How to Turn on Mobile Hotspot on the Galaxy S20 Series

You don’t have a wifi connection at your place or for some odd reasons it went down. And you need wifi immediately for some important work. In this case, mobile hotspot works like charm, just turn on the mobile hotspot and start using the internet. But you are having trouble while configuring and managing it. Follow the simple tutorial to learn how to configure, manage or turn on the mobile hotspot on the Galaxy S20 series.

Samsung Galaxy S20 series is the latest premium and flagship smartphone from Samsung. Samsung unveiled the Galaxy S20 series i.e., Galaxy S20, S20 Plus and S20 Ultra as its latest flagship family at the Galaxy Unpacked 2020 event in San Francisco, California. The Galaxy S20 series ships with Qualcomm’s latest Snapdragon 865 chipset, which features more powerful image processing, a new fifth-generation AI Engine, better power efficiency, basically everything you could ask for in a mobile processor.

Mobile Hotspot on the Galaxy S20 Series

Disclaimer

Mobile Hotspot uses your mobile data. This means that you can incur a huge data bill if your subscription is limited and expensive.

Turn ON Mobile Hotspot on the Galaxy S20 Series

It is not very complex or tough to do so, just follow the simple steps to turn on Mobile Hotspot on the Galaxy S20 Series:

 

  • Open Settings.
  • Tap Connections.
  • Enable Mobile Hotspot and Tethering.

Manage and Configure Mobile Hotspot on the Galaxy S20 Series

Configure Mobile Hotspot on the Galaxy S20 Series

Follow the steps below to configure mobile hotspot:

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  • Open Settings.
  • Tap Connections.
  • Enable Mobile Hotspot and Tethering.
  • Tap Mobile Hotspot.
  • Tap More options (three dots at the upper right).
  • Tap Configure Mobile Hotspot.
  • Change the Network name.
  • Tap on Hide my device (if you want that). By hiding your device, you’ll have to manually enter the network details on the device you’re trying to connect to your Mobile Hotspot. Otherwise, just skip this.
  • Select the Security type.
  • Create a password.
  • Afterward, hit SAVE.

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 the battery from draining faster. To allow mobile hotspot to turn off automatically in case you forget it, follow these steps:

 

  • Open the Settings app.
  • Tap Mobile Hotspot and Tethering.
  • Turn on Mobile Hotspot.
  • Tap More settings icon at the upper right (three-dots).
  • Tap Timeout settings.
  • Select the timeout setting you want.

Do you own a Galaxy Device, or any Android device and need these types of simple tutorials? Then stay tunned to GetDroidTips’ Android Tips & Tricks column because many simple tutorials for Galaxy are coming soon.

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