This provides direction on how to turn Mobile Hotspot on/off. If you're having trouble setting up Wi-Fi or can't connect to Wi-Fi, make sure Mobile Hotspot is off. Our Troubleshooting Assistant can help you with other device issues if you aren't currently using the tool.
Wi-Fi Direct allows the transfer of data between capable devices without the need of a Wireless Access Point (Hotspot).
From a home screen, tap Apps (located at the bottom).
From the Apps tab, tap Settings .
Select the Wi-Fi switch to enable or disable . Wi-Fi Direct is enabled when Wi-Fi is enabled.
Tap the Menu icon (located in the upper-right) then tap Advanced Wi-Fi.
Tap Wi-Fi direct to view available devices.
The device may not connect to 4G if Wi-Fi is turned on.
Any apps or settings that are Wi-Fi reliant won't function while Wi-Fi is turned off.