You can use your BlackBerry Torch as a Wi-Fi hotspot to provide wireless connectivity to up to five other devices as long as your data plan covers the Wi-Fi hotspot service and your Torch is a model 9810 or above. The BlackBerry Torch 9800 series does not have the Mobile Hotspot app installed by default.

Enable Mobile Hotspot Mode

Step 1

Tap the “Manage Connections” icon in the BlackBerry Torch home screen to open the Connections menu.

Step 2

Tap the “Mobile Hotspot” check box to enable the service. The Set Mobile Hotspot Password dialog box displays.

Step 3

Type a password for the mobile hotspot connection and then tap “OK.” Mobile Hotspot mode is now enabled.

Enable Hotspot Wi-Fi

Step 1

Tap the “Status” bar from the home screen on the Torch. The Status menu displays.

Step 2

Tap the “Mobile Hotspot” option in the Status menu. The Password prompt displays.

Step 3

Type the device password and then tap “OK.”

Step 4

Tap the “Network and Connections” tab to open the Network and Connections menu.

Step 5

Tap “Mobile Hotspot Connections” and then tap “Options.” The Mobile Hotspot Options screen opens.

Step 6

Configure the Wi-Fi hotspot with a security type and password. Rename the hotspot if desired and then click the “Back” key.

Step 7

Tap the “Save” option to save your settings. The Torch is now ready to provide Wi-Fi connections to up to five devices.