Support Help me turn on hotspot with broken LCD

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http://androidforums.com – I am stuck in rural northern ca with out home phone, internet or cable. I broke the screen on my Thunderbolt. It was my only link to the outside world and I was using hotspot to connect to the internet, before it broke. It was slow with poor reception, but it was SOMETHING! All the touch screen buttons on the phone work, i just can't see where they are cause it is all black, although the screen back light does come on. I was hoping someone would be nice enough to post two pictures for me. 1) The drag down menu that shows recent apps. It has a settings and notification tab at the bo (General)