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


Note Mobile Hotspot must be turned off Off switch icon to configure some settings.

  1. From a Home screen, swipe up then navigate: Settings Settings icon > ConnectionsMobile Hotspot & Tethering.
  2. Tap Mobile Hotspot.
  3. From the Mobile Hotspot screen, configure the following:
    • Network Name (SSID) Network Name icon
    • Password
  4. Tap the Menu icon Menu icon (upper-right) then do any of the following:
    • Create a list of allowed devices:
      1. Tap Allowed devices.
      2. Tap Allowed devices only to turn on On switch icon.
      3. Tap Add (upper-right).
      4. Enter the Device name and MAC address of the desired device then tap Add.
    • Configure Mobile Hotspot Settings:
      1. Tap Configure Mobile Hotspot.
      2. Configure any of the following:
        • Network name
        • Hide my phone
          Note Only devices in the Allowed devices list will be able to connect.
          Note Enabled when a checkmark is present.
        • Security
        • Password
    • Manage Timeout settings:
      1. Tap Timeout settings.
      2. Select the desired option (e.g., 5 minute, 10 minutes, etc.).


Note Check out this interactive demo and FAQs for additional support on Mobile Hotspot.