How To Use Mobile HotSpot On Samsung Galaxy Note 4

How To Use Mobile HotSpot On Samsung Galaxy Note 4
How To Use Mobile HotSpot On Samsung Galaxy Note 4

Learn how to use Mobile HotSpot on your Samsung Galaxy Note 4. Use Mobile HotSpot to share your devices Internet connection with other devices using your device as a Mobile HotSpot.

Use Your Device as a Mobile HotSpot

Note:

  • You must have a tethering plan on your service account in order to use the Mobile HotSpot.
  • Mobile HotSpot consumes battery power and uses data service.

Turn Mobile HotSpot On or Off

Activate your devices Mobile HotSpot application to allow other devices to use your devices Internet connection.

  • From a Home screen, tap Apps > Settings > Tethering and Mobile HotSpot.
  • Touch ON/OFF to turn the feature on or off.

Note: By default, your devices Mobile HotSpot has no security applied, and any device can connect. For more information, see How To Configure Mobile HotSpot Settings.

Connect a Device to Your Mobile HotSpot

Use the other devices Wi-Fi control to connect to your devices Mobile HotSpot.

  • From a Home screen, tap Apps > Settings > Tethering and Mobile Hotspot.
  • Touch ON/OFF to turn on Mobile HotSpot.
  • Activate Wi-Fi on the target device.
  • Scan for mobile hotspots, and select the target device from the list. On the target device, enter your devices Portable Wi-Fi hotspot password. By default, the password is your devices phone number.

Allowed Device List

Control whether devices connect to your Mobile HotSpot with the Allowed device list. After you add devices to the list, they can scan for your device and connect using your devices Mobile HotSpot name and password.

Note: Using your device as a Mobile HotSpot consumes battery power and uses data service. While Mobile HotSpot is active, your devices applications will use the Mobile HotSpot data service. Roaming while using your device as a Mobile HotSpot will incur extra data charges.

  • From a Home screen, tap Apps > Settings > Tethering and Mobile Hotspot.
  • Touch ON/OFF to turn on the feature.
  • Tap Allowed devices, and then tap + Add to enter the other devices Device name and MAC address.
  • Tap OK to add the device.

Change the Mobile HotSpot Password

  • From a Home screen, tap Apps > Settings > Tethering and Mobile Hotspot.
  • Touch ON/OFF to turn on Portable Wi-Fi hotspot.
  • Tap More options > Configure.
  • Tap the Security field and select WPA2 PSK and enter a new password.

Turn Off Mobile Hotspot Automatically

Set your device to automatically turn off Mobile HotSpot if there are no connected device.

  • From a Home screen, tap Apps > Settings > Tethering and Mobile Hotspot.
  • Touch ON/OFF to turn on the feature.

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