Windows Phone 8.1 - How to enable internet sharing

September 2016


Windows Phone 8.1 - How to enable internet sharing


Learn how to turn your Windows Phone 8.1 device into a Wi-Fi hotspot and thus share your internet connection with other devices.

Note that: This option must be supported by your mobile data plan.
  • From the StartScreen, swipe left to go to Settings > Internet Sharing.

  • Toggle the Sharing button to the ON .
    • Set a broadcast name (the name of your Wi-Fi hotspot).
    • Set the Security type (WPA2 to enable password protection).
    • Set a password and you are ready to go.

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