How to do Wi-Fi Tethering

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I have HTC Legend and an HP laptop. What can I do to perform WiFi tethering to my Laptop using my phone? Do I need to install some apps?

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Answered By 0 points N/A #108502

How to do Wi-Fi Tethering

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1. From the main screen of your HTC Legend phone, go to settings.

2. Go to Wireless Settings and then go to Tethering and Portable Hotspot.

3. Go to Portable WiFi hotspot settings.

4. Click Configure WiFi Hotspot.

5. You will then be brought to a page where you can create your SSID and WPA2 PSK Encryption key.

6. Type in an SSID or Network name and a passkey that you want to use. Then click save.

7. Turn on the wireless settings of your laptop.

8. Search for wireless networks available.

9. Once you see the Network name that you created on your HTC phone, right click it and then click connect.

10. You will then be asked to type in a security key.

11. Type in the WPA2 PSK code that you created on your phone.

12. Click Connect or OK.

13. You are then ready to use your phone's internet connection on your laptop. No need to install any applications.

Answered By 573020 points N/A #310694

How to do Wi-Fi Tethering

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You can share the internet on your Wi-Fi-enabled phone with your laptop. Since both devices support Wi-Fi connectivity, this type of connection sharing is very easy to setup. To share your Android phone’s internet connection, you need to convert it into a Wi-Fi hotspot. When a Wi-Fi hotspot is created, your laptop can connect to the internet via the hotspot your phone created.

To do this, on your Android phone, turn on the Wi-Fi connection then connect to your Wi-Fi network. Once your phone is connected to your home Wi-Fi, on your phone, go to “Settings” then under “Wireless Networks”, tap “More”. Next, go to “Tethering and portable hotspot” then “Wi-Fi hotspot”. If this is the first time you will use it, go to “Set up Wi-Fi hotspot” then configure it.

Under “Network name”, enter the name of the hotspot. Under “Security”, select a security protocol like “WPA2 PSK” then enter the password for your Wi-Fi hotspot. When you are finished, tap “Save”. After this, your Wi-Fi hotspot should be turned on automatically. And that’s it. Just connect your laptop to the hotspot you created and make sure the password is correct.

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