Samsung Galaxy S8 / S8+ - Tethered Modem Connection

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 A Mobile Hotspot subscription is required to utilize the USB tethering feature. Refer to the My Verizon website or contact Verizon Wireless to add the appropriate add-on.

  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 settings icon > Mobile Hotspot and Tethering.
  3. Do one of the following:
    • For a USB cable connection:
      1. Connect the smartphone to a computer using the supplied USB cable.
      2. Tap USB tethering switch to to turn on Switch on or off Switch off.
      3. From the computer, launch a web browser.