Samsung Galaxy Tab S3 - Mobile Hotspot Settings

Allowed Devices
Configure Mobile Hotspot
Timeout Settings

Allowed Devices

  1. From a Home screen, swipe up or down from the center of the display to access the apps screen.
  2. Navigate: Settings Settings icon > Connections Connections icon (left pane) > Mobile Hotspot and Tethering (right pane).
  3. Tap Mobile Hotspot.
  4. Tap the Menu icon Menu (upper-right) then tap Allowed devices.
  5. Tap the Allowed devices only switch to turn on Switch on or off Switch off.
    Note When on, only devices added to the list can connect.
  6. Perform any of the following:
    • To add a device:
      1. Tap ADD (upper-right).
      2. Enter the Device name and MAC address, then tap ADD (lower-right).
    • To remove a device:
      1. Tap DELETE (upper-right).
      2. Select the device(s) then tap DELETE again.
        Note Device is marked for deletion when a check mark is present.
        Note To select all devices, tap ALL (upper-left).

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Configure Mobile Hotspot

  1. From a Home screen, swipe up or down from the center of the display to access the apps screen.
  2. Navigate: Settings Settings icon > Connections Connections icon (left pane) > Mobile Hotspot and Tethering (right pane).
  3. Tap Mobile Hotspot.
  4. Tap the Menu icon Menu (upper-right).
  5. Tap Configure Mobile Hotspot.
  6. Configure the following then tap SAVE (lower-right):
    • Network name
    • Hide my device
      Note On when a check mark is present.
    • Security
      • Open
      • WPA2 PSK
    • Password
      Note Password can be changed.
    • Show advanced options
      Note On when a check mark is present.

Note Check out this interactive demo for more info.

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Timeout Settings

  1. From a Home screen, swipe up or down from the center of the display to access the apps screen.
  2. Navigate: Settings Settings icon > Connections Connections icon (left pane) > Mobile Hotspot and Tethering.
  3. Tap Mobile Hotspot.
  4. Tap the Menu icon Menu (upper-right) then tap Timeout settings.
  5. Select an option (e.g, Never timeout, 5 minutes, 10 minutes, 60 mintues, etc.).

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