Huawei Ascend P1

Huawei Ascend P1

Use your phone as Wi-Fi hotspot - Huawei Ascend P1

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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.

Step 1 of 15

Find "Tethering & portable hotspot"

Press the menu icon.

Step 2 of 15

Find "Tethering & portable hotspot"

Press Settings.

Step 3 of 15

Find "Tethering & portable hotspot"

Press More....

Step 4 of 15

Find "Tethering & portable hotspot"

Press Tethering & portable hotspot.

Step 5 of 15

Select settings for Wi-Fi hotspot

Press Configure Wi-Fi hotspot.

The password must have a minimum length of eight characters.
Step 6 of 15

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 15

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 15

Select settings for Wi-Fi hotspot

Press Open or WPA2 PSK.

The password must have a minimum length of eight characters.
Step 9 of 15

Select settings for Wi-Fi hotspot

If you select WPA2 PSK:

The password must have a minimum length of eight characters.
Step 10 of 15

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 15

Select settings for Wi-Fi hotspot

Press Save.

The password must have a minimum length of eight characters.
Step 12 of 15

Turn on Wi-Fi hotspot

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

Step 13 of 15

Turn on Wi-Fi hotspot

When the box next to the menu item is ticked (V), the function is turned on.

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Step 14 of 15

Establish connection

Turn on Wi-Fi on the other device.
Find the list of available Wi-Fi networks.
Select your phone on the list.
Key in the required access code and establish a connection to your phone.
When the connection is established, you can access the internet from the other device.

You can connect up to three devices to your phone.
Step 15 of 15

Exit

Press the Home key to return to standby mode.

1. Find "Tethering & portable hotspot"

Press the menu icon.
Press Settings.
Press More....
Press Tethering & portable hotspot.

2. Select settings for Wi-Fi hotspot

Press Configure Wi-Fi hotspot.
The password must have a minimum length of eight characters.
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 Open or WPA2 PSK.
The password must have a minimum length of eight characters.
If you select 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 function.
When the box next to the menu item is ticked (V), the function 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.
Key in the required access code and establish a connection to your phone.
When the connection is established, you can access the internet from the other device.
You can connect up to three devices to your phone.
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5. Exit

Press the Home key to return to standby mode.