Samsung Galaxy J7 V / J7 (2nd Gen.) - Manage Mobile / Wi-Fi Hotspot Settings

To configure Manage Mobile / Wi-Fi Hotspot Settings (e.g., password, allowed devices, etc.), view this info.

Note Mobile Hotspot must be turned off Switch off to configure some settings.

  1. From a Home screen, swipe up then navigate: Settings Settings icon > Mobile Hotspot & Tethering.
  2. Tap Mobile Hotspot.
  3. From the Mobile Hotspot screen, configure the following:
    • Hotspot Name (SSID) Settings icon
    • Password
    • Show password
      Note Enabled when a check mark is present.
  4. Tap the Menu icon Menu icon (upper-right) then configure any of the following:
    Note Tap the Back icon Apps icon (upper-left) to return to the Mobile Hotspot menu.

To allow only certain devices

  1. Tap Allowed devices.
  2. Tap Allowd devices only to turn on Switch on.
  3. Tap Add.
  4. Enter the Device name and MAC address of the desired device then tap ADD.


Configure Mobile Hotspot

Tap Configure Mobile Hotspot then configure any of the following:

  • Network name
  • Password
  • Hide my phone
    Note Only devices in the Allowed devices list will be able to connect.
    Note Enabled when a checkmark is present
  • Security
    • Open
    • WPA2 PSK


Timeout settings

  1. Tap Timeout settings to change when the hotspot turns off after inactivity.
  2. Tap any of the following:
    • Never timeout
    • 5 minutes
    • 10 minutes
    • 15 minutes
    • 20 minutes
    • 30 minutes
    • 60 minutes


Note Check out this interactive demo for more info.