Create a Mobile Hotspot on a Samsung Galaxy S8
Edited by Jay, Visihow Admin
The Samsung Galaxy S8 is a terrific phone with a stylish design, killer display, and loads of fun and useful options. In addition to the typical functions of any modern smartphone, as well as the advanced features, the Galaxy S8 makes setting up a mobile hotspot a breeze.
Creating a mobile hotspot and sharing the internet wirelessly with other devices can come in handy in numerous situations or scenarios. Although more and more public and private establishments are offering free WiFi, often, the connections can be laggy or slow, especially if there are a lot of people connected simultaneously. If you need to work on a laptop or share the internet with friends and family, for instance, enabling an already created mobile hotspot is the way to go.
In the following article, we'll go through all the necessary steps for setting up a hotspot on a Samsung Galaxy S8, running the Nougat OS.
**Please Note** Not all mobile carriers allow their users to create mobile hotspots. If you find that this option isn't available on your device, contact your service provider for additional assistance.
Remember, when you share your internet, it will be deducted from your data allowance. If your monthly data is limited, pay particular attention when sharing your internet with others.
Setup Mobile Hotspot
The first thing you need to do is disable WiFi (if it's enabled) and turn Mobile data.
Connect to Mobile Hotspot with a Windows PC
Connect to Mobile Hotspot with an Android Device (Oreo)
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