Nokia 2

Nokia 2

Android 7.1

Use your Nokia 2 Android 7.1 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 13

Find "Set up Wi-Fi hotspot"

Slide your finger downwards starting from the top of the screen.

Step 2 of 13

Find "Set up Wi-Fi hotspot"

Press the settings icon.

Step 3 of 13

Find "Set up Wi-Fi hotspot"

Press More.

Step 4 of 13

Find "Set up Wi-Fi hotspot"

Press Tethering & portable hotspot.

Step 5 of 13

Find "Set up Wi-Fi hotspot"

Press Set up Wi-Fi hotspot.

Step 6 of 13

Select Wi-Fi hotspot settings

Press the field below "Network name" and key in the required name.

Step 7 of 13

Select Wi-Fi hotspot settings

Press the drop down list below "Security".

Step 8 of 13

Select Wi-Fi hotspot settings

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

Step 9 of 13

Select Wi-Fi hotspot settings

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

The password prevents others from accessing your Wi-Fi hotspot without your approval.
Step 10 of 13

Select Wi-Fi hotspot settings

Press SAVE.

Step 11 of 13

Turn on Wi-Fi hotspot

Press the indicator next to "Portable Wi-Fi hotspot" to turn on the function.

Step 12 of 13

Return to the home screen

Press the Home key to return to the home screen.

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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 "Set up Wi-Fi hotspot"

Slide your finger downwards starting from the top of the screen.
Press the settings icon.
Press More.
Press Tethering & portable hotspot.
Press Set up Wi-Fi hotspot.

2. Select Wi-Fi hotspot settings

Press the field below "Network name" and key in the required name.
Press the drop down list below "Security".
Press WPA2 PSK to password protect your Wi-Fi hotspot.
Press the field below "Password" and key in the required password.
The password prevents others from accessing your Wi-Fi hotspot without your approval.
Press SAVE.

3. Turn on Wi-Fi hotspot

Press the indicator next to "Portable Wi-Fi hotspot" 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.
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