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Turn your Samsung Galaxy S4 into a wifi hotspot to share internet with your laptop wirelessly

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Same issue for unlocked AT&T Samsung G870A (Galaxy S5 Active). (No hotspot functionality)?

The user is my wife and she will not be able to tolerate using the ES File explorer method. Do you know any other methods, apps, or simpler workaround? The new carrier is T-Mobile. Rooting the unit is not an issue if required.

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You have a few options to try:

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    Option 1
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    Download Power Toggle and see if that will fix the hotspot issue. On some carriers and device, this solves the no SIM message.
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  • Download Titanium Backup from Google Play store. You will have to go to Settings and Enable Install from unknown sources.
  • Search for "tether" in the Titanium Backup app.
  • TetheringAutomation and TetheringProvision will appear as options. Back up your device and then uninstall these.
  • Download HotSpot Toggle and put the Widget on your Home Screen.
  • To activate the hotspot tethering, you will tap the widget three times to turn HotSpot on.
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My Galaxy Mega SGH i527 Hotspot problem?

Anytime I tried to turn on my Hotspot, it says invalid SIM and does not connect.

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Try one of the methods posted in the above answers. You may want to try the top answer first and then configure your APN.

My hotspot doesn't work properly?

I'm on MetroPC's but my unlocked AT&T phone's hotspot doesn't work & I'm on 4.4.4 [kitkat] & some friends of mine have AT&T unlocked phones & their hotspot's do work but they're running 5.0, Lollipop. I have tried: I have tried to contact the FCC, AT&T & MetroPCS but it didn't help. I think it was caused by: Software blocked...

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You did not list your device but see if it is compatible to install Lollipop or the newest version of Marshmallow. Search for your device and "Lollipop" or "Marshmallow" on YouTube and you will see many videos on how to do this. If you want to keep your Kitkat version then follow the steps above such as [apn-settings.com/us/metropcs-apn-settings-step-by-step-configuration these for MetroPCS APN. That may resolve your problem.

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I don't know if it will still work on the newly updated software on today's Samsung S4?

Will it work? I'm not quite sure haha x. I don't know if it will still work on the newly updated software on today's Samsung S4? This article looks quite old but I'm not that big a tech expert. I have tried: I don't see it in the settings

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How to type the SSID and choose a name and my WiFi network?

Galaxy S4 mini SGH 1257 AT&T mobile hotspot does work, how to give the SSID name and password, please explain briefly?

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I don't know where to find my WAP name?

Where can I find the name of my device or rather the WAP password

When you press the Hotspot setting under WiFi in Settings it will display the WAP. You would need to Root your phone to get the WAP password. Install Root All Devices from the Google Play Store. Root your phone with the app then go back to the Play Store and install WiFi Password or WiFi Password Recovery which will get the password that is saved.

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