Connectivity

Using your phone as Wi-Fi hotspot

When you use your phone as a Wi-Fi hotspot, you can share your phone's internet connection with other devices via Wi-Fi. To use your phone as a Wi-Fi hotspot, you need to set up your phone for internet.

Slide your finger downwards starting from the top of the screen.
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Slide your finger downwards starting from the top of the screen.

Press the settings icon.
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Press the settings icon.

Press Mobile hotspot and tethering.
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Press Mobile hotspot and tethering.

Press Mobile hotspot.
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Press Mobile hotspot.

Press MORE.
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Press MORE.

Press Configure Mobile hotspot.
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Press Configure Mobile hotspot.

Press the field below
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Press the field below "Network name" and key in the required name.

Press the drop down list below
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Press the drop down list below "Security".

Press WPA2 PSK to password protect your Wi-Fi hotspot.
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Press WPA2 PSK to password protect your Wi-Fi hotspot.

Press the field below
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Press the field below "Password" and key in the required password.

The password prevents others from accessing your Wi-Fi hotspot without your approval.
Press SAVE.
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Press SAVE.

Press the indicator to turn on the function.
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Press the indicator to turn on the function.

If Wi-Fi is turned on, press OK.
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If Wi-Fi is turned on, press OK.

Press the Home key to return to the home screen.
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Press the Home key to return to the home screen.

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Turn on Wi-Fi on the other device.

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Find the list of available Wi-Fi networks and select your own Wi-Fi hotspot.

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Key in the password for your Wi-Fi hotspot and establish the connection.

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When the connection is established, you can access the internet from the other device.

Specifications

Dimensions and weight

Dimensions 142.8 x 69.5 x 8.1 mm
Weight 143 g

SIM

SIM type Nano SIM

Memory

Storage 16 GB
Memory card slot Up to 256 GB

Screen and keys

Touchscreen Yes
Screen size 5 inches
Resolution 720 x 1280 pixels
Colour screen 16 million colours
Physical keypad No

Network

2G network Yes
3G network Yes
4G network Yes

Connectivity

Bluetooth Yes
Wi-Fi Yes
NFC No
USB data cable Included
GPS Yes

Picture, video and sound

Camera 13 MP
Video recorder Yes
Flash Yes
Music player Yes
FM radio Yes

Operating system

Operating system Android 6.0.1 (Marshmallow)

Communication

Voice calls Yes
Video calls Yes
SMS Yes
MMS No
Email POP3/IMAP/Exchange
Internet Yes

Tethering

USB Yes
Wi-Fi hotspot Yes