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How to share your Symbian (Nokia) mobile phone's internet connection via WIFI to connect a pc by using Joikuspot

Updated on December 17, 2011

If your Nokia or Sony Ericsson smartphone contains a WIFI adapter, and if your smartphone has a Symbian OS. Then you can easily connect your WIFI desktop or laptop to your phone by using Joikospot software.

Joikuspot software is a Symbian application, which you can install into your Nokia smartphone. It can create a WIFI hotspot and connect your wifi enabled laptop or desktop to the internet via your phones 3G internet connection.

Free edition of Joikospot will create an unprotected WIFI hotspot by using your phones inbuilt WIFI adapter. Commercial software which costs around 3$ via OVI store and it will create an encrypted connection so no one will be able to connect your phone’s WIFI zone without your permission. In addition, commercial software will allow you to connect even if the battery is low.

However, this software will drain your battery very quickly. It is because it creates two connections. One is with the cellular network and the other with your computer via a WIFI hotspot. In addition, your phone will get really heated up when this software is turned on. Therefore in the long run if you consistently turn on the WIFI connection, your phones electronics may not tolerate. In addition, this will reduce the battery life of your phone.

But it is a very useful piece of software, because you don’t need a data cable to connect your phone to a computer for data tethering. Once installed, all you need to do is create a WIFI hotspot via the Joikuspot and connect it through your computers WIFI connection.

Summary

Joikuspot software helps you to easily create a WIFI hostspot which you can use to browse internet. However, it is healthy for your phone, if you use it sparingly.

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