Mobile hotspot: Galaxy Exhibit 4G

Learn how to share your mobile internet with other devices using the Galaxy Exhibit 4G.

 

 

 

 

Connection icon for mobile hotspot

 

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

 

usb2.jpgWi-Fi Sharing is active

 

 

Set up mobile hotspot

 

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

Note: Portable Wi-Fi Hotspot settings cannot be changed when Wi-Fi sharing is turned on.

 

  1. From any Home screen, tap the Menu menu.jpgkey.
  2. Tap Settings.
  3. Tap Wireless and network.
  4. Tap Tethering and portable hotspot.
  5. Tap Portable Wi-Fi hotspot settings.
  6. Tap Configure portable Wi-Fi hotspot.
  7. Enter a new Network SSID name.
    t679 tethering screen shot.png
  8. Tap the Security drop-down menu.
  9. Tap WPA2 PSK.
  10. Tap the Password field and enter a password.
  11. Tap Save.
    • Note: If necessary, tap the Back key to close the on-screen keyboard.
  12. On your computer, connect to your device (SSID) via Wi-Fi settings.

 

 

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 menu.jpgkey.
  2. Tap Settings.
  3. Tap Wireless and network.
  4. Tap Tethering and portable hotspot.
  5. Tap Portable Wi-Fi hotspot settings.
  6. If necessary, tap OK.
  7. Tap to select or clear the Portable Wi-Fi hotspot check box to turn on or off.
  8. If necessary, tap OK. Your phone is now sharing its mobile network data connection with your computer via the Wi-Fi connection.