Samsung Galaxy S Advance

Samsung Galaxy S Advance

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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.

Step 1 of 18

Find "Portable Wi-Fi hotspot settings"

Press Applications.

Step 2 of 18

Find "Portable Wi-Fi hotspot settings"

Press Settings.

Step 3 of 18

Find "Portable Wi-Fi hotspot settings"

Press Wireless and network.

Step 4 of 18

Find "Portable Wi-Fi hotspot settings"

Press Tethering and portable hotspot.

Step 5 of 18

Find "Portable Wi-Fi hotspot settings"

Press Portable Wi-Fi hotspot settings.

Step 6 of 18

Turn on Wi-Fi hotspot

Press Portable Wi-Fi hotspot to turn on the function.

Step 7 of 18

Turn on Wi-Fi hotspot

If Wi-Fi is turned off:
Press OK.

Step 8 of 18

Turn on Wi-Fi hotspot

If Wi-Fi is turned on:
Press Yes to turn off Wi-Fi.

Step 9 of 18

Turn on Wi-Fi hotspot

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

Step 10 of 18

Select settings for Wi-Fi hotspot

Press Configure portable Wi-Fi hots.

Step 11 of 18

Select settings for Wi-Fi hotspot

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

Step 12 of 18

Select settings for Wi-Fi hotspot

Press the drop down list below Security.

Step 13 of 18

Select settings for Wi-Fi hotspot

Press Open or WPA2 PSK.

Step 14 of 18

Select settings for Wi-Fi hotspot

If you select WPA2 PSK:

Step 15 of 18

Select settings for Wi-Fi hotspot

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

Step 16 of 18

Select settings for Wi-Fi hotspot

Press Save.

Step 17 of 18

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 required access code and establish a connection to your phone.
When the connection is established, you can access the internet from the other device.

Step 18 of 18

Exit

Press the Home key to return to standby mode.

1. Find "Portable Wi-Fi hotspot settings"

Press Applications.
Press Settings.
Press Wireless and network.
Press Tethering and portable hotspot.
Press Portable Wi-Fi hotspot settings.

2. Turn on Wi-Fi hotspot

Press Portable Wi-Fi hotspot to turn on the function.
If Wi-Fi is turned off:
Press OK.
If Wi-Fi is turned on:
Press Yes to turn off Wi-Fi.
When the box next to the menu item is ticked (V), the function is turned on.

3. Select settings for Wi-Fi hotspot

Press Configure portable Wi-Fi hots.
Press the field below Network SSID and key in the required name for the Wi-Fi hotspot.
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 the required password.
Press Save.

4. 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 required access code and establish a connection to your phone.
When the connection is established, you can access the internet from the other device.

5. Exit

Press the Home key to return to standby mode.

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