Galaxy Note 3: How do I create a portable WiFi Hotspot?

Last Update date : 2017.03.13


* Please note, this section is designed to give you basic product troubleshooting information, also refer to your user manual for more information.



Learn to create a Portable WiFi Hotspot on your Galaxy Note 3. The steps below are applicable to Android 5.0:


Note: Before proceeding with the following steps, make sure that the mobile data is enabled and working on your device for the Portable Hotspot to work.


Step 1: From your Home screen, tap on Apps. 





Step 2: On Apps page, tap on Settings.





Step 3: Go to Connections tab, tap on Tethering and Mobile hotspot.





Step 4: Slide Mobile hotspot button to the right (or tap on it) to enable it. Tap on Mobile hotspot slider and follow the on-screen instructions to set it up.


Note: When the slider button turns green, it means it is already enabled.  





Step 5: Once mobile hotspot is enabled, instructions on how to connect other devices to the hotspot will be shown.





Note: To change the Mobile Hotspot Name (Network SSID) and password press the menu menu button on the phone, then select Configure.







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