Samsung Galaxy S8 / S8+ - Turn Mobile / Wi-Fi Hotspot On / Off

This shows how to turn Mobile Hotspot on or off. If you're having trouble setting up or connecting to Wi-Fi, make sure Mobile Hotspot is off.

Note When Mobile Hotspot is turned on, other Wi-Fi services are turned off.

  1. From a Home screen, touch and swipe up or down to display all apps.
    Note These instructions apply to Standard mode and the default Home screen layout.
  2. Navigate: Settings Settings icon > Connections Connections icon > Mobile Hotspot and Tethering.
  3. Tap the Mobile Hotspot switch to turn on Switch on or off Switch off.
  4. If presented with an Attention screen, tap OK.
    Note When active, the Mobile Hotspot indicator Mobile hotspot status icon appears in the status bar.
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