Sony Xperia XZ2

Sony Xperia XZ2

Android 8.0

Use your Sony Xperia XZ2 Android 8.0 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 15

Find "Configure hotspot"

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

Step 2 of 15

Find "Configure hotspot"

Press the settings icon.

Step 3 of 15

Find "Configure hotspot"

Press Network & Internet.

Step 4 of 15

Find "Configure hotspot"

Press Hotspot & tethering.

Step 5 of 15

Find "Configure hotspot"

Press Portable hotspot settings.

Step 6 of 15

Find "Configure hotspot"

Press Configure hotspot.

Step 7 of 15

Select Wi-Fi hotspot settings

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

Step 8 of 15

Select Wi-Fi hotspot settings

Press the drop down list below "Security".

Step 9 of 15

Select Wi-Fi hotspot settings

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

Step 10 of 15

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 11 of 15

Select Wi-Fi hotspot settings

Press SAVE.

Step 12 of 15

Select Wi-Fi hotspot settings

Press the Return key.

Step 13 of 15

Turn on Wi-Fi hotspot

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

Step 14 of 15

Return to the home screen

Press the Home key to return to the home screen.

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Step 15 of 15

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 "Configure hotspot"

Slide your finger downwards starting from the top of the screen.
Press the settings icon.
Press Network & Internet.
Press Hotspot & tethering.
Press Portable hotspot settings.
Press Configure hotspot.

2. Select Wi-Fi hotspot settings

Press the field below "Network name (SSID)" 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.
Press the Return key.

3. Turn on Wi-Fi hotspot

Press the indicator next to "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.
Sony Xperia XZ2