Samsung Galaxy S4 Mini

Samsung Galaxy S4 Mini

Set up and use your phone as a Wi-Fi hotspot - Samsung Galaxy S4 Mini

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When you use your phone as a Wi-Fi hotspot, you can share your phone's internet connection with other devices via Wi-Fi. Remember, you need to set up your phone for internet.

Step 1 of 15

Find "Configure"

Slide your finger down the display starting from the top edge of your phone.
Press the settings icon.

Step 2 of 15

Find "Configure"

Press the Connections tab.

Step 3 of 15

Find "Configure"

Press More networks.

Step 4 of 15

Find "Configure"

Press Tethering and portable hotspot.

Step 5 of 15

Find "Configure"

Press Portable Wi-Fi hotspot.

Step 6 of 15

Find "Configure"

Press Configure.

Step 7 of 15

Select settings for Wi-Fi hotspot

Key in the required name for the Wi-Fi hotspot.
Press the drop down list below "Security".

Step 8 of 15

Select settings for Wi-Fi hotspot

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

Step 9 of 15

Select settings for Wi-Fi hotspot

If you want to password protect your hotspot:
Press WPA PSK or 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 the indicator next to "Portable Wi-Fi hotspot" until the function is turned on.

Step 13 of 15

Turn on Wi-Fi hotspot

If Wi-Fi is turned on:
Press OK to confirm.

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Step 14 of 15

Establish connection

Do the following on the device which is to connect to your Wi-Fi hotspot:
Turn on Wi-Fi.
Find the list of available Wi-Fi networks.
Select the network name you keyed in in step 2.
Key in the password you selected in step 2 and establish a connection to the Wi-Fi hotspot.
When the connection is established, you can access the internet from the other device.

Step 15 of 15

Return to the home screen

Press the Home key to return to the home screen.

Find "Configure"

Slide your finger down the display starting from the top edge of your phone.
Press the settings icon.
Press the Connections tab.
Press More networks.
Press Tethering and portable hotspot.
Press Portable Wi-Fi hotspot.
Press Configure.

Select settings for Wi-Fi hotspot

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

Turn on Wi-Fi hotspot

Press the indicator next to "Portable Wi-Fi hotspot" until the function is turned on.
If Wi-Fi is turned on:
Press OK to confirm.

Establish connection

Do the following on the device which is to connect to your Wi-Fi hotspot:
Turn on Wi-Fi.
Find the list of available Wi-Fi networks.
Select the network name you keyed in in step 2.
Key in the password you selected in step 2 and establish a connection to the Wi-Fi hotspot.
When the connection is established, you can access the internet from the other device.
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Return to the home screen

Press the Home key to return to the home screen.

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