Microsoft Lumia 535

Microsoft Lumia 535

Windows Phone 8.1

Use your Microsoft Lumia 535 Windows Phone 8.1 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 10

Find "internet sharing"

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

Step 2 of 10

Find "internet sharing"

Press ALL SETTINGS.

Step 3 of 10

Find "internet sharing"

Press internet sharing.

Step 4 of 10

Turn on Wi-Fi hotspot

Press the indicator next to "Sharing" to turn on the function.

Step 5 of 10

Select Wi-Fi hotspot settings

Press the edit icon.

Step 6 of 10

Select Wi-Fi hotspot settings

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

Step 7 of 10

Select Wi-Fi hotspot settings

Press the field below "Password (minimum 8 characters)" and key in the required password.

The password prevents others from accessing your Wi-Fi hotspot without your approval.
Step 8 of 10

Select Wi-Fi hotspot settings

Press the confirm icon.

Step 9 of 10

Return to the home screen

Press the Home key to return to the home screen.

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Step 10 of 10

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 "internet sharing"

Slide your finger downwards starting from the top of the screen.
Press ALL SETTINGS.
Press internet sharing.

2. Turn on Wi-Fi hotspot

Press the indicator next to "Sharing" to turn on the function.

3. Select Wi-Fi hotspot settings

Press the edit icon.
Press the field below "Broadcast name" and key in the required name.
Press the field below "Password (minimum 8 characters)" and key in the required password.
The password prevents others from accessing your Wi-Fi hotspot without your approval.
Press the confirm icon.

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.
Microsoft Lumia 535