[nSLUG] BB Q5 as hotspot

Jim Haliburton jim at on-site.ns.ca
Sat Mar 8 14:00:26 AST 2014


Under Settings  ( Gray Gear icon )
Network and Connections
Connectivity Services
Mobile Hotspot.

Under this you create a WPA2 username and Password and the BB now is a mobile hotspot.  Your 
linux must support WPA2 through the wireless adapter you choose.

Check the data plan for how many GB you have.

This is very similar to tethering the BB Playbook.  Tethering is another menu selection on the 
Connectivity services.  You may be able to use a USB cable to the BB Q5 to do this.  Or the 
other option is bluetooth.

Jim H




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