Samsung Galaxy Note8 - Manage Mobile / Wi-Fi 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.
    Note These instructions only apply to Standard mode and the default Home screen layout.
  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 icon or off Switch off icon.
    Note When on, only devices add 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.
    • To remove a device:
      1. Tap Delete (upper-right).
      2. Select the device(s).
        Note Device is marked for deletion when a checkmark is present.
        Note To select all devices, tap All (upper-left).
      3. Tap Delete.

 

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

 

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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.
    Note These instructions only apply to Standard mode and the default Home screen layout.
  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 Configure Mobile Hotspot.
  5. Configure the any of the following.
    • Network name
    • Hide my phone
      Note Enabled when a checkmark is present.
    • Security
      • Open
      • WPA2 PSK
    • Password
      Note Password can be changed.
  6. Tap Save (lower-right).

 

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

 

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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.
    Note These instructions only apply to Standard mode and the default Home screen layout.
  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 Timeout settings.
  5. Select an option (e.g., Never timeout, 5 minutes, 10 minutes, 60 minutes, etc.).

 

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

 

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