Huawei Y5 III

Huawei Y5 III

Android 6.0

I can't use my Huawei Y5 III Android 6.0 as a Wi-Fi hotspot

Cause 2 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.

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 Y5 III
Step 13 of 13

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 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.
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 Y5 III

Did this solve the problem?

Yes - All solved No - Go to next cause

Get information on...

Or select...

Another device
4g accessories icon-app-store basket-change battery-life battery bill-pay-phones-icon 4C91DB73-75FE-4565-8F69-BC6C675B1EA1 bin block Brands broadband-icon broadband calendar call camera cases Chat chevron-down chevron-left chevron-right chevron-up close close collections community continuous contract dashboard data download-square Download edit error-circle eye facebook filters folder go identity Less letters location Memory menu message mobile my-vodafone network_signal operating-system orders payg-phones-icon F86C85F6-FFFF-4C62-8F9A-45D7251FC836 payment photos play-store play plus rating report return roaming screen-size search secure-net shopping sim spinner squares technology tick-simple top-up top-up TV twitter value vf-tv-icon vodafone warning Weight world
Close dialog
Skip to content

Login to My Vodafone

Close dialog
Skip to content

Register with My Vodafone