Disable the Mobile Hotspot on Samsung Galaxy S6 Edge

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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.
    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.
    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.
    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.
    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".
    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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