Xiaomi Mi 9

Xiaomi Mi 9

Android 9.0

Use your Xiaomi Mi 9 Android 9.0 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 11

1. Find "Set up portable hotspot"

Press Settings.

Step 2 of 11

1. Find "Set up portable hotspot"

Press Portable hotspot.

Step 3 of 11

1. Find "Set up portable hotspot"

Press Set up portable hotspot.

Step 4 of 11

2. Select Wi-Fi hotspot settings

Press the field next to "SSID" and key in the required name for the Wi-Fi hotspot.

Step 5 of 11

2. Select Wi-Fi hotspot settings

Press the drop down list below "SECURITY".

Step 6 of 11

2. Select Wi-Fi hotspot settings

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

The password prevents others from accessing your Wi-Fi hotspot without your approval.
Step 7 of 11

2. Select Wi-Fi hotspot settings

Press the field next to "Password" and key in the required password.

Step 8 of 11

2. Select Wi-Fi hotspot settings

Press the confirm icon.

Step 9 of 11

3. Turn on Wi-Fi hotspot

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

Step 10 of 11

4. Return to the home screen

Press the Home key to return to the home screen.

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Step 11 of 11

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 "Set up portable hotspot"

Press Settings.
Press Portable hotspot.
Press Set up portable hotspot.

2. Select Wi-Fi hotspot settings

Press the field next to "SSID" and key in the required name for the Wi-Fi hotspot.
Press the drop down list below "SECURITY".
Press WPA2 PSK to password protect your Wi-Fi hotspot.
The password prevents others from accessing your Wi-Fi hotspot without your approval.
Press the field next to "Password" and key in the required password.
Press the confirm icon.

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.
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