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Use as a Wi-Fi repeater Mobile Hotspot Band Turn off Wi-Fi Hotspot automatically Set Data limit Limit of connected devices Set up Wi-Fi Hotspot

Use as a Wi-Fi repeater

With Wi-Fi Tethering, the Oppo smartphone can be set up as a repeater, allowing an existing WLAN connection to be shared with other devices.

All that is required for the setup is a network name and password, but it can also be used with the default values.

Note: If Wi-Fi Tethering is enabled, features such as Oppo Share, Wi-Fi Direct or multiscreen can be used.

Android 10 (ColorOS 7.0)
Step 1:  Open the  Settings
Step 2:  Tap on  Other Wireless Connections
Step 3:  Tap on  Wi-Fi tethering
Step 4:  Enable or Disable  Wi-Fi tethering
  1. Open the Settings
  2. Tap on Other Wireless Connections
  3. Tap on Wi-Fi tethering
  4. Enable or Disable Wi-Fi tethering

Mobile Hotspot

If the Oppo smartphone has mobile data, the Internet can be shared with connected devices via a personal WLAN hotspot, with the Oppo device acting as a router to which other devices can connect.

The WLAN hotspot can be activated or deactivated on the Oppo smartphone under the settings for wireless connections.

Note: The WLAN hotspot can also be switched on or off in the Quick Settings.

Android 10 (ColorOS 7.0)
Step 1:  Open the  Settings
Step 2:  Tap on  Other Wireless Connections
Step 3:  Tap on  Personal hotspot
Step 4:  Enable or Disable  Personal hotspot
  1. Open the Settings
  2. Tap on Other Wireless Connections
  3. Tap on Personal hotspot
  4. Enable or Disable Personal hotspot

Band

WLAN hotspots are usually started on the Oppo smartphone with the frequency 2.4GHz, but if the device supports it, the faster frequency (AP band) 5 GHz can also be used.

Android 10 (ColorOS 7.0)
Step 1:  Open the  Settings
Step 2:  Tap on  Other Wireless Connections
Step 3:  Tap on  Personal hotspot
Step 4:  Tap on  Personal hotspot settings
Step 5:  Tap on  AP band
Step 6:  Choose between  2.4 GHz band  and  5 GHz band
Step 7:  Confirm with  Save
  1. Open the Settings
  2. Tap on Other Wireless Connections
  3. Tap on Personal hotspot
  4. Tap on Personal hotspot settings
  5. Tap on AP band
  6. Choose between 2.4 GHz band and 5 GHz band
  7. Confirm with Save

Turn off Wi-Fi Hotspot automatically

Starting with ColorOS 7 (Android 10), it is possible on the Oppo smartphone to have the WLAN hotspot automatically deactivated after 10 minutes of inactivity.

Android 10 (ColorOS 7.0)
Step 1:  Open the  Settings
Step 2:  Tap on  Other Wireless Connections
Step 3:  Tap on  Personal hotspot
Step 4:  Enable or Disable  Automatically turn off personal hotspot
  1. Open the Settings
  2. Tap on Other Wireless Connections
  3. Tap on Personal hotspot
  4. Enable or Disable Automatically turn off personal hotspot

Set Data limit

The WLAN hotspot uses the mobile data to share the Internet with other devices. If no Internet flat rate is available, it is recommended to activate data restriction. If the defined data limit is reached, the WLAN hotspot will be deactivated.

If the personal hotspot is reactivated after the limit is reached, the data restriction is reset.

Android 10 (ColorOS 7.0)
Step 1:  Open the  Settings
Step 2:  Tap on  Other Wireless Connections
Step 3:  Tap on  Personal hotspot
Step 4:  Tap on  Connection management
Step 5:  Tap on  Data restriction
Step 6:  Choose desired  Limit
  1. Open the Settings
  2. Tap on Other Wireless Connections
  3. Tap on Personal hotspot
  4. Tap on Connection management
  5. Tap on Data restriction
  6. Choose desired Limit

Limit of connected devices

By default, up to ten devices can connect to the Oppo Smartphone's WLAN hotspot at the same time, and the maximum number of devices can be adjusted in the settings.

Android 10 (ColorOS 7.0)
Step 1:  Open the  Settings
Step 2:  Tap on  Other Wireless Connections
Step 3:  Tap on  Personal hotspot
Step 4:  Tap on  Connection management
Step 5:  Tap on  Maximum allowed connections
Step 6:  Choose desired  Limit
  1. Open the Settings
  2. Tap on Other Wireless Connections
  3. Tap on Personal hotspot
  4. Tap on Connection management
  5. Tap on Maximum allowed connections
  6. Choose desired Limit

Set up Wi-Fi Hotspot

The WLAN hotspot (personal hotspot) is already preconfigured on the Oppo smartphone, but all settings such as name, password, visibility and band can be adjusted on request.

Android 10 (ColorOS 7.0)
Step 1:  Open the  Settings
Step 2:  Tap on  Other Wireless Connections
Step 3:  Tap on  Personal hotspot
Step 4:  Tap on  Personal hotspot settings
Step 5:  Adjust the  Settings  and confirm with  Save
  1. Open the Settings
  2. Tap on Other Wireless Connections
  3. Tap on Personal hotspot
  4. Tap on Personal hotspot settings
  5. Adjust the Settings and confirm with Save

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