Huawei P smart

Huawei P smart

Android 8.0

Use your Huawei P smart Android 8.0 as a Wi-Fi hotspot

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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. To use your phone as a Wi-Fi hotspot, you need to set up your phone for internet.

Step 1 of 14

Find "Configure Wi-Fi hotspot"

Press Settings.

Step 2 of 14

Find "Configure Wi-Fi hotspot"

Press Wireless & networks.

Step 3 of 14

Find "Configure Wi-Fi hotspot"

Press Tethering & portable hotspot.

Step 4 of 14

Find "Configure Wi-Fi hotspot"

Press Portable Wi-Fi hotspot.

Step 5 of 14

Find "Configure Wi-Fi hotspot"

Press Configure Wi-Fi hotspot.

Step 6 of 14

Select Wi-Fi hotspot settings

Press Network name.

Step 7 of 14

Select Wi-Fi hotspot settings

Key in the required Wi-Fi hotspot name and press SAVE.

Step 8 of 14

Select Wi-Fi hotspot settings

Press Encryption type.

Step 9 of 14

Select Wi-Fi hotspot settings

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

The password prevents others from accessing your Wi-Fi hotspot without your approval.
Step 10 of 14

Select Wi-Fi hotspot settings

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

Step 11 of 14

Select Wi-Fi hotspot settings

Press SAVE.

Step 12 of 14

Turn on Wi-Fi hotspot

Press the indicator to turn on the function.

Step 13 of 14

Return to the home screen

Press the Home key to return to the home screen.

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Step 14 of 14

Establish connection to Wi-Fi hotspot from another device

Turn on Wi-Fi on the other device.
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 Wireless & networks.
Press Tethering & portable hotspot.
Press Portable Wi-Fi hotspot.
Press Configure Wi-Fi hotspot.

2. Select Wi-Fi hotspot settings

Press Network name.
Key in the required Wi-Fi hotspot name and press SAVE.
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 on the other device.
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 P smart