Samsung Galaxy S7 edge

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Use your phone as Wi-Fi hotspot

When you use your phone as a Wi-Fi hotspot, you can share your phone's internet connection with other devices via Wi-Fi. To use your phone as a Wi-Fi hotspot, you need to set up your phone for internet.

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Slide your finger downwards starting from the top of the screen.

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Press the settings icon.

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Press Connections.

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Press Mobile hotspot and tethering.

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Press Mobile hotspot.

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Press the menu icon.

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Press Configure Mobile hotspot.

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Press the field below "Network name" and key in the required name.

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Press the drop down list below "Security".

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Press WPA2 PSK to password protect your Wi-Fi hotspot.

The password prevents others from accessing your Wi-Fi hotspot without your approval.
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Press the field below "Password" and key in the required password.

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Press SAVE.

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Press the indicator to turn on the function.

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If Wi-Fi is turned on, press OK.

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Press the Home key to return to the home screen.

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Turn on Wi-Fi on the other device.

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Find the list of available Wi-Fi networks and select your own Wi-Fi hotspot.

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Key in the password for your Wi-Fi hotspot and establish the connection.

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When the connection is established, you can access the internet from the other device.