Samsung Galaxy Tab 7.7

Samsung Galaxy Tab 7.7

Use device as Wi-Fi hotspot - Samsung Galaxy Tab 7.7

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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.
You need to set up your device for internet to use this function. Click here for information on how to set up your device for internet.

Step 1 of 16

Find "Portable Wi-Fi hotspot"

Press Apps.

Step 2 of 16

Find "Portable Wi-Fi hotspot"

Press Settings.

Step 3 of 16

Find "Portable Wi-Fi hotspot"

Press Wireless and networks.

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 Configure portable Wi-Fi hotspot.

Step 7 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 8 of 16

Select settings for Wi-Fi hotspot

Press the drop down list below Security.

Step 9 of 16

Select settings for Wi-Fi hotspot

Press Open or WPA/WPA2 Personal.

Step 10 of 16

Select settings for Wi-Fi hotspot

If you select WPA/WPA2 Personal:

Step 11 of 16

Select settings for Wi-Fi hotspot

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

Step 12 of 16

Select settings for Wi-Fi hotspot

Press Save.

Step 13 of 16

Turn on Wi-Fi hotspot

Press Portable Wi-Fi hotspot to turn on Wi-Fi hotspot.

Step 14 of 16

Turn on Wi-Fi hotspot

When the box next to the menu item is ticked (V), the function is turned 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.
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.

Step 16 of 16

Exit

Press the home icon to return to standby mode.

Find "Portable Wi-Fi hotspot"

Press Apps.
Press Settings.
Press Wireless and networks.
Press Tethering and portable hotspot.
Press Portable Wi-Fi 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 WPA/WPA2 Personal.
If you select WPA/WPA2 Personal:
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 Wi-Fi hotspot.
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.
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Exit

Press the home icon to return to standby mode.

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