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

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

1 From the Home screen touch the Apps icon> Settings > More tab (your device may not have a More tab) > Tethering > press Portable Wi-Fi

hotspot (do not turn it on until you have configured it).

How do I set up Wi-Fi tethering on my Samsung Android device?
2 You can set up your devices to be used by either any or all selected devices by touching:
How do I set up Wi-Fi tethering on my Samsung Android device?

and selecting  an option (we recommend using Allow all devices at first to introduce a new device):

How do I set up Wi-Fi tethering on my Samsung Android device?
3 Tap the Configure your Wi-Fi hotspot by touching

From here you can rename your Network SSID and set up a password. Touch Save when finished.

How do I set up Wi-Fi tethering on my Samsung Android device?
How do I set up Wi-Fi tethering on my Samsung Android device?
4 Enable Wi-Fi on the device you wish to tether.
How do I set up Wi-Fi tethering on my Samsung Android device?
5 Select your Samsung Android device from the list and then enter the password for it (if necessary) and then press Connect.
How do I set up Wi-Fi tethering on my Samsung Android device?

Once it's connected you will receive the MAC address of the other device that is using your internet connection.

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

If you want only selected devices to use your network then please return to:

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

 and then select:

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

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

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

and press the Add icon. From here you can select only the devices you wish to access your Android device's internet connection:

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

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