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Using HTC 10 as a Wi‍-Fi hotspot

Share your data connection with other devices by turning HTC 10 into a Wi‍-Fi hotspot.

  • Make sure the data connection is turned on.
  • You must have an approved data plan associated with your account from your mobile service provider to use this service. Devices connected to your Wi‍-Fi hotspot use data from your subscribed data plan.
  1. From the Home screen, swipe up and then find and tap Settings.
  2. Tap More > Hotspot & tethering > Portable Wi-Fi hotspot.

    The first time you turn on the Wi‍-Fi hotspot, you'll need to set it up.

  3. Enter a hotspot name or use the default.
  4. Enter a password or use the default.

    The password is the key other people need to enter on their device so they can connect and use HTC 10 as a wireless router.

  5. Tap Manage users to set a limit to the number of users who can connect to your Wi‍-Fi hotspot.
  6. Tap the Portable Wi-Fi Hotspot On/Off switch to turn it on.

HTC 10 is ready to be used as a Wi‍-Fi hotspot when you see on the status bar.

Important: To help minimize security risks, use the default security settings and set a strong and unique password.
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