Initial Setup - Mobile Hotspot - BlackBerry® Bold™ 9930 Smartphone

Note Notes:

  • Mobile Hotspot requires minimum Device Software Version 7.1 installed on the device.
  • Wireless Mode and Wi-Fi must be enabled (ON) prior to activating Mobile Hotspot on the device. Refer to Wireless Mode and Turn Wi-Fi On / Off for assistance.


  1. From the Home screen All tray, select Options.
    Note To expand the tray, press the Menu button then select Open Tray.
    Home screen All tray with Options
  2. Select Networks and Connections.
    Options with Networks and Connections
  3. Select Mobile Hotspot Connections.
    Mobile Hotspot Connections
  4. Select Mobile Hotspot.
    Manage Connections with Mobile Hotspot
  5. Enter the preferred passphrase for the devices that connect to the mobile hotspot, then select OK.
    Mobile Hotspot Passphrase
  6. Review the Mobile Hotspot notice, then select OK.
    Mobile Hotspot Notice
  7. If presented, select Continue and follow instructions to subscribe to a Mobile Hotspot data add-on / plan.
    Note If not presented, skip to step 8.
    Mobile Hotpsot Subscription
    Mobile Hotpsot Subscription
    Mobile Hotpsot Subscription
  8. Mobile Hotspot is enabled when a green check mark and Connected indication is displayed.
    Mobile Hotspot Connected