Connect to a Mobile Hotspot using a QR Code

Last Update date : Oct 20. 2020

Want to quickly share and connect to a Mobile Hotspot connection without having to manually enter in the passcode? Use the unique QR Code within your Mobile Hotspot settings to easily share amongst your friends, family and other Galaxy devices. Follow the below guide for step by step instructions.

Please Note: This guide is designed for Australian variant Galaxy devices, if you have an international device and require further support click here to get in touch with your Samsung subsidiary. Screenshots were captured from a Galaxy S20+ and Tab S6 operating on Android OS Version 10.0 (Q), settings and steps may vary depending on your Galaxy device and software version.

1 Head into your Settings > Connections
Tap on Connections
2 Tap on Mobile Hotspot and Tethering
Tap Mobile hotspot & Tethering
3 Toggle on Mobile Hotspot then tap on the word for more Hotspot settings
Toggle on Mobile hotspot
4 Select QR Code icon to generate a unique QR Code for your mobile hotspot
Select QR Code ison
5 Scan the QR Code to connect from another device without having to enter the password
QR Code generated for sceondary device to scan and connect to hotspot
6 On the secondary device, swipe down on your screen to access your Quick Panel and tap on QR Code icon Scan QR Code. Alternatively, you can launch the camera app icon Camera app
Swipe down on screen and press QR Code Scanner
7 Allow the device to scan the QR Code then tap on the popup message to connect
Scan QR Code
8 Once the secondary device is connected to the mobile hotspot, you will be able to access the internet
Mobile Hotspot connected to secondary device

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