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

Last Update Date : Apr 23. 2018

Your mobile device can be used as a wireless modem. You can share your device’s mobile data connection with a single computer.

  

- From the Home screen, touch Menu Menu key > Settings Settings Shortcut > More settings > Tethering > press Portable Wi-Fi hotspot  (do not turn it on until you have configured it).

 

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

 

 

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

 

1 

 

- 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'.

 

2 

 

- 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.

 

3 

 

What next?

 

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

 

3 

 

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

 

4 

 

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

 

5   6 

 

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

 

 

 

and select 'Only allowed devices':

 

 

 

   

- then 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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