All.

Step 3 of 14

Find "Portable Wi-Fi hotspot"

Press "More" below "Wireless & networks".

Step 4 of 14

Find "Portable Wi-Fi hotspot"

Press Tethering & portable hotspot.

Step 5 of 14

Find "Portable Wi-Fi hotspot"

Press Portable Wi-Fi hotspot.

Step 6 of 14

Select settings for Wi-Fi hotspot

Press Configure Wi-Fi hotspot.
Key in a name for the Wi-Fi hotspot.

Step 7 of 14

Select settings for Wi-Fi hotspot

Press Security.

Step 8 of 14

Select settings for Wi-Fi hotspot

If you don't want to password protect your Wi-Fi hotspot:
Press None.

Step 9 of 14

Select settings for Wi-Fi hotspot

If you want to password protect your Wi-Fi hotspot:
Press WPA2 PSK.

Step 10 of 14

Select settings for Wi-Fi hotspot

Press the field below "Password" and key in the required password.

Step 11 of 14

Select settings for Wi-Fi hotspot

Press Save.

Step 12 of 14

Turn on Wi-Fi hotspot

Press the indicator below "Portable Wi-Fi hotspot" until the function is turned on.

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Step 13 of 14

Establish connection

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.

Step 14 of 14

Return to the home screen

Press the home icon to return to the home screen.

1. Find "Portable Wi-Fi hotspot"

Press Settings.
Press All.
Press "More" below "Wireless & networks".
Press Tethering & portable hotspot.
Press Portable Wi-Fi hotspot.

2. Select settings for Wi-Fi hotspot

Press Configure Wi-Fi hotspot.
Key in a name for the Wi-Fi hotspot.
Press Security.
If you don't want to password protect your Wi-Fi hotspot:
Press None.
If you want to password protect your Wi-Fi hotspot:
Press WPA2 PSK.
Press the field below "Password" and key in the required password.
Press Save.

3. Turn on Wi-Fi hotspot

Press the indicator below "Portable Wi-Fi hotspot" until the function is turned on.

4. Establish connection

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.
Huawei Ascend P8

5. Return to the home screen

Press the home icon to return to the home screen.
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