How to use mobile hotspot on Galaxy S10 | steps to set up and use your S10 as wireless router

Mobile Hotspot is one of the useful features of smartphones. With it, you can now share internet connectivity to other devices with a simple configuration. This post will show you how to use mobile hotspot on Galaxy S10.

An important reminder: Mobile Hotspot makes use of your cellular data from your carrier so it’s not free (unless you have an unlimited data subscription). You should be conscious about cellular data consumption if Mobile Hotspot is enabled to prevent you from paying more than your usual data consumption.

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Use Mobile Hotspot on Galaxy S10: How to turn on Mobile Hotspot

Turning on Mobile Hotspot on your Galaxy S10 is a no-brainer. You just have to go under Settings and enable it from there. Follow the steps below to turn it on:

  1. From a Home screen, swipe up or down from the center of the display to access the apps screen.
  2. Open Settings app.
  3. Tap Mobile Hotspot and Tethering.
  4. Turn on Mobile Hotspot by tapping on the switch to the right.
  5. That’s it! You can now start using Mobile Hotspot on your S10.

Use Mobile Hotspot on Galaxy S10: easy steps to set up Mobile Hotspot

Preparing your Mobile Hotspot is easy. All you have to do is to fill in some fields and allow devices to connect. Here’s how:

  1. From a Home screen, swipe up or down from the center of the display to access the apps screen.
  2. Open Settings app.
  3. Tap Mobile Hotspot and Tethering.
  4. Turn on Mobile Hotspot.
  5. Turn off wifi if you’re currently using it by tapping on OK.
  6. Tap on switch for Mobile Hotspot to enable it.
  7. Tap on Mobile Hotspot.
  8. Tap More settings icon at the upper right (three-dots).
  9. Tap Configure Mobile Hotspot.
  10. Fill in the necessary fields like the Network name, Security, Password, etc. afterwards, hit SAVE.
  11. You should know if Mobile Hotspot is active because there’s an icon for it at the notification bar.

In order for a device to use your newly created Mobile Hotspot, it must be connected to it just like when trying to connect to any wifi. Just select the name of your Mobile Hotspot and password and everything should be good.

Use Timeout when using Mobile Hotspot

If you tend to forget things, we highly recommend that you set a certain period when Mobile Hotspot turns off on its own. This is to prevent you from incurring unnecessary data charges as well as to prevent battery from draining faster. Mobile Hotspot functionality is a demanding in terms of power compared to regular wifi since your phone uses mobile data and acting as a router as well. It manages a more things than when you’re using regular wifi so it’s more taxing to the system. To allow mobile hotspot to turn off automatically in case you forget it, follow these steps:

  1. From a Home screen, swipe up or down from the center of the display to access the apps screen.
  2. Open Settings app.
  3. Tap Mobile Hotspot and Tethering.
  4. Turn on Mobile Hotspot.
  5. Tap More settings icon at the upper right (three-dots).
  6. Tap Timeout settings.
  7. Select the timeout setting you want.

We hope that this post helps you to Use mobile hotspot on Galaxy S10.

 


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