Sony Xperia 5 II 5G

Sony Xperia 5 II 5G

Android 11.0

Use your Sony Xperia 5 II 5G Android 11.0 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

1. Find "Portable hotspot"

Slide two fingers downwards starting from the top of the screen.

Step 2 of 14

1. Find "Portable hotspot"

Press the settings icon.

Step 3 of 14

1. Find "Portable hotspot"

Press Network and Internet.

Step 4 of 14

1. Find "Portable hotspot"

Press Hotspot and tethering.

Step 5 of 14

1. Find "Portable hotspot"

Press Portable hotspot.

Step 6 of 14

2. Select Wi-Fi hotspot settings

Press Hotspot name and key in the required name for the Wi-Fi hotspot.

Step 7 of 14

2. Select Wi-Fi hotspot settings

Press OK.

Step 8 of 14

2. Select Wi-Fi hotspot settings

Press Security.

Step 9 of 14

2. Select Wi-Fi hotspot settings

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

Step 10 of 14

2. Select Wi-Fi hotspot settings

Press Hotspot password and key in the required password.

The password prevents others from accessing your Wi-Fi hotspot without your approval.
Step 11 of 14

2. Select Wi-Fi hotspot settings

Press OK.

Step 12 of 14

3. Turn on Wi-Fi hotspot

Press the indicator below "Portable hotspot" to turn on the function.

Step 13 of 14

4. Return to the home screen

Press the Home key to return to the home screen.

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Step 14 of 14

5. Establish connection to Wi-Fi hotspot from another device

Turn on Wi-Fi on the other device.
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 "Portable hotspot"

Slide two fingers downwards starting from the top of the screen.
Press the settings icon.
Press Network and Internet.
Press Hotspot and tethering.
Press Portable hotspot.

2. Select Wi-Fi hotspot settings

Press Hotspot name and key in the required name for the Wi-Fi hotspot.
Press OK.
Press Security.
Press WPA2-Personal to password protect your Wi-Fi hotspot.
Press Hotspot password and key in the required password.
The password prevents others from accessing your Wi-Fi hotspot without your approval.
Press OK.

3. Turn on Wi-Fi hotspot

Press the indicator below "Portable hotspot" to turn on the function.

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 on the other device.
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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