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Samsung Galaxy S

Samsung Galaxy S

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Use the phone as hotspot

You can use your phone to create an Internet connection from e.g. a laptop. Follow these instructions to use the phone as hotspot.
You can only use pre-installed data connections for this function. You need to restore the data connections if they have been deleted.

Furthermore, Wi-Fi needs to be deactivated on your phone.

Step 1 of 14

Find "Mobile AP settings"

Press Applications.

Step 2 of 14

Find "Mobile AP settings"

Press Settings.

Step 3 of 14

Find "Mobile AP settings"

Press Wireless and network.

Step 4 of 14

Find "Mobile AP settings"

Press Mobile AP settings.

Step 5 of 14

Activate hotspot

Press Mobile AP to activate the function.

Step 6 of 14

Activate hotspot

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

Step 7 of 14

Activate hotspot

Press OK to confirm.

Step 8 of 14

Activate tethering

Press the Menu key.

Step 9 of 14

Activate tethering

Press Settings.

Step 10 of 14

Activate tethering

Press Tethering to activate the function.

Step 11 of 14

Activate tethering

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

Step 12 of 14

Activate tethering

Press the Return key.

Step 13 of 14

Establish connection

Activate 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 the phone.
When the connection is established, you can access the Internet from the other device.

You can connect up to three devices to the phone.
Step 14 of 14

Exit

Press the Home key to return to standby mode.

1. Find "Mobile AP settings"

Press Applications.
Press Settings.
Press Wireless and network.
Press Mobile AP settings.

2. Activate hotspot

Press Mobile AP to activate the function.
When the box next to the menu item is ticked (V), the function is activated.
Press OK to confirm.

3. Activate tethering

Press the Menu key.
Press Settings.
Press Tethering to activate the function.
When the box next to the menu item is ticked (V), the function is activated.
Press the Return key.

4. Establish connection

Activate 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 the phone.
When the connection is established, you can access the Internet from the other device.
You can connect up to three devices to the phone.

5. Exit

Press the Home key to return to standby mode.

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