Samsung Galaxy Tab 10.1 (P4)

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Use device as Wi-Fi hotspot

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

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Find "Tethering and portable hotspot"
Press Apps.
Press Settings.
Press Wireless and networks.
Press Tethering and portable hotspot.
Select settings for Wi-Fi hotspot
Press Configure portable Wi-Fi hotspot.
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 or WPA2 PSK.
If you select WPA2 PSK:
Press the field below Password and key in the required password.
Press Save.
Turn on Wi-Fi hotspot
Press Portable Wi-Fi hotspot to turn on the function.
When the box next to the menu item is ticked (V), the function is turned on.
Establish connection
Turn on Wi-Fi on the other device.
Find the list of available Wi-Fi networks.
Select your device on the list.
Follow the instructions on the display to establish a connection to your device.
When the connection is established, you can access the internet from the other device.
Press the home icon to return to standby mode.
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