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

If you are experiencing connectivity issues with your Mobile Hotspot or your device isn't found, check out the steps below.

Note To avoid interference with other Wi-Fi networks, try using non-overlapping channels (i.e., 1, 6, or 11).

  1. From a Home screen, navigate: Apps Applications iconSettings > More networks.
    Note These instructions apply to Standard mode only.
  2. Tap Mobile Hotspot.
  3. Tap the Menu icon Menu icon (upper-right).
  4. Tap Configure hotspot.
  5. Tap Show advanced options
    Note Enabled when a checkmark is present.
  6. Tap the appropriate Broadcast channel:
    Note Enabled when a checkmark is present.
    • 2.4 GHz
    • 5 GHz
  7. Tap the channel dropdown menu Drop down menu icon then tap an alternate channel (i.e. Auto, 1 - 11).
  8. Tap Save (lower-right).

 

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

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