Mobile Hotspot Settings - Samsung Galaxy Note® 3

To configure your Mobile Hotspot, determine who can connect to it and set how long before it turns off after no activity, view this info.

Configure
Allowed devices
Timeout settings

 

Configure

  1. From a Home screen, navigate: Apps Apps icon > Settings.
    Note These instructions apply to Standard mode only.
  2. From the Wireless and networks section, tap More networks.
  3. Tap Mobile Hotspot.
  4. Tap the Menu icon Menu icon (lower-left).
  5. Tap Configure.
    Note If unavailable, tap the Mobile Hotspot switch to turn on Mobile Hotspot switch, On icon.
  6. From the Configure screen, modify any of the following:
    • Network SSID
    • Hide my device
      Note Enabled when a check mark is present.
    • Security
      • Open
        Note If presented with Warning screen, tap Continue.
      • WPA2 PSK
    • Password
      Note Password can be changed.
    • Show password
      Note Enabled when a check mark is present.
    • If needed, tap Show advanced options.
      Note Enabled when a check mark is present.
    • When Advanced options are enabled, configure the following:
      1. Tap the appropriate Broadcast channel options:
        • 2.4 GHz Band
        • 5 GHz Band
      2. Tap the Dropdown menu Drop down menu icon then tap the appropriate channel (i.e., Auto, 1 - 11).
        Note Auto (default setting) is recommended.
  7. Tap SAVE.

 

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Allowed devices

  1. From a Home screen, navigate: Apps Apps icon > Settings.
    Note These instructions apply to Standard mode only.
  2. From the Wireless and networks section, tap More networks.
  3. Tap Mobile Hotspot.
  4. Tap the Menu icon Menu icon (lower-left).
  5. To create a list of devices that can connect to the hotspot, tap Allowed devices.
    Note To set allowed devices:
    1. Tap the Add icon + (upper-right).
    2. Enter the device name and MAC address then tap OK.
  6. Tap the Back icon Back icon (lower-left).
  7. From the Mobile Hotspot screen, tap the device name (e.g., SM-N910Vxxxx).
    Note By default, xxxx are the last 4 digits of of the Wi-Fi MAC address.
  8. Tap one of the following:
    • All devices
    • Allowed devices only

 

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Timeout settings

  1. From a Home screen, navigate: Apps Apps icon > Settings.
    Note These instructions apply to Standard mode only.
  2. From the Wireless and networks section, tap More networks.
  3. Tap Mobile Hotspot.
  4. Tap the Menu icon Menu icon (lower-left).
  5. Tap Timeout settings.
  6. Select an option:
    • Never timeout
    • 5 min
    • 10 min
    • 20 min
    • 30 min
    • 60 min

 

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