Samsung Galaxy Tab 2 10.1

Samsung Galaxy Tab 2 10.1

Use device as Wi-Fi hotspot - Samsung Galaxy Tab 2 10.1

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You can use your device to create an internet connection from a laptop or desktop. Follow these instructions to use your device as hotspot.

Step 1 of 16

Find "Portable Wi-Fi hotspot"

Press the menu icon.

Step 2 of 16

Find "Portable Wi-Fi hotspot"

Press Settings.

Step 3 of 16

Find "Portable Wi-Fi hotspot"

Press More....

Step 4 of 16

Find "Portable Wi-Fi hotspot"

Press Tethering and portable hotspot.

Step 5 of 16

Find "Portable Wi-Fi hotspot"

Press Portable Wi-Fi hotspot.

Step 6 of 16

Select settings for Wi-Fi hotspot

Press the settings icon.

Step 7 of 16

Select settings for Wi-Fi hotspot

Press Configure.

Step 8 of 16

Select settings for Wi-Fi hotspot

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

Step 9 of 16

Select settings for Wi-Fi hotspot

Press the drop down list below Security.

Step 10 of 16

Select settings for Wi-Fi hotspot

Press Open, WPA PSK or WPA2 PSK.

Step 11 of 16

Select settings for Wi-Fi hotspot

If you select WPA PSK or WPA2 PSK:

Step 12 of 16

Select settings for Wi-Fi hotspot

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

Step 13 of 16

Select settings for Wi-Fi hotspot

Press Save.

Step 14 of 16

Turn on Wi-Fi hotspot

Press the field next to Portable Wi-Fi hotspot to select ON.

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Step 15 of 16

Establish connection

Turn on Wi-Fi on the other device.
Find the list of available Wi-Fi networks.
Select your device on the list.
Key in the password displayed and establish a connection to your device.
When the connection is established, you can access the internet from the other device.

Step 16 of 16

Exit

Press the home icon to return to standby mode.

1. Find "Portable Wi-Fi hotspot"

Press the menu icon.
Press Settings.
Press More....
Press Tethering and portable hotspot.
Press Portable Wi-Fi hotspot.

2. Select settings for Wi-Fi hotspot

Press the settings icon.
Press Configure.
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, WPA PSK or WPA2 PSK.
If you select WPA PSK or WPA2 PSK:
Press the field below Password and key in the required password.
Press Save.

3. Turn on Wi-Fi hotspot

Press the field next to Portable Wi-Fi hotspot to select ON.

4. Establish connection

Turn on Wi-Fi on the other device.
Find the list of available Wi-Fi networks.
Select your device on the list.
Key in the password displayed and establish a connection to your device.
When the connection is established, you can access the internet from the other device.
Samsung Galaxy Tab 2 10.1

5. Exit

Press the home icon to return to standby mode.