Tethering & mobile hotspot: Samsung Galaxy Exhibit ™

Learn how to share your mobile internet with other devices using the Samsung Galaxy Exhibit ™. Find out more on this page:

 

Connection icons for tethering and mobile hotspot

Drivers for computers

Mobile hotspot via Wi-Fi

Tethering via USB

 

 

Connection icons for tethering and mobile hotspot

When your device is sharing the mobile internet connection, refer to the following:

 

tethering.jpgTethering via USB is turned on
tethering.jpgMobile hotspot via Wi-Fi is turned on

 

 

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Drivers

To download and install drivers for a Windows computer, follow these steps:

 

  1. On your computer, open the webpage http://samsung.com/kies.
  2. Click Download for Windows.
  3. Follow the prompts to download and install the drivers.

 

 

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Mobile hotspot via Wi-Fi

Set up mobile hotspot

To set up or configure a mobile hotspot over Wi-Fi, follow these steps:

 

  1. From any Home screen, tap the Menu key.
  2. Tap Settings.
  3. Tap More settings.
  4. Tap Tethering and Mobile HotSpot.
  5. Tap Mobile HotSpot.
  6. Tap Configure.
    Note: Swipe up and tap Show advanced options to show all the setting options.
  7. Tap to adjust the following settings:
    • Network SSID
    • Broadcast network name (SSID) (on/off)
    • Security
    • Password
    • Broadcast channel
      Maximum connections
    • Timeout settings
  8. Tap Save.

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Turn on / off mobile hotspot

To turn on or turn off a mobile hotspot over Wi-Fi, follow these steps:

 

  1. From any Home screen, tap the Menu key.
  2. Tap Settings.
  3. Tap More settings.
  4. Tap Tethering and Mobile HotSpot.
  5. To turn off, tap the Mobile Hotspot Switch to Off. The Switch moves left and turns grey.
  6. To turn on, tap the Mobile HotSpot Switch to On. The Switch moves right and turns green.
    First time use
    Note: If you are turning on the HotSpot for the first time, you must create a password before using the Mobile HotSpot. When you turn on the HotSpot, you will be prompted to create a Wi-Fi password. When the pop-up window appears (pictured below), tap the Password field and enter the password (passwords must be at least eight characters) and then tap Save

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Tethering via USB

To share you mobile data connection with a computer over a USB cable, follow these steps:

 

  1. Connect your phone to your USB cable.
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  2. Connect the other end of the USB cable to your computer.
  3. From any Home screen, tap the Menu key.
  4. Tap Settings.
  5. Tap More settings.
  6. Tap Tethering and Mobile HotSpot.
  7. To share your connection, tap USB tethering to select the check box. Tap OK if you would like to learn more about tethering.
  8. When finished sharing your connection, tap USB tethering to clear the check box.
  9. Disconnect the USB cable.

 

 

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