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March 25, 2013

How to Make Your Nokia Lumia 520 a Wi-Fi Hotspot


Ever imagine how you can make your own Nokia Lumia 520  a WiFi hotspot? Well, sure you can. This feature allows for your other devices to pick up your mobile hotspot settings on your Nokia Lumia 520. This is more preferable when you’re in public trying to locate a WiFi connection. Nokia did not mention how many devices can connect to your Nokia Lumia 520, but usually it is 6-8 devices. Check out these steps for easy, convenient and a money-saver internet experience.

1. On your Start screen, swipe left, and tap  Settings.

2. Then select Internet sharing.

3. Switch the Sharing to On.

4. If you want to change the name of your connection, tap Setup > Broadcast name, then enter the name.

5. If you want to secure your Wi-Fi hotspot, then you can also type in a password for the connection.

6. Then select the connection on the other device.

Wait for few seconds and your phone will start broadcasting its WiFi network name. Now you’re ready to connect your other device to your portable mobile wifi hotspot.

Note: "The other device uses data from your data plan, which may result in data traffic costs. For info on availability and costs, contact your network service provider", Nokia.

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sumeet said...

but in my lumia 520 set while i ma trying to do internet sharing its showing sharing isn't currenly available ..

please guide me

Jack said...

You are allowed up to 8 guests with the wifi. I tried to do it myself and it said 'Sharing your mobile connection over Wifi with up to 8 guests).

Christian A said...

are you currently subscribe to an internet plan of your ISP?

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