Manage Mobile / Wi-Fi Hotspot Settings - Samsung Galaxy Note® Edge

To configure Manage Mobile / Wi-Fi Hotspot Settings (e.g., password, allowed devices, etc.), view this info.

  1. From a Home screen, navigate: Apps Apps icon > Settings Settings icon.
    Note These instructions apply to Standard mode only.
  2. From the WIRELESS AND NETWORKS section, tap More networks.
  3. Tap Mobile Hotspot.
  4. Tap the Menu icon Menu icon (located in the upper-right) then select an option:

Allowed devices

  1. Tap Allowed devices.
    Note Restricts which devices are allowed to connect.
    Note To add a device:
    1. Tap the Add icon + (located in the upper-right).
    2. Enter the device name and MAC address then tap OK.
  2. Tap the Back icon Back icon (lower-left).
  3. From the Mobile Hotspot screen, tap the device name (located above Connected devices) (e.g., SM-N910Vxxxx).
    Note By default, xxxx are the last 4 digits of of the Wi-Fi MAC address.
  4. Tap one of the following:
    • All devices
    • Allowed devices only


Configure hotspot

  1. Tap Configure hotspot.
  2. From the Setup Mobile Hotspot screen, configure the following as needed:
    • Network name (SSID)
    • Hide my device
    • Security
      • Open
        Note If presented with Warning screen, tap Continue.
      • WPA2 PSK
    • Password
      Note Password can be changed.
    • Show password
      Note Enabled when a check mark is present.
    • If needed, tap Show advanced options.
      Note Enabled when a check mark is present.
    • When Advanced options are enabled, configure the following:
      1. Tap the appropriate Broadcast channel:
        • 2.4 GHz Band
        • 5 GHz Band
      2. Tap the channel Dropdown menu Drop down menu icon then tap the appropriate channel (i.e. Auto, 1 - 11).
        Note Auto (default setting) is recommended.
  3. Tap SAVE.


Timeout settings

  1. Tap Timeout settings.
    Note Sets how long before the hotspot will turn off after no activity.
  2. Select an option:
    • Never timeout
    • 5min
    • 10 min
    • 20 min
    • 30min
    • 60 min
  3. Tap the Back icon Back icon (lower-left).