Sharing Internet Using Your Smartphone

Have you ever wanted to use the internet on different devices but only had one modem? Well, with your Smartphone, you are able to share internet to different devices; other smartphones, tablets and laptops, provided they are Wi-Fi enabled!
To get Wi-Fi, a hotspot is required and, fortunately, all smartphones have portable hotspots.

How to Enable Hotspot on Android phones

  1. Go to settings
  2. On “Wireless & Networks” select “More”
  3. Select “Tethering & Portable Hotspot”
    You have to set up your Wi-Fi hotspot to your personalize the settings or you can use the default option.
  4. To customize, select “Set up Wi-Fi hotspot”
    On the Network SSID you can input any name o identify your Wi-Fi
    On Security you choose the type of security protocol. The preferred is WPA2 PSK but if you prefer it to be open (not password protected), then select ‘None’
  5. Save the changes.
  6. Check the box on “Portable Wi-Fi hotspot” to enable the sharing and you are good to go.

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