Mobile Hotspot Setup for Samsung J3 Prime Phone

Nikolas Gonzales Updated by Nikolas Gonzales

Set up

  1. Check that Wi-Fi and Smartphone Mobile Hotspot are turned off.
  2. Portable Wi-Fi Hotspot settings cannot be changed when Wi-Fi sharing is turned on.
  3. From any Home screen, tap the Apps icon.
  4. Tap Settings.
  5. Tap Connections.
  6. Tap Mobile HotSpot and Tethering.
  7. Tap Mobile HotSpot.
  8. Move the slider to the ON position.
  9. If prompted, create a Wi-Fi password. When the pop-up window appears:
  10. Tap the Password field.
  11. Enter the password (passwords must be at least eight characters).
  12. Tap Save.
  13. Tap the Menu icon.
  14. Tap Allowed devices to manage the devices using your hotspot from the Menu drop down.
  15. Tap Configure Mobile Hotspot from the Menu drop down.
  16. Tap to adjust the following settings:
    • Security
    • Password
    • Show password
    • Maximum connections
      • Select from 1 to 8
    • Timeout settings
      • Never timeout
      • 5 minutes
      • 10 minutes
      • 20 minutes
      • 30 minutes
      • 60 minutes
  17. Once finished adjusting settings, tap SAVE.
  18. Tap the Mobile HotSpot Switch to turn on.
  19. If desired, tap OK read the First Time Use details
  20. The Mobile HotSpot Switch slides right and turns green.

Turn on / off

  1. From any Home screen, tap the Apps icon.
  2. Tap Settings.
  3. Tap Connections.
  4. Tap Mobile HotSpot and Tethering.
  5. Tap Mobile HotSpot.
  6. Move the slider to the ON or OFF position.

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