Change Mobile / Wi-Fi Hotspot Password - Samsung Galaxy S® 5

If you are experiencing connectivity issues with your Mobile Hotspot or your device isn't found, check out the steps below.

  1. From a Home screen, navigate: Apps Applications icon > Settings > More networks (Wireless and networks section).
    Note These instructions apply to Standard mode only.
  2. Tap Mobile Hotspot.
  3. Tap the Menu icon Menu icon (upper-right).
  4. Tap Configure hotspot.
    Note If the option is unavailable, tap the switch to turn on Mobile Hotspot switch, On icon Mobile Hotspot.
  5. Tap the Password field then enter the preferred password.
    Note Password must be at least 8 characters, see example image below.
    Change Password
  6. Tap Show password to view the entered password.
  7. Tap Save.
    Note The new password must be entered on the connecting device.

 

Note Check out these FAQs for additional support on Mobile Hotspot.

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