Smartphone Mobile Hotspot: Nokia Lumia 521

Learn how to share your mobile internet with other devices using the Nokia Lumia 521.


On this page:



Set up

  1. Check that Wi-Fi and Smartphone Mobile Hotspot are turned off.
  2. Ensure customers are not attempting to configure the following options:
    • Allow/block specific devices
    • Security type
    • Number of maximum device connections
  3. From the Start screen, swipe left.
  4. Tap Settings.
  5. Tap Internet sharing.
  6. Under Sharing, tap the slider to turn On Internet sharing.
  7. Tap Setup.
  8. Enter the broadcast name and/or password.
  9. Tap the Done check mark icon.


Turn on / off

  1. From the Start screen, swipe left.
  2. Tap Settings.
  3. Tap Internet sharing.
  4. Under Sharing, tap the slider to turn on or off Internet sharing. When turned on, the Mobile Hotspot icon appears in the status bar. Your phone starts broadcasting its Wi-Fi network name (SSID) so you can connect with up to 8 other devices and share your mobile network data connection.Your phone’s default broadcast name is NOKIA Lumia 521_[xxxx].