Disable the Mobile Hotspot on Samsung Galaxy S6 Edge

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Steps

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    In order to turn off, or disable, the hotspot on your Galaxy S6, swipe down from the top of the screen
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    This will open up the notification panel. You will see that you have "Tethering or hotspot active".
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    You can tap on "Tethering or hotspot active"
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    Alternatively, the quickest and the easiest way is to tap the "WiFi" icon
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    A single tap on the "WiFi" icon will bring up a menu informing you that if you turn on WiFi, you will turn off the mobile hotspot.
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    However, let's tap on "CANCEL" right now
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    You will go back to the home screen.
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    Again, swipe down from the top of your phone to open the notification panel
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    Now, tap on "Tethering or hotspot active"
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    Now, you can tap on "Off"
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    Alternatively, let's press the home button to go back to the home screen
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    Tap on the menu button
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    Let's close "Mobile Hotspot" by pressing "x" in the right-hand corner of the screen
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    Go back to the home screen by pressing the home button
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    Swipe down once more from the top of your screen
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    If you don't have "Tethering or hotspot active" icon, you may not want to turn on WiFi and Bluetooth because those will also turn off "Mobile Hotspot".
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    Tap on the "Settings" button
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    Then, scroll down
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    Tap on "Mobile hotspot and tethering"
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    You will see that "Mobile Hotspot" is on.
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    Tap on "Mobile Hotspot"
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    Now, just tap on the green toggle to turn off "Mobile Hotspot"
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    When you've finished, you can choose to which wireless network you want to connect by tapping it
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    If you don't want to connect to WiFi network, just press the home button to go back to the home screen
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