How do I set up Wi-Fi tethering on my Samsung Galaxy device?

Last Update date : 2014.09.29

Your mobile device can be used as a wireless modem.



You can share your device’s mobile data connection to any wireless device

like the computer, mobile phones, tablets, etc.



Follow the steps below.




- From the Home screen, touch


Menu Menu key > Settings Settings Shortcut > More settings > Tethering >

press Portable Wi-Fi hotspot  


Note: Do not turn on the Portable Wifi Hotspot unless it was configured)



You can set up the tethering to be used by either any or selected devices by pressing on:



and selecting (recommended to use Allow all devices first*):





How to configure?

 Configure your Wi-Fi hotspot by clicking on 'Configure' .


- You can rename your Network SSID.

- Set up a password, if you would like to.

- Press 'Save'.




- Once you have saved your configuration, the configuration detail will be displayed.

   If you have set up a Password you need to provide it to the other devices holder.





What's next?


- The other device holder need to turn on Wi-Fi on its device.




- Select the given Wi-Fi tethering, type in the provided Password and press 'Connect'.




 - Once it's connected you will receive the Mac address of the other device, which is using your Network.




- If you want only selected devices to use your network please go to:




and select*:





- Once you have selected 'Only allowed devices' go to:



- Press the plus button and from here you can select only the devices you wish to use your network:





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