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How To Use Mobile HotSpot On Samsung Galaxy Note 2
How To Use Mobile HotSpot On Samsung Galaxy Note 2

The Mobile HotSpot feature allows you to turn your Samsung Galaxy Note 2 into a Wi-Fi hotspot. The feature works best when used in conjunction with HSPA+ (4G) data services (although 3G service can also be used).

The Mobile HotSpot connectivity is a wireless version of this same functionality and allows you to provide Internet connectivity to multiple devices.

Note: The Mobile HotSpot service cannot be active when device is connected to Wi-Fi. Please disconnect your Wi-Fi connection prior to active this service.

Note: You must have a tethering plan on your account in order to use the Mobile HotSpot. You cannot use data on the device while using Mobile HotSpot.

To activate the Mobile HotSpot service:

From the Home screen, tap Apps > Mobile HotSpot icon.

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Press Home button > Menu key and then tap Settings > More settings > Tethering and Mobile HotSpot.

In a single motion touch and slide the Mobile HotSpot slider to the right to turn it on.

Read the on-screen notification regarding data use and tap OK.

Tap the Mobile HotSpot field to access the main application.

Tap Configure and create a new Network SSID name and then write it down.

Verify the Security field is set to WPA2 PSK.

Enter a new password then write it down.

Tap Save to store the new settings.

Confirm the Mobile HoSpot active icon appears at the top of the screen.

Note: By default, the connection is not secured.

Note: Using your Mobile HotSpot drains your device’s battery much faster. The best way to keep using the device as a HotSpot is by connecting to a Charger.

To connect to the HotSpot:

Enable Wi-Fi (wireless) functionality on your target device (laptop, media device, etc.).

Scan for Wi-Fi networks from the external device and select your device’s Mobile HotSpot name from the network list.

  • The SSID name for your device’s hotspot is determined by what you entered into the Network SSID field.
  • You can change the name by tapping Configure > Network SSID and changing the entry.

Select this HotSpot and follow your on-screen instructions to complete the connection.

Launch your Web browser to confirm you have an Internet connection.

To change the Portable HotSpot password:

From the Home screen, tap Apps > Mobile HotSpot icon.

Tap Mobile HotSpot > Configure.

Tap the Security field and select WPA2 PSK.

With security enabled, delete the previous password and enter a new one into the Password field.

Note: The more complex the password, the harder it will be for intruders to break your security. It is recommended that you not use names, birthdays, or other personal information.

Tap Save to store the new settings.

To manage connected devices:

This feature allows you to provide MAC filtering on your device. This is similar to a “VIP list” where only device on the list are allowed access.

From the Home screen, tap Apps > Mobile HotSpot icon.

Tap Mobile HotSpot > Allowed devices.

Tap + Add new device icon to add devices to the allowed for connection list.

Enter the Device name and Mac address.

Tap OK to save the new device.

Ajay

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