Mobile hotspot

How to set up your device as a mobile hotspot to share your data connection with Wi-Fi-capable devices.



  1. Use your Samsung Galaxy Alpha as a mobile hotspot to share your data connection with Wi-Fi-capable devices such as: other smartphones, tablets, netbooks, MP3 players, and more.
    Note: Eligible data plan required, learn more.
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  2. From the home screen, tap Apps.
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  3. Swipe to, then tap Settings.
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  4. Scroll to, then tap Tethering and Wi-Fi hotspot.
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  5. Tap Mobile Hotspot.
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  6. Tap the Mobile Hotspot switch to toggle the Wi-Fi hotspot on and off.
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  7. To configure Hotspot settings, tap the Menu icon.
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  8. Tap Configure hotspot.
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  9. Tap the Network SSID field to change the name of the Wi-Fi connection.
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  10. Tap the Security menu to choose the desired security protocol.
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  11. Tap the desired security option.
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  12. Tap the Password field to change the automatically generated password.
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  13. Tap SAVE.
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  14. To adjust the Timeout timer, tap the Menu icon.
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  15. Tap Timeout settings.
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  16. Tap the desired option.
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  17. Any device connected to the network will show up under Connected devices.
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  18. When the Wi-Fi hotspot is enabled, the Wi-Fi Hotspot icon will be displayed in the Notifications bar.
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