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Samsung Galaxy Mini

Use your phone as Wi-Fi hotspot

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 more information.

1. Find "Tethering and portable hots"
  • Press the menu icon.
  • Press Settings.
  • Press Wireless and networks.
  • Press Tethering and portable hots.
2. Turn on hotspot
  • Press Mobile AP to turn on the function.
  • When the box next to the menu item is ticked (V), the function is turned on.
3. Select settings
  • Press Mobile AP settings.
  • Press Configure mobile AP.
4. Enter hotspot name
  • Press the field below Network SSID.
  • Key in the required name.
5. Select security settings
  • Press the drop down list below Security.
  • Press Open or WPA2 PSK.
  • If you selected WPA2 PSK:
  • Press the field below Password and key in a password (minimum length of eight characters).
  • Press Save.
6. Establish connection
  • Turn on Wi-Fi on the other device.
  • Find the list of available Wi-Fi networks.
  • Select your phone on the list.
  • Key in the same password you entered in step 5 and establish a connection to your phone.
  • When the connection is established, you can access the internet from the other device.
7. Exit
  • Press the Home key to return to standby mode.