Mobile Hotspot Settings - Samsung Galaxy J3 V / J3 (2016)

To configure Mobile Hotspot settings (e.g., password, allowed devices, etc.), view this info.

  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 (located in the upper right):
    Note For Prepaid device, tap More.


Configure Mobile Hotspot

  1. Tap Configure Mobile Hotspot.
  2. From the Configure Mobile Hotspot screen, configure the following as needed:
    • Network name (SSID)
    • Hide my device
      Note Enabled when a check mark is present.
    • Security
      • None
      • WPA2 PSK
    • Password
      Note Password can be changed.
    • Show password
      Note Enabled when a check mark is present.
    • Tap Show advanced options to configure the following:
      • Broadcast Channel (2.4 GHz or 5 GHz)
      • Tap the 'Auto' dropdown menuDrop down icon to select the number of hotspot users (1-8).
  3. Tap SAVE.




Allowed Devices

  1. Tap Allowed devices.
    Note Restricts which devices are allowed to connect.
  2. To set allowed devices, tap Add (upper-right).
    1. Enter the Device name and MAC address then tap ADD.
    2. Repeat steps as necessary. When finished, tap the Back icon Back icon (lower-left)





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