Samsung Galaxy S III

Samsung Galaxy S III

Use your phone as Wi-Fi hotspot - Samsung Galaxy S III

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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 information on how to set up your phone for internet.

Step 1 of 9

Find "Tethering and portable hotspot"

Press Apps.

Step 2 of 9

Find "Tethering and portable hotspot"

Press Settings.

Step 3 of 9

Find "Tethering and portable hotspot"

Press More settings.

Step 4 of 9

Find "Tethering and portable hotspot"

Press Tethering and portable hotspot.

Step 5 of 9

Turn on Wi-Fi hotspot

Press the indicator to turn on Wi-Fi hotspot.

Step 6 of 9

Turn on Wi-Fi hotspot

Press OK, if required.

Step 7 of 9

Turn on Wi-Fi hotspot

When the indicator turns green, Wi-Fi hotspot is turned on.

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Step 8 of 9

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

You can connect up to three devices to your phone.
Step 9 of 9

Exit

Press the Home key to return to standby mode.

1. Find "Tethering and portable hotspot"

Press Apps.
Press Settings.
Press More settings.
Press Tethering and portable hotspot.

2. Turn on Wi-Fi hotspot

Press the indicator to turn on Wi-Fi hotspot.
Press OK, if required.
When the indicator turns green, Wi-Fi hotspot is turned on.

3. 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 password and establish a connection to your phone.
When the connection is established, you can access the internet from the other device.
You can connect up to three devices to your phone.
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4. Exit

Press the Home key to return to standby mode.