Skip to content
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
Samsung Galaxy Note 4

Samsung Galaxy Note 4

How to guides

Set up and use your phone as a 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. Remember, you need to set up your phone for internet.

Step 1 of 15

Slide your finger down the display starting from the top edge of your phone.
Press the settings icon.

Step 2 of 15

Press Tethering and Mobile hotspot.

Step 3 of 15

Press Mobile hotspot.

Step 4 of 15

Press the menu icon.

Step 5 of 15

Press Configure hotspot.

Step 6 of 15

Press the field below "Network SSID" and key in the required name for the Wi-Fi hotspot.

Step 7 of 15

Press the drop down list below "Security".

Step 8 of 15

If you don't want to password protect your hotspot:
Press Open.

Step 9 of 15

If you want to password protect your hotspot:
Press WPA2 PSK.

Step 10 of 15

Press the field below "Password" and key in the required password.

Step 11 of 15

Press Save.

Step 12 of 15

Press the indicator next to "Mobile hotspot" until the function is turned on.

Step 13 of 15

If Wi-Fi is turned on:
Press OK to confirm.

Samsung Galaxy Note 4
Step 14 of 15

Do the following on the device which is to connect to your Wi-Fi hotspot:
Turn on Wi-Fi.
Find the list of available Wi-Fi networks.
Select the network name you keyed in in step 2.
Key in the password you selected in step 2 and establish a connection to the Wi-Fi hotspot.
When the connection is established, you can access the internet from the other device.

Step 15 of 15

Press the Home key to return to the home screen.

1. Find "Configure hotspot"

Slide your finger down the display starting from the top edge of your phone.
Press the settings icon.
Press Tethering and Mobile hotspot.
Press Mobile hotspot.
Press the menu icon.
Press Configure hotspot.

2. Select settings for Wi-Fi hotspot

Press the field below "Network SSID" and key in the required name for the Wi-Fi hotspot.
Press the drop down list below "Security".
If you don't want to password protect your hotspot:
Press Open.
If you want to password protect your hotspot:
Press WPA2 PSK.
Press the field below "Password" and key in the required password.
Press Save.

3. Turn on Wi-Fi hotspot

Press the indicator next to "Mobile hotspot" until the function is turned on.
If Wi-Fi is turned on:
Press OK to confirm.

4. Establish connection

Do the following on the device which is to connect to your Wi-Fi hotspot:
Turn on Wi-Fi.
Find the list of available Wi-Fi networks.
Select the network name you keyed in in step 2.
Key in the password you selected in step 2 and establish a connection to the Wi-Fi hotspot.
When the connection is established, you can access the internet from the other device.
Samsung Galaxy Note 4

5. Return to the home screen

Press the Home key to return to the home screen.

Get information on...

Or select...

Another device

Network Status

Mobile ›
Excellent Very Good Good Fair Low No Connection
Landline & Broadband ›
Excellent Very Good Good Fair Low No Connection
main_icn_Play_arrow main_icn_Chevron_down main_icn_Chevron_right main_icn_Chevron_left main_icn_Chevron_up

Internet Explorer Not Supported

Please note that we do not support Internet Explorer. For optimal browsing we recommend Chrome, Safari, or Firefox.