Mobile Hotspot Settings - Samsung Galaxy Note5

To configure your Mobile Hotspot, determine who can connect to it and set how long before it turns off after no activity, view this info.

Configure Mobile Hotspot
Allowed devices
Timeout settings

 

Configure Mobile Hotspot

  1. From a Home screen, navigate: Apps Apps icon Settings Settings icon Mobile Hotspot and Tethering.
    Note These instructions apply to Standard mode only.
  2. Tap Mobile Hotspot.
  3. Tap the Menu icon Menu icon (upper-right).
  4. Tap Configure Mobile Hotspot.
    Note To configure settings, Mobile Hotspot must be turned on On icon.
  5. From the Configure Mobile Hotspot screen, modify any of the following:
    • Network (SSID)
    • Hide my device
      Note Enabled when a check mark is present.
    • 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.
  6. Tap Save.

 

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Allowed devices

  1. From a Home screen, navigate: Apps Apps icon Settings Settings icon Mobile Hotspot and Tethering.
    Note These instructions apply to Standard mode only.
  2. Tap Mobile Hotspot.
  3. Tap the Menu icon Menu icon (upper-right).
  4. Tap Allowed devices then tap Allowed devices only to enable or disable.
    Note To add a device:
    1. Tap ADD (upper-right).
    2. Enter the device name and MAC address then tap ADD.
  5. Tap the Back icon Back icon (lower-left) when finished. 

 

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Timeout settings

  1.  
  2. From a Home screen, navigate: Apps Apps icon Settings Settings icon Mobile Hotspot and Tethering.
    Note These instructions apply to Standard mode only.
  3. Tap Mobile Hotspot.
  4. Tap the Menu icon Menu icon (upper-right).
  5. Tap Timeout settings then select an option:
    • Never timeout
    • 5 min
    • 10 min
    • 20 min
    • 30 min
    • 60 min
  6. Tap the Back icon Back icon (lower-left).

 

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