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Set up and use your phone as a Wi-Fi hotspot - BlackBerry Classic

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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 11

Find "Mobile Hotspot"

Slide your finger downwards starting from the top edge of the display.
Press Settings.

Step 2 of 11

Find "Mobile Hotspot"

Press Networks and Connections.

Step 3 of 11

Find "Mobile Hotspot"

Press Mobile Hotspot.

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Step 4 of 11

Edit settings

If it's the first time you use your phone as a Wi-Fi hotspot:
Follow the instructions on the display to key in the required password and go to step 6.

Step 5 of 11

Edit settings

If you've previously used your phone as a Wi-Fi hotspot:
Press Configure.

Step 6 of 11

Enter Wi-Fi hotspot name

Press the field below "Mobile Hotspot Name" and key in the required name.

Step 7 of 11

Enter password

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

Step 8 of 11

Enter password

Press Save.

Step 9 of 11

Turn on Wi-Fi hotspot

Press the indicator next to "Mobile Hotspot" until the function is turned on.

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Step 10 of 11

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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Step 11 of 11

Return to the home screen

Slide your finger upwards starting from the bottom edge of the display to return to the home screen.

1. Find "Mobile Hotspot"

Slide your finger downwards starting from the top edge of the display.
Press Settings.
Press Networks and Connections.
Press Mobile Hotspot.

2. Edit settings

If it's the first time you use your phone as a Wi-Fi hotspot:
Follow the instructions on the display to key in the required password and go to step 6.
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If you've previously used your phone as a Wi-Fi hotspot:
Press Configure.

3. Enter Wi-Fi hotspot name

Press the field below "Mobile Hotspot Name" and key in the required name.

4. Enter password

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

5. Turn on Wi-Fi hotspot

Press the indicator next to "Mobile Hotspot" until the function is turned on.

6. 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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7. Return to the home screen

Slide your finger upwards starting from the bottom edge of the display to return to the home screen.
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