Sony Xperia T

Sony Xperia T

Use your phone as Wi-Fi hotspot - Sony Xperia T

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You can use your phone to create an internet connection from a laptop or desktop. Follow these instructions to use your phone as a Wi-Fi hotspot.
You need to set up your phone for internet to use this function. Click here for information on how to set up your phone for internet.

Please note that Wi-Fi is turned off when you use your phone as Wi-Fi hotspot.

Step 1 of 16

Find "Configure Wi-Fi hotspot"

Press the menu icon.

Step 2 of 16

Find "Configure Wi-Fi hotspot"

Press Settings.

Step 3 of 16

Find "Configure Wi-Fi hotspot"

Press More....

Step 4 of 16

Find "Configure Wi-Fi hotspot"

Press Tethering & portable hotspots.

Step 5 of 16

Find "Configure Wi-Fi hotspot"

Press Configure Wi-Fi hotspot.

Step 6 of 16

Select settings for Wi-Fi hotspot

Press the field below Network SSID and key in the required name for the Wi-Fi hotspot.

The password must have a minimum length of eight characters.
Step 7 of 16

Select settings for Wi-Fi hotspot

Press the drop down list below Security.

The password must have a minimum length of eight characters.
Step 8 of 16

Select settings for Wi-Fi hotspot

Press None, WPA PSK or WPA2 PSK.

The password must have a minimum length of eight characters.
Step 9 of 16

Select settings for Wi-Fi hotspot

If you select WPA PSK or WPA2 PSK:

The password must have a minimum length of eight characters.
Step 10 of 16

Select settings for Wi-Fi hotspot

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

The password must have a minimum length of eight characters.
Step 11 of 16

Select settings for Wi-Fi hotspot

Press Save.

The password must have a minimum length of eight characters.
Step 12 of 16

Turn on Wi-Fi hotspot

Press Portable Wi-Fi hotspot to turn on the Wi-Fi hotspot.

Step 13 of 16

Turn on Wi-Fi hotspot

Press OK, if required.

Step 14 of 16

Turn on Wi-Fi hotspot

When the box next to the menu item is ticked (V), the Wi-Fi hotspot is turned on.

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Step 15 of 16

Establish connection

Turn on Wi-Fi on the other device.
Find the list of available Wi-Fi networks.
Select your phone on the list.
Follow the instructions on the display to establish a connection to your phone.
When the connection is established, you can access the internet from the other device.

Step 16 of 16

Exit

Press the home icon to return to standby mode.

1. Find "Configure Wi-Fi hotspot"

Press the menu icon.
Press Settings.
Press More....
Press Tethering & portable hotspots.
Press Configure Wi-Fi hotspot.

2. Select settings for Wi-Fi hotspot

Press the field below Network SSID and key in the required name for the Wi-Fi hotspot.
The password must have a minimum length of eight characters.
Press the drop down list below Security.
The password must have a minimum length of eight characters.
Press None, WPA PSK or WPA2 PSK.
The password must have a minimum length of eight characters.
If you select WPA PSK or WPA2 PSK:
The password must have a minimum length of eight characters.
Press the field below Password and key in the required password.
The password must have a minimum length of eight characters.
Press Save.
The password must have a minimum length of eight characters.

3. Turn on Wi-Fi hotspot

Press Portable Wi-Fi hotspot to turn on the Wi-Fi hotspot.
Press OK, if required.
When the box next to the menu item is ticked (V), the Wi-Fi hotspot is turned on.

4. Establish connection

Turn on Wi-Fi on the other device.
Find the list of available Wi-Fi networks.
Select your phone on the list.
Follow the instructions on the display to establish a connection to your phone.
When the connection is established, you can access the internet from the other device.
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5. Exit

Press the home icon to return to standby mode.