What is Wi-Fi Tethering in Samsung Smartphones?

Last Update Date : Aug 29. 2018

Wi-Fi Tethering is a feature in Samsung Android Smartphones that allows you to share the Internet Connection in your device with other Devices. This feature when turned On makes your phone as an acting Router and it becomes capable of giving rights to other devices which are paired with the router.




Following are few of its salient features :


●  It is secured as one can give passwords to protect the tethered Network.

●  At a time, It can allow only 8 devices to be tethered.

●  Wi-fi Tethering makes your device a access point which can share 3G network or other

   Wi-Fi based network as well.

●  During Tethering , your device can not be used as a normal phone with applications  or other functions.

●  It gets activated with one click which is quicker to connect.


Error while Wi-Fi Connection:

Sometimes while connecting with Wi-Fi , you will witness that some error prevents enabling Wi-Fi connection. The various symptoms related to the issue are:

● None of the Wifi toggle buttons work to turn on Wi-Fi .
● When examining the Wi-Fi settings, the status will show either "Error" or "Turning on" . 
● Wi-Fi displays "Turning on" for longer that 2 minutes and stays in that state.
● "Error" gets displayed when attempting to turn it back on from the Settings Screen.


Probable Solution:

Free RAM Memory is low on the device. You need to view the RAM Manager of your device and need to free the memory space to make it above 45 MB free . This will probably rectify the Wi-Fi error problem.


 CLICK HERE to know How to reduce RAM usage in Samsung Galaxy Grand (GT-I9082).

CLICK HERE  to know How to enable Wi-Fi Tethering in Samsung Smartphone.

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