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Use your mobile phone as Wi-Fi hotspot

When you use your mobile phone as a Wi-Fi hotspot, you can share your mobile phone's Internet connection with other devices via WLAN. Remember, you need to set up your mobile phone for Internet. Depending on your price plan additional costs could arise.

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Slide your finger downwards on the display.

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Press the settings icon.

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Press Connections.

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Press Mobile Hotspot and Tethering.

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Press Mobile Hotspot.

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Press the name of the Wi-Fi hotspot.

The password prevents others from accessing your Wi-Fi hotspot without your approval.
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Key in the required name for the Wi-Fi hotspot and press Save.

The password prevents others from accessing your Wi-Fi hotspot without your approval.
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To password protect your Wi-Fi hotspot, press Password.

The password prevents others from accessing your Wi-Fi hotspot without your approval.
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Key in the required password and press Save.

The password prevents others from accessing your Wi-Fi hotspot without your approval.
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Press the indicator below "Mobile Hotspot" to activate the function.

Samsung Galaxy S20+ 5G
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Do the following on the device which will connect to your Wi-Fi hotspot:
Activate WLAN.
Find the list of available WLANs.
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 12 of 12

Press the home icon to end the session and return to the Home screen.

1. Find "Mobile Hotspot"

Slide your finger downwards on the display.
Press the settings icon.
Press Connections.
Press Mobile Hotspot and Tethering.
Press Mobile Hotspot.

2. Select settings for Wi-Fi hotspot

Press the name of the Wi-Fi hotspot.
The password prevents others from accessing your Wi-Fi hotspot without your approval.
Key in the required name for the Wi-Fi hotspot and press Save.
The password prevents others from accessing your Wi-Fi hotspot without your approval.
To password protect your Wi-Fi hotspot, press Password.
The password prevents others from accessing your Wi-Fi hotspot without your approval.
Key in the required password and press Save.
The password prevents others from accessing your Wi-Fi hotspot without your approval.

3. Activate the Wi-Fi hotspot

Press the indicator below "Mobile Hotspot" to activate the function.

4. Establish a connection

Do the following on the device which will connect to your Wi-Fi hotspot:
Activate WLAN.
Find the list of available WLANs.
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 S20+ 5G

5. Return to the Home screen

Press the home icon to end the session and return to the Home screen.

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