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Galaxy S8/8+ Hotspot Directions

To configure Mobile Hotspot settings (e.g., password, allowed devices, etc.), view this info.

  1. From a Home screen, touch and swipe up or down to display all apps.
    Note These instructions apply to Standard mode only.
  2. From a Home screen, navigate: Settings Settings icon > Mobile Hotspot and Tethering Hotspot settings icon.
  3. Tap Mobile Hotspot settings then select an option:

Setup Mobile Hotspot

  1. Tap the Menu icon Menu icon (upper-right) then tap Configure Mobile Hotspot.
  2. From the Setup Mobile Hotspot screen, configure the following as needed:
    • Network name (SSID)
    • Security
      • None
      • WPA2 PSK
    • Password
    • Broadcast channel
      Note Tap Show advanced options to view the following.

      • 2.4 GHz Band
      • 5 GHz Band
        Note Available when a check mark is present.
  3. Tap Save.


Allowed Devices

  1. Tap the Menu icon Menu icon (upper-right) then tap Allowed Devices.
    1. Tap Allowed devices only to turn on Switch on or off Switch off.
    2. To add a device:
      1. Tap Add.
      2. Enter the Device name and MAC address then tap Add.
      3. Repeat steps 1 and 2 as necessary. When finished, tap the Back icon Back icon (lower-right)
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