Huawei P9 Plus

Huawei P9 Plus

Android 6.0

I can't use my Huawei P9 Plus Android 6.0 as a Wi-Fi hotspot

Cause 1 of 2: Wi-Fi hotspot isn't used correctly

To use your phone as a Wi-Fi hotspot, you need to turn on Wi-Fi hotspot and establish a connection from the other device to your phone's Wi-Fi hotspot.

Solution: See how to use the phone as a Wi-Fi hotspot.

Step 1 of 13

Find "Configure Wi-Fi hotspot"

Press Settings.

Step 2 of 13

Find "Configure Wi-Fi hotspot"

Press More.

Step 3 of 13

Find "Configure Wi-Fi hotspot"

Press Tethering & portable hotspot.

Step 4 of 13

Find "Configure Wi-Fi hotspot"

Press Portable Wi-Fi hotspot.

Step 5 of 13

Find "Configure Wi-Fi hotspot"

Press Configure Wi-Fi hotspot.

Step 6 of 13

Select Wi-Fi hotspot settings

Press the field below "Network SSID" and key in the required name.

Step 7 of 13

Select Wi-Fi hotspot settings

Press Encryption type.

Step 8 of 13

Select Wi-Fi hotspot settings

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

Step 9 of 13

Select Wi-Fi hotspot settings

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

Step 10 of 13

Select Wi-Fi hotspot settings

Press Save.

Step 11 of 13

Turn on Wi-Fi hotspot

Press the indicator to turn on the function.

Step 12 of 13

Return to the home screen

Press the Home key to return to the home screen.

Huawei P9 Plus
Step 13 of 13

Establish connection to Wi-Fi hotspot from another device

Turn on Wi-Fi.Find the list of available Wi-Fi networks and select your own Wi-Fi hotspot.Key in the password for your Wi-Fi hotspot and establish the connection.When the connection is established, you can access the internet from the other device.

1 Find "Configure Wi-Fi hotspot"

Press Settings.
Press More.
Press Tethering & portable hotspot.
Press Portable Wi-Fi hotspot.
Press Configure Wi-Fi hotspot.

2 Select Wi-Fi hotspot settings

Press the field below "Network SSID" and key in the required name.
Press Encryption type.
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 "Password" and key in the required password.
Press Save.

3 Turn on Wi-Fi hotspot

Press the indicator to turn on the function.

4 Return to the home screen

Press the Home key to return to the home screen.

5 Establish connection to Wi-Fi hotspot from another device

Turn on Wi-Fi.
Find the list of available Wi-Fi networks and select your own Wi-Fi hotspot.
Key in the password for your Wi-Fi hotspot and establish the connection.
When the connection is established, you can access the internet from the other device.
Huawei P9 Plus

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