How To Share Galaxy Z Flip 4 Internet Connection

Your Samsung Galaxy Z Flip 4 has the ability to share its mobile data connection to other Wi-Fi capable devices. This is a handy feature that can be used when no Wi-Fi connection is available, and you want to share your phone internet to other devices.

The Samsung Galaxy Z Flip 4 is one of the latest premium Android phone models that has a foldable display. It is known for its ability to be folded in the middle allowing it to have a more compact shape. Some of its best features include a Snapdragon 8 Plus Gen 1 chip and a battery capacity of 3700 mAh.

How to Enable Mobile Hotspot on Samsung Galaxy Z Flip 4

Sharing Wi-Fi with a Samsung Galaxy Z Flip

Imagine you are on a vacation with your family on a place with no Wi-Fi internet connection and only your Samsung Galaxy device has a strong mobile data connection. What you can do is to share the internet connection you are getting from your mobile network so that other members of your family can go online as well.

To do this all you need is to enable the mobile hotspot feature of your Galaxy phone. It will then become a Wi-Fi hotspot or a wireless router which can be searched by other phones. Other devices will be able to connect to your phone simply by connecting to your phone’s internet connection Wi-Fi hotspot name and entering the correct password.

Take note that when you do activate the mobile hotspot of your Galaxy Z Flip4 it will consume a considerable amount of battery power and use data service. When a mobile hotspot is active, your device’s apps will use the mobile hotspot’s data service since your Wi-Fi will be disabled.

Turn on mobile hotspot of Samsung Galaxy Z Flip4 from Quick Settings panel

The fastest way you can turn on the mobile hotspot feature of your Samsung Galaxy Z Flip4 is from the Quick Settings panel.

Open the quick settings panel by swiping down from the top of the Home screen.

Find and then tap to turn on the Mobile Hotspot icon.

Managing the mobile hotspot settings of your Samsung Galaxy Z Flip4

There are certain Wi-Fi hotspot settings that you can change such as the network name, password, and network band of your phone’s internet connection. You will be able to customize these from the Settings app.

Open the Settings app.

Tap Connections. A list of all built-in connectivity features will load up next.

Find and tap Mobile Hotspot and Tethering.

Tap Mobile Hotspot to access and manage your phone’s hotspot settings.

Tap to turn on the Mobile Hotspot switch.

Tap Configure to edit or manage the SSID and password.

Enter a network name.

Enter a Password.

Choose a band that most of your devices can connect to. In this case, you can choose 2.4 GHz.

Tap Save to save all the changes.

Changing Mobile hotspot timeout settings on your Samsung Galaxy Z Flip4

If you are experiencing battery drain issues when mobile data hotspot is active, then it might be because the hotspot is turned on continuously. You can set the timeout settings of the hotspot feature so that it will automatically turn off when not in use.

Open the Settings app.

Tap Connections.

Tap Mobile Hotspot and Tethering.

Tap Mobile Hotspot.

Tap Configure.

Tap Advanced.

Tap Turn off when no device connected for.

Select the desired amount of time before the hotspot turns off.

Share internet connection using Bluetooth

You can share your phone’s internet connection using Bluetooth. Using Bluetooth tethering allows you to share the internet connection to devices with a Bluetooth feature.

Open Settings app.

Tap Connections.

Find and tap Mobile Hotspot and Tethering.

Tap the switch next to Bluetooth tethering.

Pair your Samsung phone with another device you want to share your connection with.

Share internet connection using USB tethering

USB tethering allows you to share the internet connection between your computer and your phone. In order for this feature to work, you’ll need hotspot service, and the feature needs to be turned on.

Download and install the Samsung USB drivers to your computer. To do this just plug the Samsung Galaxy Z Flip4 into your computer using the USB charging cable that came with your phone. The drivers should install automatically.

Navigate to Settings of your phone.

Search for and select Mobile Hotspot and Tethering.

Tap the switch next to USB tethering.

Take note that the USB tethering option will only be available if the phone is connected to a computer or another device. The option will be grayed out if no device is found.

Frequently Asked Questions

  1. Why can't I share my Samsung Galaxy Z Flip4 internet connection?

    If you are unable to share the internet even after enabling mobile hotspot, then try to check first if you still have mobile data credits. You should also check if your phone has a mobile data signal coming from your cellular network.

  2. What is the internet speed of devices connecting to my phone?

    The internet speed will depend on what speed your phone is getting from your cellular network. If your phone is getting a slow connection speed, then other devices connecting to it will also experience s slow internet.

  3. How do I improve mobile hotspot speed of my Samsung Galaxy Z Flip4?

    The best way to get better speed is to use a mobile carrier that offers 5G mobile data. Aside from this, you can try to restart your phone to refresh its connection to your carrier network.

  4. How do I perform a software update on on Galaxy phone?

    Open Settings and scroll all the way down.
    Find and tap Software update.
    Tap Download and install to check for a new update.

  5. Does a low battery life affect internet speed of Galaxy smartphone?

    If your phone is running low on battery, then it can affect the network connection of your phone as not enough power will be available for the phone antenna. Make sure your mobile device has sufficient power.

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Chad Buenaflor

Chad has been in the tech industry since 2000. He has a degree in Electronics Engineering and is interested in the hardware and software side of technology. Initially working for a Japanese semiconductor company as a Test Engineer for nearly 10 years, he then pursued his passion for internet technology by working for the support team of Time Warner Cable then finally joining TheDroidGuy as one of their troubleshooting and tech writers. On his free time he plays his favorite games on his PC, Xbox Series X, and Android phone.

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