Sony Xperia™ M2 support.

Using your phone as a Personal Hotspot.

Using your phone as a Wi-Fi hotspot lets you connect up to ten other Wi-Fi enabled devices to the internet using your phone (also known as tethering). Before using using the Wi-Fi hotspot feature, you should check whether your contract or internet Add-on includes tethering. You can find out more information about tethering on your phone here.

If no devices are connected to your Wi-Fi Hotspot, it will automatically turn itself off after 10 minutes. We recommend switching the Wi-Fi Hotspot feature off if you're not using it, to save your battery.

Find out how to:

Use your phone as a Wi-Fi hotspot.

Find out the password for Portable Wi-Fi hotspot.

To use your phone as a Wi-Fi hotspot:


  1. On the homescreen, tap the Apps icon

  2. Tap Settings

  3. Tap More...

  4. Tap Tethering & portable hotspot

  5. Tap Portable Wi-Fi hotspot to switch it on

  6. Using Wi-Fi hotspot will interrupt some connections on your phone, tap OK.


To find out the password for Portable Wi-Fi hotspot:


  1. Tap Portable Wi-Fi hotspot settings

  2. Tap Configure Wi-Fi hotspot

  3. You'll see the password to enter into your Wi-Fi enabled device. To change this just type in a new password and tap Save.


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