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Using HTC Desire 12 as a Wi‍-Fi hotspot

Share your data connection with other devices by turning HTC Desire 12 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. Under Wireless & Networks, tap More.
  3. Tap Tethering & portable hotspot > Portable Wi-Fi hotspot.

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

  4. Tap Set up Wi-Fi hotspot, and then enter a hotspot name or use the default.
  5. 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 Desire 12 as a wireless router.

  6. Tap Save.
  7. Tap the Portable Wi-Fi Hotspot On/Off switch to turn it on.

HTC Desire 12 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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