Samsung Galaxy S5 Active
There are situations in which we do not have a Wi-Fi 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 S5 Active.
Fortunately if you have a SIM card with data rate on your Samsung Galaxy S5 Active you can share Wi-Fi and surf the internet from another device by following the steps below:
Estimated time: 10 minutes.
1- First step:
First of all check that you have 3G / 4G / 5G mobile connectivity activated on your Samsung Galaxy S5 Active. To do this, with the Samsung Galaxy S5 Active unlocked, you can slide your finger from the top of the screen down, the shortcuts to device settings will be displayed. The antenna symbol must be blue, if not, press to activate it.
2- Second step:
On your Samsung Galaxy S5 Active go to the device settings, it is the gear wheel icon that you will find on the home screen or in the phone menu, you can access the main menu by dragging your finger from the bottom to the top of the screen.
3- Third step:
From the Samsung Galaxy S5 Active settings, find the “Connections” or “Wireless and networks” section and press to continue. It may also appear as “Network and Internet”.
4- Fourth step:
Click on “Mobile Hotspot and Tethering” it may also appear as “Tethering and Wi-Fi hotspot” or “Wi-Fi hotspot / Connection sharing” depending on the version of the Samsung Galaxy S5 Active operating system.
5- Fifth step:
Click on “Mobile Hotspot” to continue with the configuration of the Internet connection sharing via Wi-Fi on your Samsung. If you want to share the connection via Bluetooth, click on “Bluetooth tethering”.
6- Sixth step:
Activate the portable Wi-Fi zone on your Samsung Galaxy S5 Active and use the name and password that is provided, you can modify the name of the network and the password by clicking on each of these data. You can now search and configure this portable Wi-Fi network to use the internet connection on another device.
The Samsung Galaxy S5 Active have the following network connectivity to be able to share the internet: GSM / HSPA / LTE
2G connectivity: GSM 850 / 900 / 1800 / 1900 - all versions
3G connectivity: HSDPA 850 / 1900 / 2100 - AT&T| Bell
4G connectivity: LTE band 1(2100)| 2(1900)| 3(1800)| 4(1700/2100)| 5(850)| 7(2600)| 17(700) - AT&T
Network speed: HSPA 42.2/11.5 Mbps LTE Cat4 150/50 Mbps
WLAN: Wi-Fi 802.11 a/b/g/n/ac| dual-band| Wi-Fi Direct| hotspot
Bluetooth: 4.0| A2DP| EDR| LE| aptX