Samsung Galaxy S8 / S8+ - Change Mobile / Wi-Fi Hotspot Password

If you'd like to change the default password other devices use to connect to your Mobile Hotspot, check out the steps below.

  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. Tap Mobile Hotspot.
  4. Tap Password.
    Note If the option is unavailable, tap the switch to turn on Switch on Mobile Hotspot.
  5. From the Change password field, enter the preferred password.
    Note Password must be at least 8 characters, see example image below.
    Change Mobile Hotspot password
  6. Tap Save.
    Note The new password must be entered on the connecting device.

 

Note Check out these FAQs for additional support on Mobile Hotspot or if you're prompted to add it.

Related Topic: Mobile Hotspot Settings

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