Turn Mobile / Wi-Fi Hotspot On / Off - BlackBerry® Bold™ 9930 Smartphone

This shows how to turn Mobile Hotspot on or off. If you're having trouble setting up or connecting to Wi-Fi, make sure Mobile Hotspot is off.

Note When Mobile Hotspot is turned on, other Wi-Fi services are turned off.

Note Mobile Hotspot requires minimum Device Software Version 7.1 installed on the device.

Note Wireless Mode and Wi-Fi must be enabled (ON) prior to activating Mobile Hotspot on the device. Refer to Wireless Mode and Wi-Fi On / Off for assistance.

  1. From the Home screen, select the connections area (located at the top of the display).
    Home screen with Connections area
  2. Select Mobile Hotspot.
    Manage Connections with Mobile Hotspot
  3. Review the Mobile Hotspot notice, then select OK.
    Manage Connections with Mobile Hotspot
  4. Mobile Hotspot is enabled when a green check mark and Connected indication is displayed.
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