How To Use Mobile Hotspot as a Wireless Router on Galaxy S10, S10E, and S10+

Smartphones have some handy features that make our lives better. Among them, there is the so-called mobile hotspot which allows us to share our phone’s Internet connection, via WiFi, to other WiFi-compatible devices. In this post, we’ll present you the steps you need to take to set up and use mobile hotspot as a wireless router on Galaxy S10, S10E, and S10+.

Before proceeding, you should keep in mind that, unless you have an unlimited data plan from your carrier, you must keep an eye on mobile data consumption when sharing your Internet connection with other devices via mobile hotspot.

How To Use Mobile Hotspot as a Wireless Router on Galaxy S10, S10E, and S10+

Turn on mobile hotspot on Galaxy S10 devices

It’s not difficult to enable mobile hotspot on your Samsung Galaxy S10 smartphone. Follow the next steps to turn on mobile hotspot:

  • On home screen swipe down or app to access the applications screen
  • Go to Settings -> Connections -> Mobile Hotspot and Tethering
  • Enable mobile hotspot by turning the switch to the right

You can now enjoy using mobile hotspot on Galaxy S10, S10E, and S10+

How to set up mobile hotspot

Setting up your Samsung Galaxy S10 smartphone’s mobile hotspot is also as easy as turning on the function. Follow the steps presented below to set it up:

  • Go to Settings -> Connections -> Mobile Hotspot and Tethering
  • Turn on the mobile hotspot
  • If you’re currently using WiFi, turned it off
  • Tap on Mobile Hotspot and then on the More Settings, the three dots in the up-right corner
  • Go to Configure Mobile Hotspot
  • Fill in Network name, Security, Password, and so on, and click on Save once you have finished

You can check if the mobile hotspot is running by looking for its icon in the notifications bar.

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Set the mobile hotspot to turn off automatically

Sometimes, especially when you usually forget your Internet connection open, it would be smart to set the mobile hotspot to turn off automatically. To do that, you have to access the Timeout settings in the Mobile Hotspot menu. Here’s how to do it:

  • On home screen swipe down or app to access the applications screen
  • Go to Settings -> Connections -> Mobile Hotspot and Tethering
  • Enable the mobile hotspot on Galaxy S10, S10E, and S10+
  • Access the More Settings menu by tapping on the three dots in the upper right corner of the screen
  • Go to Timeout Settings
  • Set up after which period the mobile hotspot should automatically turn off

In short, the before-mentioned steps are everything you need to know about how to use mobile hotspot as a wireless router on Galaxy S10, S10E, and S10+.

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