Samsung Galaxy Tab 10.1

Samsung Galaxy Tab 10.1

Use device as Wi-Fi hotspot - Samsung Galaxy Tab 10.1

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You can use your device to create an internet connection from a laptop or desktop. Follow these instructions to use your device as hotspot.

Step 1 of 15

Find "Tethering and portable hotspot"

Press Apps.

Step 2 of 15

Find "Tethering and portable hotspot"

Press Settings.

Step 3 of 15

Find "Tethering and portable hotspot"

Press Wireless and networks.

Step 4 of 15

Find "Tethering and portable hotspot"

Press Tethering and portable hotspot.

Step 5 of 15

Select settings for Wi-Fi hotspot

Press Configure portable Wi-Fi hotspot.

Step 6 of 15

Select settings for Wi-Fi hotspot

Press the field below Network SSID and key in the required name for the Wi-Fi hotspot.

Step 7 of 15

Select settings for Wi-Fi hotspot

Press the drop down list below Security.

Step 8 of 15

Select settings for Wi-Fi hotspot

Press Open or WPA2 PSK.

Step 9 of 15

Select settings for Wi-Fi hotspot

If you select WPA2 PSK:

Step 10 of 15

Select settings for Wi-Fi hotspot

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

Step 11 of 15

Select settings for Wi-Fi hotspot

Press Save.

Step 12 of 15

Turn on Wi-Fi hotspot

Press Portable Wi-Fi hotspot to turn on the function.

Step 13 of 15

Turn on Wi-Fi hotspot

When the box next to the menu item is ticked (V), the function is turned on.

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Step 14 of 15

Establish connection

Turn on Wi-Fi on the other device.
Find the list of available Wi-Fi networks.
Select your device on the list.
Follow the instructions on the display to establish a connection to your device.
When the connection is established, you can access the internet from the other device.

Step 15 of 15

Exit

Press the home icon to return to standby mode.

1. Find "Tethering and portable hotspot"

Press Apps.
Press Settings.
Press Wireless and networks.
Press Tethering and portable hotspot.

2. Select settings for Wi-Fi hotspot

Press Configure portable Wi-Fi hotspot.
Press the field below Network SSID and key in the required name for the Wi-Fi hotspot.
Press the drop down list below Security.
Press Open or WPA2 PSK.
If you select WPA2 PSK:
Press the field below Password and key in the required password.
Press Save.

3. Turn on Wi-Fi hotspot

Press Portable Wi-Fi hotspot to turn on the function.
When the box next to the menu item is ticked (V), the function is turned on.

4. Establish connection

Turn on Wi-Fi on the other device.
Find the list of available Wi-Fi networks.
Select your device on the list.
Follow the instructions on the display to establish a connection to your device.
When the connection is established, you can access the internet from the other device.
Samsung Galaxy Tab 10.1

5. Exit

Press the home icon to return to standby mode.
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