Mobile hotspot: Samsung Dart

Learn how to share your mobile internet with other devices using the Samsung Dart.





Connection icon for mobile hotspot


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


image087.pngMobile hotspot via Wi-Fi is turned on



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 key.
  2. Tap Settings.
  3. Tap Wireless and networks.
  4. Tap Tethering and portable hotspot.
  5. Tap Mobile AP settings.
  6. If necessary, tap the Mobile AP check box to select (turn on).
  7. Tap Configure mobile AP.
  8. Enter a new name for the network SSID.
  9. Tap the Security drop-down menu.
  10. Tap WPA2 PSK.
  11. Tap the Password field to open the on-screen keyboard.
  12. Enter your password.

Note: Your password must be at least 8 characters long.

  1. Tap Save.
  2. On your computer, connect to your device (SSID) via Wi-Fi hotspot.


Turn on / off mobile hotspot


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


  1. Connect a USB cable to the phone, then to a computer.
  2. Press the Home key.
  3. Tap the Menu key.
  4. Tap Settings.
  5. Tap Wireless and networks.
  6. Tap Tethering and portable hotspot.
  7. Tap the USB tethering check box to select (turn on).
  8. Your phone is now sharing its mobile network data connection with your computer via the USB connection.


When finished, disable tethering and then safely disconnect the phone from the computer.