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Sony Xperia Z1 - How to Set up your smartphone as a portable Wi-Fi hotspot

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You can set up your smartphone as a Wi-Fi™ source for computers and other smartphones with Wi-Fi capability.

  1. From the Home screen, tap Apps.
  2. Select Settings.
  3. Slide the Wi-Fi toggle to ON.
  4. Select the Security type from the drop down list. For enhanced security, we recommend WPA2 PSK encryption.
  5. Type the desired Password for the Wi-Fi hotspot connection and tap Done.
    NOTE: All Wi-Fi capable devices which connect to your hotspot will require this password. Securing your network with a password is strongly recommended in order to prevent unauthorized access which may result in additional data charges.
  6. Tap Save.
  7. To enable your new hotspot, select Portable Wi-Fi hotspot. A white check mark appears.
  8. Your portable Wi-Fi hotspot is set up.
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