Smartphone Mobile Hotspot: Samsung Galaxy Light

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

 

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Set up

  1. Check that Wi-Fi and Smartphone Mobile Hotspot are turned off.
  2. From any Home screen, tap the Menu key.
  3. Tap Settings.
  4. Tap the Connections tab.
  5. Tap More networks.
  6. Tap Tethering and Mobile HotSpot.
  7. Tap Mobile HotSpot.
  8. Tap Configure. Tap Show advanced options to show all the setting options.
  9. Tap to adjust the following settings:
    • Network SSID
    • Broadcast network name (SSID) (on/off)
    • Security
    • Password
    • Broadcast channel
    • Maximum connections
    • Timeout settings

 

Turn on / off

  1. From any Home screen, tap the Menu key.
  2. Tap Settings.
  3. Tap the Connections tab.
  4. Tap More networks.
  5. Tap Tethering and Mobile HotSpot.
  6. To turn off, tap the Mobile Hotspot Switch to Off. The Switch moves left and turns grey.
  7. To turn on, tap the Mobile HotSpot Switch to On. The Switch moves right and turns green.
    Note: You must create a password before using the Mobile HotSpot. If you are turning on the Mobile HotSpot for the first time, 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.