Samsung Galaxy Tab Active 2

Samsung Galaxy Tab Active 2

Android 7.1

Use your Samsung Galaxy Tab Active 2 Android 7.1 as a Wi-Fi hotspot

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When you use your tablet as a Wi-Fi hotspot, you can share your tablet's internet connection with other devices via Wi-Fi. To use your tablet as a Wi-Fi hotspot, you need to set up your tablet for internet.

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1. Find "Mobile hotspot"

Slide your finger downwards starting from the top of the screen.

Step 2 of 16

1. Find "Mobile hotspot"

Press the settings icon.

Step 3 of 16

1. Find "Mobile hotspot"

Press Connections.

Step 4 of 16

1. Find "Mobile hotspot"

Press Mobile hotspot and tethering.

Step 5 of 16

1. Find "Mobile hotspot"

Press Mobile hotspot.

Step 6 of 16

2. Select Wi-Fi hotspot settings

Press the menu icon.

Step 7 of 16

2. Select Wi-Fi hotspot settings

Press Configure Mobile hotspot.

Step 8 of 16

2. Select Wi-Fi hotspot settings

Press the field below "Network name" and key in the required name.

Step 9 of 16

2. Select Wi-Fi hotspot settings

Press the drop down list below "Security".

Step 10 of 16

2. Select Wi-Fi hotspot settings

Press WPA2 PSK to password protect your Wi-Fi hotspot.

The password prevents others from accessing your Wi-Fi hotspot without your approval.
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2. Select Wi-Fi hotspot settings

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

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2. Select Wi-Fi hotspot settings

Press SAVE.

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3. Turn on Wi-Fi hotspot

Press the indicator to turn on the function.

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3. Turn on Wi-Fi hotspot

If Wi-Fi is turned on, press OK.

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4. Return to the home screen

Press the Home key to return to the home screen.

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5. Establish connection to Wi-Fi hotspot from another device

Turn on Wi-Fi on the other device.
Find the list of available Wi-Fi networks and select your own Wi-Fi hotspot.
Key in the password for your Wi-Fi hotspot and establish the connection.
When the connection is established, you can access the internet from the other device.

1. Find "Mobile hotspot"

Slide your finger downwards starting from the top of the screen.
Press the settings icon.
Press Connections.
Press Mobile hotspot and tethering.
Press Mobile hotspot.

2. Select Wi-Fi hotspot settings

Press the menu icon.
Press Configure Mobile hotspot.
Press the field below "Network name" and key in the required name.
Press the drop down list below "Security".
Press WPA2 PSK to password protect your Wi-Fi hotspot.
The password prevents others from accessing your Wi-Fi hotspot without your approval.
Press the field below "Password" and key in the required password.
Press SAVE.

3. Turn on Wi-Fi hotspot

Press the indicator to turn on the function.
If Wi-Fi is turned on, press OK.

4. Return to the home screen

Press the Home key to return to the home screen.

5. Establish connection to Wi-Fi hotspot from another device

Turn on Wi-Fi on the other device.
Find the list of available Wi-Fi networks and select your own Wi-Fi hotspot.
Key in the password for your Wi-Fi hotspot and establish the connection.
When the connection is established, you can access the internet from the other device.
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