HTC One M8i

HTC One M8i

Set up and use your phone as a Wi-Fi hotspot - HTC One M8i

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When you use your phone as a Wi-Fi hotspot, you can share your phone's internet connection with other devices via Wi-Fi. Remember, you need to set up your phone for internet.

Step 1 of 18

Find "Portable Wi-Fi hotspot"

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

Step 2 of 18

Find "Portable Wi-Fi hotspot"

Press More.

Step 3 of 18

Find "Portable Wi-Fi hotspot"

Press Mobile network sharing.

Step 4 of 18

Find "Portable Wi-Fi hotspot"

Press Portable Wi-Fi hotspot.

Step 5 of 18

Select settings for Wi-Fi hotspot

Press OK.

Step 6 of 18

Select settings for Wi-Fi hotspot

Press the field below "HOTSPOT NAME (SSID)" and key in the required name for the Wi-Fi hotspot.

Step 7 of 18

Select settings for Wi-Fi hotspot

Press the menu icon.

Step 8 of 18

Select settings for Wi-Fi hotspot

Press Advanced.

Step 9 of 18

Select settings for Wi-Fi hotspot

Press SECURITY.

Step 10 of 18

Select settings for Wi-Fi hotspot

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

Step 11 of 18

Select settings for Wi-Fi hotspot

Press the return icon.

Step 12 of 18

Select settings for Wi-Fi hotspot

If you want to password protect your Wi-Fi hotspot:
Press WPA2 (AES).

Step 13 of 18

Select settings for Wi-Fi hotspot

Press the return icon.

Step 14 of 18

Select settings for Wi-Fi hotspot

Press the field below "PASSWORD (6-63 ASCII CHARACTERS)" and key in the required password.

Step 15 of 18

Turn on Wi-Fi hotspot

Press the indicator next to "Portable Wi-Fi Hotspot" until the function is turned on.

Step 16 of 18

Turn on Wi-Fi hotspot

Press OK.

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Step 17 of 18

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 18 of 18

Return to the home screen

Press the home icon to return to the home screen.

1. Find "Portable Wi-Fi hotspot"

Slide your finger down the display starting from the top edge of your phone.
Press the settings icon.
Press More.
Press Mobile network sharing.
Press Portable Wi-Fi hotspot.

2. Select settings for Wi-Fi hotspot

Press OK.
Press the field below "HOTSPOT NAME (SSID)" and key in the required name for the Wi-Fi hotspot.
Press the menu icon.
Press Advanced.
Press SECURITY.
If you don't want to password protect your Wi-Fi hotspot:
Press None.
Press the return icon.
If you want to password protect your Wi-Fi hotspot:
Press WPA2 (AES).
Press the return icon.
Press the field below "PASSWORD (6-63 ASCII CHARACTERS)" and key in the required password.

3. Turn on Wi-Fi hotspot

Press the indicator next to "Portable Wi-Fi Hotspot" until the function is turned on.
Press OK.

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 icon to return to the home screen.