Samsung Galaxy S4: Share your mobile data connection

November 2016



If you have a Samsung Galaxy S4 with a data plan, you can easily share your internet connection with a PC or tablet via Wi-Fi connection.
The procedure is as follows:
Enable Wi-Fi tethering:
  • On the home screen of your Galaxy S4, go to Settings> Connections tab> More networks> Tethering and portable hotspot
  • Click on Configure.
  • Give a Name to your network and enter a password.
  • Select "Show advanced options" to configure the advanced settings:
    • Security : WPA PSK or WPA2 PSK.
    • Broadcast channel: Auto, 2.4 or 5GHz
    • Max number of connections
    • Time-out settings.

Once done, click on Save.
Turn on "Mobile Hotspot"
  • From the Homescreen, drag the Notification drawer down > Turn on "Mobile Hotspot".
  • On your other device (tablet, PC or another smartphone), search for the Mobile hotspot and connect using the previously defined password.

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