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

Note To avoid interference with other Wi-Fi networks, try using a different channel.

  1. From a Home screen, swipe up or down from the center of the display to access the apps screen.
    Note These instructions only apply to Standard mode.
  2. Navigate: Settings Settings icon > Connections > Mobile Hotspot and Tethering.
  3. Tap Mobile Hotspot.
  4. Tap the Menu icon Menu icon (upper-right)
  5. Tap Configure Mobile Hotspot.
  6. Tap (check) Show advanced options.
  7. From the Broadcast channel section, select (check) Use 5 GHz band when available to turn on or off.
    Note On when a check mark is present.
  8. Tap the Dropdown menu icon Dropdown menu icon then select a channel (e.g., Auto, 1, 2, 3, 11, etc.).
  9. Tap SAVE (lower-right).
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