Samsung Galaxy S III

Samsung Galaxy S III

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

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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 9

Find "Tethering and portable hotspot"

Press Apps.

Step 2 of 9

Find "Tethering and portable hotspot"

Press Settings.

Step 3 of 9

Find "Tethering and portable hotspot"

Press More settings.

Step 4 of 9

Find "Tethering and portable hotspot"

Press Tethering and portable hotspot.

Step 5 of 9

Turn on Wi-Fi hotspot

Press the indicator to turn on Wi-Fi hotspot.

Step 6 of 9

Turn on Wi-Fi hotspot

Press OK, if required.

Step 7 of 9

Turn on Wi-Fi hotspot

When the indicator turns green, Wi-Fi hotspot is turned on.

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Step 8 of 9

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 required password and establish a connection to your phone.
When the connection is established, you can access the internet from the other device.

You can connect up to three devices to your phone.
Step 9 of 9

Exit

Press the Home key to return to standby mode.

Find "Tethering and portable hotspot"

Press Apps.
Press Settings.
Press More settings.
Press Tethering and portable hotspot.

Turn on Wi-Fi hotspot

Press the indicator to turn on Wi-Fi hotspot.
Press OK, if required.
When the indicator turns green, Wi-Fi hotspot is turned on.

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 required password and establish a connection to your phone.
When the connection is established, you can access the internet from the other device.
You can connect up to three devices to your phone.
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Exit

Press the Home key to return to standby mode.

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