Turn Mobile / Wi-Fi Hotspot On / Off - Samsung Galaxy Tab® 10.1

This shows how to turn Mobile Hotspot on or off. If you're having trouble setting up or connecting to Wi-Fi, make sure Mobile Hotspot is off.

Note When Mobile Hotspot is turned on, other Wi-Fi services are turned off.

Note This article applies to the CDMA/LTE version of the Samsung Galaxy Tab SCH-i905 and not the WiFi only version. A quick method to identify the device version is the location of the volume control keys.

  1. From a Home screen, tap Apps (located in the upper-right).
  2. From the All tab, tap Settings.
  3. Tap Wireless & networks.
  4. Tap Tethering & portable hotspot.
  5. Tap Portable Wi-Fi hotspot to enable or disable.
    Note Enabled when check mark is present.

Related Topic: Mobile Hotspot Settings