Turn Mobile Hotspot On / Off - Nokia Lumia 2520

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 For general information, such as how to navigate the operating system, personalize the Start screen, utilize apps and customize settings, refer to the Windows 8 & Windows RT tutorial.

  1. From the right edge of the screen, swipe left to display the charms menu.
    Swipe left with Charms menu
  2. Tap Settings.
    Charms menu with Settings
  3. Tap Change PC settings (located in the lower-right).
    Settings with Change PC settings
  4. From the left-pane, tap Network.
    Note If not available, tap the left arrow icon Left arrow icon (located in the upper-left) as necessary until "PC settings" appears in the upper-left.
    PC settings with Network
  5. Ensure that "Connections" is selected from the left-pane then tap Verizon Wireless from the "Mobile broadband" section.
    Network Connections with Mobile broadband network
  6. Tap the "Share this connection" switch to turn on Switch On icon or off Switch Off icon.
    Note Depending upon personalization options, the switch colors may differ from the examples depicted.
    Mobile broadband network with Share this connection switch