Sony Xperia E

Sony Xperia E

Set up and use your phone as a Wi-Fi hotspot - Sony Xperia E

Step 1 of 13

Find "Set up Wi-Fi hotspot"

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

Step 2 of 13

Find "Set up Wi-Fi hotspot"

Press More....

Step 3 of 13

Find "Set up Wi-Fi hotspot"

Press Tethering & portable hotspot.

Step 4 of 13

Find "Set up Wi-Fi hotspot"

Press Set up Wi-Fi hotspot.

Step 5 of 13

Select settings for Wi-Fi hotspot

Press the field below "Network SSID" and key in the required name for the Wi-Fi hotspot.

Step 6 of 13

Select settings for Wi-Fi hotspot

Press the drop down list below "Security".

Step 7 of 13

Select settings for Wi-Fi hotspot

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

Step 8 of 13

Select settings for Wi-Fi hotspot

If you want to password protect your hotspot:
Press WPA PSK or WPA2 PSK.

Step 9 of 13

Select settings for Wi-Fi hotspot

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

Step 10 of 13

Select settings for Wi-Fi hotspot

Press Save.

Step 11 of 13

Turn on Wi-Fi hotspot

Press Portable Wi-Fi hotspot until the display tells you that the function is turned on.

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Step 12 of 13

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 13 of 13

Return to the home screen

Press the Home key to return to the home screen.

1. Find "Set up Wi-Fi hotspot"

Slide your finger down the display starting from the top edge of your phone.
Press the settings icon.
Press More....
Press Tethering & portable hotspot.
Press Set up Wi-Fi hotspot.

2. Select settings for Wi-Fi hotspot

Press the field below "Network SSID" and key in the required name for the Wi-Fi hotspot.
Press the drop down list below "Security".
If you don't want to password protect your hotspot:
Press None.
If you want to password protect your hotspot:
Press WPA PSK or WPA2 PSK.
Press the field below "Password" and key in the required password.
Press Save.

3. Turn on Wi-Fi hotspot

Press Portable Wi-Fi hotspot until the display tells you that 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.
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5. Return to the home screen

Press the Home key to return to the home screen.
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