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Nokia 8 Sirocco

Browse the internet

Use your phone to connect your computer to the internet

It’s simple to use the internet on your laptop on the go. Turn your phone into a Wi-Fi hotspot and use your mobile data connection to access the internet with your laptop or other device.

  1. Tap Settings > Network & Internet > Hotspot & tethering.
  2. Switch on the Wi-Fi hotspot to share your mobile data connection over Wi-Fi, USB tethering to use a USB connection, or Bluetooth tethering to use Bluetooth.

The other device uses data from your data plan, which may result in data traffic costs. For information on availability and costs, contact your network service provider.

Start browsing

No need for a computer – you can easily browse the internet on your phone. Catch up on the news and visit your favourite websites. You can use the browser on your phone to view web pages on the internet.

  1. Tap Chrome.
  2. Enter a web address and tap arrow_forward.
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Tip: If your network service provider doesn‘t charge you a fixed fee for data transfer, to save on data costs, use a Wi-Fi network to connect to the internet.

Open a new tab

When you want to visit several websites at the same time, you can open new browser tabs and switch between them.

In Chrome,

  1. Tap the box next to the address bar.
  2. Tap add_box.

Switch between tabs

In Chrome,

  1. Tap the box next to the address bar.
  2. Tap the tab you want.

Close a tab

In Chrome,

  1. Tap the box next to the address bar.
  2. Tap X on the tab you want to close.

Search the web

Explore the web and the outside world with Google Search. You can use the keyboard to enter your search words.

In Chrome,

  1. Tap the search bar.
  2. Enter your search word in the search box.
  3. Tap arrow_forward.

You can also select a search word from the proposed matches.

Use your data plan efficiently

If you’re worried about your data usage costs, your phone helps you prevent some apps from sending or receiving data when running in the background.

  1. Tap Settings > Network & Internet > data_usage Data usage > Data saver.
  2. Switch Data saver to On.

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