BlackBerry Priv

BlackBerry Priv

Android 5.1.1

Use your BlackBerry Priv Android 5.1.1 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 14

Find "Set up mobile hotspot"

Slide two fingers downwards starting from the top the screen.

Step 2 of 14

Find "Set up mobile hotspot"

Press the settings icon.

Step 3 of 14

Find "Set up mobile hotspot"

Press More.

Step 4 of 14

Find "Set up mobile hotspot"

Press Tethering & mobile hotspot.

Step 5 of 14

Find "Set up mobile hotspot"

Press Set up mobile hotspot.

Step 6 of 14

Select Wi-Fi hotspot settings

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

Step 7 of 14

Select Wi-Fi hotspot settings

Press the drop down list below "Security".

Step 8 of 14

Select Wi-Fi hotspot settings

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

Step 9 of 14

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 14

Select Wi-Fi hotspot settings

Press SAVE.

Step 11 of 14

Turn on Wi-Fi hotspot

Press Mobile hotspot to turn on the function.

Step 12 of 14

Turn on Wi-Fi hotspot

If Wi-Fi is turned on, press OK.

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.
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 mobile hotspot"

Slide two fingers downwards starting from the top the screen.
Press the settings icon.
Press More.
Press Tethering & mobile hotspot.
Press Set up mobile 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 Mobile hotspot to turn on the function.
If Wi-Fi is turned on, press OK.

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.
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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