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Does Galaxy S8 Have Personal Hotspot

You may have recently purchased a Samsung Galaxy S8 and you are curious how you can set up the personal hotspot feature. This allows you to have Internet connection on the go for your tablets, laptops and other smart devices because you will have signal from your phone.

You will only be able to being to use the Samsung Galaxy S8 as a hotspot if you have an account that has enabled Wi-Fi Tethering. Take a look at the following tips on how you can set up Mobile Hotspot or Wi-Fi Tethering on your Samsung Galaxy S8.

There are several processes you must complete in order to achieve this. You must be able to have your wireless hotspot for your phone configured, have your phone send the signal out by activating a hotspot, and then connecting your smartphone to your hotspot that you turn on for your Galaxy S8 to use the Wi-Fi hotspot feature.

 

Turning on the hotspot on the Galaxy S8:

  1. Click on the Apps from your Home Screen.
  2. Click on theĀ Settings.
  3. Click on Tethering and Hotspot.
  4. Click on Hotspot
  5. Turn on Hotspot by clicking the slider.
  6. You will not be able to turn hotspot on if wireless access point is being connected to because it will disconnect it.
  7. Click on OK to proceed.

 

You will be able to see the Hotspot icon towards the top of the screen if you have turn hotspot on.

 

Configure Hotspot

  1. Click on the Apps from your Home Screen.
  2. Click on theĀ Settings.
  3. Click on Tethering and Hotspot.
  4. Click on Hotspot
  5. Click on More, then Configure Hotspot.
  6. You can change or put in the Network Name, choose the security type, change or put in the password, or hide your device by setting up the preference.
  7. Click on Save to proceed. The hotspot will shut off and then return to normal with all of the new settings that you changed.

 

Connecting to Hotspot

Connect to a hotspot from another device:

  1. Make sure the Wi-Fi feature is turned on your device in which you want the hotspot to be connected to.
  2. You can use the Hotspot setting screen to find your hotspot and put the information that you need to.

 

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