Configure Broadcast Settings - Mobile Hotspot - Samsung Galaxy S8 / S8+

Note Notes:

  • When Mobile Hotspot is turned on, other Wi-Fi services are turned off.
  • To avoid interference with other Wi-Fi networks, try using non-overlapping channels (i.e.,1,6, and 11).

 

 

Allowed Devices
Configure Mobile Hotspot
Timeout Settings

 

Allowed Devices

  1. From a Home screen, touch and swipe up or down to display all apps.
    Note These instructions apply to Standard mode only.
  2. From a Home screen, navigate:Settings Settings icon Connections > Mobile Hotspot and Tethering.
  3. Tap Mobile Hotspot.
  4. Tap the Menu icon Menu then tap Allowed devices.
  5. Tap Allowed devices only to turn on Switch on or off Switch off.
    Note When on, only devices add to the list can connect.
  6. Peform any of the following:
  • To add a device:
    1. Tap ADD (upper-right).
    2. Enter the Phone name and MAC address then tap ADD.
  • To remove a device:
    1. Tap DELETE (upper-right).
    2. Select the device(s).
      Note Device is marked for deletion when a check mark is present.
      Note To select all devices, tap All (upper-left).
    3. Tap DELETE.

 

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Configure Mobile Hotspot

  1. From a Home screen, touch and swipe up or down to display all apps.
    Note These instructions apply to Standard mode only.
  2. From a Home screen, navigate:Settings Settings icon Connections > Mobile Hotspot and Tethering.
  3. Tap Mobile Hotspot.
  4. Tap the Menu icon Menu then tap Configure Mobile Hotspot.
  5. Configure the any of the following:
    • Network name
    • Hide my phone
      Note On when a check mark is present.
    • Security
      Note This option can be set to Open or WPA2 PSK.
    • Password
    • Power saving mode
      Note This option reduces battery usage by analyzing Mobile Hotspot traffic.
      Note On when a check mark is present.
  6. Tap SAVE (lower-right).

 

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Timeout Settings

  1. From a Home screen, touch and swipe up or down to display all apps.
    Note These instructions apply to Standard mode only.
  2. From a Home screen, navigate:Settings Settings icon Connections > Mobile Hotspot and Tethering.
  3. Tap Mobile Hotspot.
  4. Tap the Menu icon Menu then tap Timeout settings.
  5. Select an option (e.g., Never timeout, 5 minutes, 10 minutes, 60 minutes, etc.).

 

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