Tethering & mobile hotspot: Samsung Galaxy S Blaze 4G (T769)

Learn how to share your mobile internet with other devices using the Samsung Galaxy S Blaze 4G (T769). 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:

 

connectivity5.JPGTethering via USB is turned on
connectivity6.JPGMobile hotspot via Wi-Fi is turned on

 

 

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Drivers for computers

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

 

Tethering works with Windows® 7, Windows XP, and Windows Vista®. For more information about tethering and operating systems, visit www.android.com/tether.

 

For Windows XP, you must have the appropriate driver installed on your computer before you can tether. To learn more, go to http://www.samsung.com/us/support/.

 

Note: When you connect your phone to a computer with a USB cable, you can EITHER tether OR access files on the phone’s memory card, you cannot do both. If you want to use your computer to access the memory card, you must turn off tethering.

 

 

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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. Under Wireless and network, tap More.
  4. If necessary, tap the Tethering and Mobile HotSpot check box to turn on.
  5. Tap on the words Mobile HotSpot.
  6. A First time HotSpot configuration screen will open once the feature is turned on. If not, tap Configure.
  7. Enter a new Network SSID name.
  8. Tap the Security drop-down menu.
  9. Tap WPA PSK or 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 to view Save.
  12. On your computer, connect to your device (SSID) via Wi-Fi settings.

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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. Under Wireless and network, tap More.
  4. Tap Tethering and Mobile HotSpot to turn on or off.
  5. Tap on the words Mobile HotSpot .
  6. If necessary, tap OK.
  7. Tap to select or clear the Mobile Hotspot check box to turn on or off.

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Tethering via USB

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

 

  1. Connect a USB cord to the phone, then to a computer.
  2. If necessary, tap the Home key or the Back key (do NOT select a USB mode).
  3. From any Home screen, tap the Menu key.
  4. Tap Settings.
  5. Under Wireless and network, tap More.
  6. Tap Tethering and Mobile HotSpot.
  7. Tap to select the USB tethering check box.
  8. Read the alert and tap OK.
  9. When done, safely disconnect the device from the computer.
  10. Your phone starts sharing its mobile network data connection with your computer via the USB connection.

 

 

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