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

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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 13

Find "Portable Wi-Fi hotspot settings"

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

Step 2 of 13

Find "Portable Wi-Fi hotspot settings"

Press More.

Step 3 of 13

Find "Portable Wi-Fi hotspot settings"

Press Mobile network sharing.

Step 4 of 13

Find "Portable Wi-Fi hotspot settings"

Press Portable Wi-Fi hotspot settings.

Step 5 of 13

Select settings for Wi-Fi hotspot

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

Step 6 of 13

Select settings for Wi-Fi hotspot

Press the field below "SECURITY".

Step 7 of 13

Select settings for Wi-Fi hotspot

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

Step 8 of 13

Select settings for Wi-Fi hotspot

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

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

Turn on Wi-Fi hotspot

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

Step 11 of 13

Turn on Wi-Fi hotspot

Press OK.

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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 several times to return to the home screen.

1. Find "Portable Wi-Fi hotspot settings"

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 settings.

2. Select settings for Wi-Fi hotspot

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

3. Turn on Wi-Fi hotspot

Press Portable Wi-Fi Hotspot until the display tells you that 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 key several times to return to the home screen.
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