Samsung Galaxy J3 Eclipse / Galaxy J3 Mission - Manage Mobile / Wi-Fi Hotspot Settings

To configure your Mobile Hotspot, determine who can connect to it and set how long before it turns off after no activity, view this info.

Configure Mobile Hotspot
Allowed Devices
Timeout

Configure Mobile Hotspot

  1. From a Home screen, swipe up or down from the center of the display to access the apps screen.
    Note These instructions apply to Standard mode only.
  2. Navigate: Settings Settings icon > Connections > Mobile Hotspot and Tethering.
  3. Tap Mobile Hotspot.
  4. Tap the Menu icon menu icon (located in the upper-right).
  5. Tap Configure Mobile Hotspot.
    Note To configure settings, Mobile Hotspot must be turned on.
  6. From the Configure Mobile Hotspot screen, modify any of the the following:
    • Network name (SSID)
    • Hide my device
      Note Enabled when a check mark is present.
    • Security
      • None
      • WPA2 PSK
    • Password
      Note Password can be changed.
    • Show password
      Note Enabled when a check mark is present.
    • Tap Show advanced options to configure the following:
      • Broadcast Channel (2.4 GHz or 5 GHz)
      • Tap the 'Auto' dropdown menuDrop down icon to select the number of hotspot users (1-8).
  7. Tap SAVE.

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Allowed Devices

  1. From a Home screen, swipe up or down from the center of the display to access the apps screen.
    Note These instructions apply to Standard mode only.
  2. Navigate: Settings Settings icon > Connections > Mobile Hotspot and Tethering.
  3. Tap Mobile Hotspot.
  4. Tap the Menu icon menu icon (upper-right) then tap Allowed Devices.
  5. Tap Allowed devices only to turn on Switch on or off Switch off.
  6. To add a device:
    1. Tap Add.
    2. Enter the Device name and MAC address then tap Add.
    3. Repeat steps as necessary. When finished, tap the Back icon Back icon (lower-left)

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Timeout

  1. From a Home screen, swipe up or down from the center of the display to access the apps screen.
    Note These instructions apply to Standard mode only.
  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 Timeout settings then select an option:
    • Never timeout
    • 5 min
    • 10 min
    • 20 min
    • 30 min
    • 60 min
  6. Tap the Back icon Back icon (lower-left).

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