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

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, 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 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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