Samsung Galaxy Ace

Samsung Galaxy Ace

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Use your phone as Wi-Fi hotspot

You can use your phone to create an internet connection from a laptop or desktop. Follow these instructions to use your phone as a Wi-Fi hotspot.
You need to set up your phone for internet to use this function. Click here for more information.

Step 1 of 16

Find "Tethering and portable hotsp"

Press the menu icon.

Step 2 of 16

Find "Tethering and portable hotsp"

Press Settings.

Step 3 of 16

Find "Tethering and portable hotsp"

Press Wireless and network.

Step 4 of 16

Find "Tethering and portable hotsp"

Press Tethering and portable hotsp.

Step 5 of 16

Turn on Wi-Fi hotspot

Press Mobile AP to turn on the function.

Step 6 of 16

Turn on Wi-Fi hotspot

When the box next to the menu item is ticked (V), the function is turned on.

Step 7 of 16

Select settings

Press Mobile AP settings.

Step 8 of 16

Select settings

Press Configure mobile AP.

Step 9 of 16

Enter Wi-Fi hotspot name

Press the field below Network SSID.
Key in the required name.

Step 10 of 16

Select security settings

Press the drop down list below Security.

Step 11 of 16

Select security settings

Press Open or WPA2 PSK.

Step 12 of 16

Select security settings

If you select WPA2 PSK:

Step 13 of 16

Select security settings

Press the field below Password and key in a password (minimum length of eight characters).

Step 14 of 16

Select security settings

Press Save.

Step 15 of 16

Establish connection

Turn on Wi-Fi on the other device.
Find the list of available Wi-Fi networks.
Select your phone on the list.
Key in the same password you entered in step 5 and establish a connection to your phone.
When the connection is established, you can access the internet from the other device.

Step 16 of 16

Exit

Press the Home key to return to standby mode.

1. Find "Tethering and portable hotsp"

Press the menu icon.
Press Settings.
Press Wireless and network.
Press Tethering and portable hotsp.

2. Turn on Wi-Fi hotspot

Press Mobile AP to turn on the function.
When the box next to the menu item is ticked (V), the function is turned on.

3. Select settings

Press Mobile AP settings.
Press Configure mobile AP.

4. Enter Wi-Fi hotspot name

Press the field below Network SSID.
Key in the required name.

5. Select security settings

Press the drop down list below Security.
Press Open or WPA2 PSK.
If you select WPA2 PSK:
Press the field below Password and key in a password (minimum length of eight characters).
Press Save.

6. Establish connection

Turn on Wi-Fi on the other device.
Find the list of available Wi-Fi networks.
Select your phone on the list.
Key in the same password you entered in step 5 and establish a connection to your phone.
When the connection is established, you can access the internet from the other device.

7. Exit

Press the Home key to return to standby mode.

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