How To Use WiFi Direct - Samsung Galaxy Tab S

How To Use WiFi Direct - Samsung Galaxy Tab S
How To Use WiFi Direct - Samsung Galaxy Tab S

Learn how to use WiFi Direct on your Samsung Galaxy Tab S. Wi-Fi Direct connects devices directly via a Wi-Fi network without requiring an access point.

Connecting to other devices

  • On the Apps screen, tap Settings > Connections > Wi-Fi, and then tap the Wi-Fi switch to activate it.
  • Tap Wi-Fi Direct. The detected devices are listed.
  • Select a device to connect to. To connect to multiple devices, tap Multi-connect. To change the device name, tap Menu icon > Rename device.
  • Accept the Wi-Fi Direct authorisation request on the other device to confirm.

Sending and receiving data

  • You can share data, such as contacts or media files, with other devices. The following actions are an example of sending an image to another device.

Sending an image

  • On the Apps screen, tap Gallery.
  • Select an image.
  • Tap Share icon > Wi-Fi Direct, and then select a device to transfer the image to.
  • Accept the Wi-Fi Direct authorisation request on the other device.

Receiving an image

  • When another device sends you an image, accept the Wi-Fi Direct authorisation request. The received image is saved in the Gallery > List icon > Album > Download folder.

Ending the device connection

  • On the Apps screen, tap Settings > Connections > Wi-Fi.
  • Tap Wi-Fi Direct. The device displays the connected devices in the list.
  • Tap End connection > OK to disconnect the devices.

Note

This guide will work on all Samsung Galaxy Tab S's; including Samsung Galaxy Tab S 8.4 and Samsung Galaxy Tab S 10.5.

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