Galaxy A5 - Mobile Hotspot and Tethering Features (SM-A500W)
The Mobile Hotspot feature lets you share your mobile device’s data connection with other devices by turning your device into a wireless access point other Wi-Fi enabled devices can connect to. You can connect multiple devices via Wi-Fi.
Screens and settings available may vary by wireless service provider and software version.
Turn On the Hotspot
Using your mobile device as a wireless access point or wireless modem is data-intensive and will dramatically reduce battery life. We recommend contacting your wireless service provider to ask about availability with your plan. We also recommend keeping your device plugged in while the hotspot feature is on.
The Mobile hotspot icon displays at the top of your screen when the hotspot is turned on.
Configure the Hotspot
Connect to the Hotspot
To connect to your hotspot from another device:
Your mobile device can be used as a wireless modem to share its mobile data connection with a single computer.
The USB tethering icon displays at the top of your screen when USB tethering is turned on.
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