How to use your Galaxy S5 as a Wi-Fi hotspot

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Some of us are constantly on the move but at the same time we need to work on documents, send urgent files and much more. In cases like these, being able to connect to internet becomes crucial and if you have a Galaxy S5 and your mobile service provider enables tethering, you will be happy to know that you can use your smartphone as a Wi-Fi spot. You can even share your 4G LTE connection with others and turn your mobile into a modem. This is possible thanks to data tethering, a function that allows you to use your smartphone as a modem for other devices. This means that no matter where you are and even if there is no Wi-Fi connection available, you can enjoy internet access. The Samsung Galaxy S5 is one of the most popular smartphones in the market and following some simple steps you can take advantage of some of the best features that mobile devices can offer. This is how you can turn a Galaxy S5 into your personal Wi-Fi spot.

  1. Open the Settings app or tap the gear icon located on the top right of notifications.
  2. Select Network Connections and tap Tethering and Wi-Fi Hotspot.
  3. Choose Mobile Hotspot
  4. At the top of the page, you will find the option to enable Mobile Hotspot
  5. To activate the LTE connection to share it with other devices, turn off Wi-Fi connection by tapping Ok.

These steps will turn your S5 into an active hotspot through which you can connect to internet using your laptop or other device

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