Samsung Galaxy J8

Samsung Galaxy J8

How to share internet on an Samsung Galaxy J8

There are situations in which we do not have a WiFi connection, either because we are away from home or outside work or because there is a network problem or we are in a second residence and we need to connect from a computer / laptop, a tablet or a television to watch our favorite series or movies using the internet connection of our Samsung Galaxy J8.

Fortunately if you have a SIM card with data rate on your Samsung Galaxy J8 you can share WiFi and surf the internet from another device by following the steps below:

1- First step:
First of all check that you have 3G / 4G / 5G mobile connectivity activated on your Samsung Galaxy J8.

2- Second step:
On your Samsung Galaxy J8 go to the device settings, it is the gear wheel icon that you will find on the home screen. Android settings icon

3- Third step:
Click on "Wireless and networks" or "Connections" and then click on "More".

4- Fourth step:
Click on "Tethering and portable hotspot".

5- Fifth step:
Activate the portable Wi-Fi hotspot in your Samsung and then click on "Set up Wi-Fi hotspot", you will be able to indicate a name for the Wi-Fi network, choose the type of security, we recommend "WPA2 PSK" and write the password that you want to put to this Wi-Fi network, you can invent any password, but we recommend that it be a password safe to prevent unauthorized third parties from using this Wi-Fi network and consuming your data or putting you in danger.

6- Sixth step:
Click on "Save" and you can search and configure this portable Wi-Fi network to share the internet connection from your Samsung Galaxy J8 on another device.

Video instructions

The Samsung Galaxy J8 have the following network connectivity to be able to share the internet: GSM / HSPA / LTE

2G connectivity: GSM 850 / 900 / 1800 / 1900 - SIM 1 & SIM 2

3G connectivity: HSDPA 850 / 900 / 1700(AWS) / 1900 / 2100

4G connectivity: LTE band 1(2100), 2(1900), 3(1800), 4(1700/2100), 5(850), 7(2600), 8(900), 12(700), 17(700), 20(800), 28(700), 38(2600), 40(2300), 41(2500), 66(1700/2100) - J810Y/DS

Network speed: HSPA 42.2/5.76 Mbps, LTE-A (2CA) Cat6 300/50 Mbps

WLAN: Wi-Fi 802.11 b/g/n, Wi-Fi Direct, hotspot

Bluetooth: 4.2, A2DP, LE

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