Mobile hotspot: Nokia Lumia 710

Learn how to share your mobile internet with other devices using the Nokia Lumia 710.

 

 

 

 

Connection icon for mobile hotspot

 

When your device is sharing the mobile internet connection, refer to the following:

 

internet sharing icon.pngMobile hotspot via Wi-Fi is turned on

 

 

Set up mobile hotspot

 

To set up or configure a mobile hotspot over Wi-Fi, follow these steps:

 

Note: It is NOT possible to configure the following options:

  • Allow/block specific devices
  • Number of maximum device connections

 

  1. From the Start screen, swipe left.
  2. Tap Settings.
  3. Tap internet sharing.
  4. If necessary, tap the slider to turn On.
    710.jpg
  5. Tap setup.
    internet sharing.png
  6. If desired, tap the Broadcast name field and enter a new Wi-Fi network name (SSID).
  7. If desired, tap the Security type field and select one:
    • none
    • password required (WPA2).
  8. If desired, tap the Password field and enter a new password.
  9. Tap the Done icon.

 

 

Turn on / off mobile hotspot

 

To turn on or turn off a mobile hotspot over Wi-Fi, follow these steps:

 

  1. From the Start screen, swipe left.
  2. Tap Settings.
  3. Tap internet sharing.
  4. Tap the slider to turn On or Off.
    710.jpg

 

When Internet Sharing is turned on, your phone starts broadcasting its Wi-Fi network name (SSID) so you can connect to it with up to five other devices. Your phone’s default SSID is Nokia Lumia 710_[XXXX].