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FAQs related to Wi-Fi hotspots on your BlackBerry Bold 9930

Last Updated: Oct 04, 2016

Answers to some of your questions about Wi-Fi hotspots
  • What is a Wi-Fi hotspot and what can I do with it?

    Wi-Fi hotspots are locations where a Wi-Fi-capable device can access the Internet.

  • What do I need to connect to a Wi-Fi hotspot?

    You usually need the password from the Wi-Fi hotspot provider.

    If the hotspot doesn't require a password when you first set it up, it's not a secure network.

    Sprint doesn't recommend connecting to an unsecured Wi-Fi signal.

  • What types of devices can access a Wi-Fi hotspot?

    Wi-Fi capable devices include mobile phones such as your BlackBerry® Bold™ 9930, tablets, netbooks, laptops and desktop PCs.

  • Where can I find a Wi-Fi hotspot?

    You can find Wi-Fi hotspots at public places like shopping centers, cafes, hotels or airports.

    Connect to a Wi-Fi network.

  • What is an SSID?

    SSID (Service Set Identifier) is the public name of a wireless network.

  • Does it cost more to connect my BlackBerry Bold 9930 to a public Wi-Fi hotspot?

    Public Wi-Fi hotspots may be free or they can require a fee or a paid subscription. Before you access a Wi-Fi hotspot, be sure you understand the provider's terms and conditions of use.

  • Can I use my BlackBerry Bold 9930 as a mobile Wi-Fi hotspot?

    Yes, you can share your Sprint data connection with up to 5 other Wi-Fi capable devices at the same time.

    Set up your BlackBerry Bold 9930 as a Wi-Fi hotspot.

    Turn the Wi-Fi hotspot on or off.

  • Does using my BlackBerry Bold 9930 as a mobile Wi-Fi hotspot drain my battery?

    Using your BlackBerry Bold 9930 as a personal and portable Wi-Fi hotspot can increase battery consumption.

    You can also take steps to conserve your battery.

    Conserve battery life.

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