Samsung Galaxy S9 / S9+ - 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 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. Peform any of the following:
    • To add a device:
      1. Tap Add (upper-right).
      2. Enter the Phone 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 then tap Configure Mobile Hotspot.
  5. Configure any of the following:
    • Network name
    • Hide my phone
      Note On when a checkmark is present.
    • Security
      Note This option can be set to Open or WPA2 PSK.
    • Password
    • Power saving mode
      Note This option reduces battery usage by analyzing Mobile Hotspot traffic.
      Note On when a checkmark is present.
  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 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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