Samsung Galaxy S III Mini

Samsung Galaxy S III Mini

Use your phone as Wi-Fi hotspot - Samsung Galaxy S III Mini

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You can use your phone to create an internet connection from a laptop or desktop. Follow these instructions to use your phone as a Wi-Fi hotspot.
You need to set up your phone for internet to use this function. Click here for information on how to set up your phone for internet.

Step 1 of 16

Find "Configure"

Press Apps.

Step 2 of 16

Find "Configure"

Press Settings.

Step 3 of 16

Find "Configure"

Press More settings.

Step 4 of 16

Find "Configure"

Press Tethering and portable hotspot.

Step 5 of 16

Find "Configure"

Press Portable Wi-Fi hotspot.

Step 6 of 16

Find "Configure"

Press Configure.

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Step 7 of 16

Enter Wi-Fi hotspot name

Key in the required name for the Wi-Fi hotspot.

Step 8 of 16

Select security settings

Press the drop down list below Security.

Step 9 of 16

Select security settings

If you don't want to password protect your hotspot:
Press Open.

Step 10 of 16

Select security settings

If you want to password protect your hotspot:
Press WPA PSK or WPA2 PSK.

Step 11 of 16

Select security settings

Press the field below Password and key in the required password.

Step 12 of 16

Select security settings

Press Save.

Step 13 of 16

Turn on Wi-Fi hotspot

Press the indicator next to Portable Wi-Fi hotspot to turn on Wi-Fi hotspot.

Step 14 of 16

Turn on Wi-Fi hotspot

Press OK, if required.

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Step 15 of 16

Establish connection

Do the following on the device which is to connect to your Wi-Fi hotspot:
Activate Wi-Fi.
Find the list of available Wi-Fi networks.
Select your phone on the list.
Key in the password you selected in step 3 and establish a connection to your phone.
When the connection is established, you can access the internet from the other device.

Step 16 of 16

Exit

Press the Home key to return to standby mode.

1. Find "Configure"

Press Apps.
Press Settings.
Press More settings.
Press Tethering and portable hotspot.
Press Portable Wi-Fi hotspot.
Press Configure.

2. Enter Wi-Fi hotspot name

Key in the required name for the Wi-Fi hotspot.
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3. Select security settings

Press the drop down list below Security.
If you don't want to password protect your hotspot:
Press Open.
If you want to password protect your hotspot:
Press WPA PSK or WPA2 PSK.
Press the field below Password and key in the required password.
Press Save.

4. Turn on Wi-Fi hotspot

Press the indicator next to Portable Wi-Fi hotspot to turn on Wi-Fi hotspot.
Press OK, if required.

5. Establish connection

Do the following on the device which is to connect to your Wi-Fi hotspot:
Activate Wi-Fi.
Find the list of available Wi-Fi networks.
Select your phone on the list.
Key in the password you selected in step 3 and establish a connection to your phone.
When the connection is established, you can access the internet from the other device.
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6. Exit

Press the Home key to return to standby mode.
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