Manage Mobile / Wi-Fi Hotspot Settings - Samsung Galaxy S® 5

 

Configure hotspot
Allowed devices
Timeout settings

 

Configure hotspot

  1. From a Home screen, navigate: Apps Applications icon > Mobile Hotspot.
    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 (upper-right).
  5. Tap Configure hotspot.
    Note To configure settings, Mobile Hotspot must be turned on Switch On icon.
  6. From the Configure hotspot screen, modify any of the following:
    • Network SSID
    • Hide my device
      Note Enabled when a checkmark 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 checkmark is present.
    • If needed, tap Show advanced options.
      Note Enabled when a checkmark is present.
    • When Advanced options are enabled, configure the following:
      1. Tap the appropriate Broadcast channel:
        • 2.4 GHz Band
        • 5 GHz Band
      2. Tap the channel 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.

 

Note Check out these FAQs for additional support on Mobile Hotspot.

 

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Allowed devices

  1. From a Home screen, navigate: Apps Applications icon > Mobile Hotspot.
    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 (upper-right).
  5. 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

 

Note Check out these FAQs for additional support on Mobile Hotspot.

 

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Timeout settings

  1. From a Home screen, navigate: Apps Applications icon > Mobile Hotspot.
    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 (upper-right).
  5. Tap Timeout settings then select an option:
    • Never timeout
    • 5 min
    • 10 min
    • 20 min
    • 30 min
    • 60 min
  6. Tap the Back icon Back icon (lower-left).

 

Note Check out these FAQs for additional support on Mobile Hotspot.

 

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