How to Enable Wi-Fi Hotspot on Samsung Galaxy S8

Have you heard the fact that Samsung has added a new feature known as the Wi-Fi repeater or Extender? Well, this feature gives you the chance you to share your Wi-Fi connection with other devices and even if it is not exactly tethering, it is indeed an extension of the Wi-Fi signal. Therefore, here I am to show you how to enable Wi-Fi Hotspot on your Samsung Galaxy S8.

This feature that I have told you about is ideal if you are connected to a Wi-Fi signal and you wish to share it with another device, but you can’t remember the network password. With Wi-Fi sharing enabled, sharing your signal connection becomes a piece of cake, so I see no reason for not doing that.

And you can also enable Wi-Fi hotspot on the Galaxy S8 with the help of an app called Net Share-no-root-tethering. The app uses Wi-Fi direct to share your phone’s mobile data. And it works flawless, therefore it is up to you to choose the most convenient method:

How to Enable Wi-Fi Hotspot on Samsung Galaxy S8 (method 1):

  1. Go to the Start screen;
  2. Choose Settings;
  3. Then, you need to choose Connections > Mobile hotspot and tethering;
  4. Now, choose Mobile HotSpot;
  5. If the screen with the Enable Wi-Fi sharing option appears, you know what you have to do;
  6. If this screen does not appear, then you must continue to the next step: therefore, shoose the options symbol;
  7. Choose Configure Mobile HotSpot;
  8. Under Network name, enter a name;
  9. Up next, under Security, you must choose a security option;
  10. Under Password, enter a password (note that it must have at least 8 characters);
  11. Select Save;
  12. Enable MOBILE HOTSPOT;
  13. You can Tap OK to learn more about using Mobile Hotspot;
  14. The Samsung Galaxy S8 has now been configured for use as a WiFi hotspot;
  15. At the end, you can just return to the Start screen.

You know that this feature is only available in Galaxy S8 and S8+ Plus at the moment, but maybe the manufacturer will take it in consideration to more of its handsets for the future. There’s nothing known for sure now, yet I will keep an eye on that.

How to Enable Wi-Fi Hotspot on Samsung Galaxy S8 (method 2):

  1. Take the Net Share-no-root-tethering from here;
  2. Up next, feel free to install it into your Samsung Galaxy S8;
  3. Launch the app;
  4. After that, you need to check the Share internet connection option. This will create a Wi-Fi hotspot with a random name and password;
  5. Up to this point, feel free to connect any device to this Wi-Fi hotspot with the help of the password that is displayed to you.

Do you see how simple it can be? Let me know if this worked for you too.

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