Samsung Galaxy Note5 - Manage Mobile / Wi-Fi Hotspot Settings

 

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 Switch On icon.
  5. From the Configure Mobile Hotspot screen, modify any of the following:
    • Network (SSID)
    • Hide my device
      Note Enabled when a checkmark 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 checkmark is present.
    • If needed, tap Show advanced options.
      Note Enabled when a checkmark 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.

 

Note Check out these FAQs for additional support on Mobile Hotspot.

 

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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.

 

Note Check out these FAQs for additional support on Mobile Hotspot.

 

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Timeout settings

  1. From a Home screen, navigate: Apps Apps icon > Settings Settings icon > Mobile Hotspot and Tethering.
  2. 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).

 

Note Check out these FAQs for additional support on Mobile Hotspot.

 

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