Samsung Galaxy J3 V / J3 (2016) - Configure Broadcast Settings - Mobile / Wi-Fi Hotspot

If you are experiencing connectivity issues with your Mobile Hotspot or your device isn't found, check out the steps below.

Note To avoid interference with other Wi-Fi networks, try using non-overlapping channels (i.e., 1, 6, or 11).

  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).
    Note For Prepaid device, tap More.
  4. Tap Configure Mobile hotspot.
  5. Tap Show advanced options
  6. Tap the appropriate Broadcast channel:
    • 2.4 GHz
    • 5 GHz
  7. Tap the Channel dropdown icon Drop down menu icon then tap an alternate channel (i.e. Auto, 1 - 11).
  8. Tap SAVE.


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