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Re: 3G => Defy w/ Nexus hotspot

xl
CPU Alum
CPU Alum

Did my Defy suggestions work for your Nexus?

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xl
CPU Alum
CPU Alum

Check out this link to activate the hotspot...

  http://mobility.telus.com/en/BC/Motorola-Defy/how-to-002807.shtml

 

With the hotspot enabled and password defined....  Have your Nexus scan for the new wifi.

 

Warning....

  • use a good password to ensure that it's not compromised.  You don't want to be known as offering free wifi to the world
  • wifi drains the battery quickly on smart phones.   You might find yourself needing to charge your phone more often.
  • pay attention to your data consumption on your mobile plan, especially if you are paying roaming charges

Bill_Podmorow
Neighbour

We do not have a password for the Defy.  Have searched the phone and now will need to contact Telus directly for assistance.

xl
CPU Alum
CPU Alum

Hmm... the phone itself will not have a password. However the wifi ssid will to ensure you are not providing free wifi to unwanted guests.

The password in step 8 is important.