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    Nokia Lumia 521 - Use your phone as a WiFi hostpot / tethering

    Windows Phone 8
    Phone: Nokia Lumia 521
    Factory OS: Windows Phone 8

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    Use your phone as a WiFi hostpot / tethering

    To turn your phone into a WiFi hotspot, then follow these instructions:

    First, go to your Start screen and swipe left and go to Settings.

    Then select Internet sharing and turn Sharing on.

    From here you can name your connection by selecting Setup - Broadcast name and entering a name.

    You can also secure your WiFi hotspot but adding a password for the connection.

    Next, go to another device and find your phone's WiFi hotspot service.

    Note: This will use your data plan, so use wisely!

     
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