Connectivity

Using your phone as Wi-Fi hotspot

When you use your phone as a Wi-Fi hotspot, you can share your phone's internet connection with other devices via Wi-Fi. To use your phone as a Wi-Fi hotspot, you need to set up your phone for internet.

Slide your finger downwards starting from the top of the screen.
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Slide your finger downwards starting from the top of the screen.

Press the settings icon.
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Press the settings icon.

Press Connections.
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Press Connections.

Press Mobile hotspot and tethering.
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Press Mobile hotspot and tethering.

Press Mobile hotspot.
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Press Mobile hotspot.

Press the menu icon.
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Press the menu icon.

Press Configure Mobile hotspot.
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Press Configure Mobile hotspot.

Press the field below
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Press the field below "Network name" and key in the required name.

Press the drop down list below
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Press the drop down list below "Security".

Press WPA2 PSK to password protect your Wi-Fi hotspot.
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Press WPA2 PSK to password protect your Wi-Fi hotspot.

The password prevents others from accessing your Wi-Fi hotspot without your approval.
Press the field below
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Press the field below "Password" and key in the required password.

Press SAVE.
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Press SAVE.

Press the indicator to turn on the function.
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Press the indicator to turn on the function.

If Wi-Fi is turned on, press OK.
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If Wi-Fi is turned on, press OK.

Press the Home key to return to the home screen.
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Press the Home key to return to the home screen.

Samsung Galaxy S6
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Turn on Wi-Fi on the other device.

Samsung Galaxy S6
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Find the list of available Wi-Fi networks and select your own Wi-Fi hotspot.

Samsung Galaxy S6
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Key in the password for your Wi-Fi hotspot and establish the connection.

Samsung Galaxy S6
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When the connection is established, you can access the internet from the other device.

Specifications

Dimensions and weight

Dimensions 143.4 x 70.5 x 6.8
Weight 138 g

SIM

SIM type Nano SIM

Memory

Storage 32 GB
Memory card slot No

Screen and keys

Touchscreen Yes
Screen size 5.1 inches
Resolution 1440 x 2560 pixels
Colour screen 16 million colours
Physical keypad No

Network

2G network Yes
3G network Yes
4G network Yes

Connectivity

Bluetooth Yes
Wi-Fi Yes
NFC Yes
USB data cable Included
GPS Yes

Picture, video and sound

Camera 16 MP
Video recorder Yes
Flash Yes
Music player Yes
FM radio No

Operating system

Operating system Android 7.0 (Nougat)

Communication

Voice calls Yes
Video calls No
SMS Yes
MMS Yes
Email POP3/IMAP/Exchange
Internet Yes

Tethering

USB Yes
Wi-Fi hotspot Yes