How to share your Internet mobile data on the Samsung Galaxy S7 and S7 Edge (Wi-Fi mobile hotspot tutorial)

How to share your Internet mobile data on the Samsung Galaxy S7 and S7 Edge (Wi-Fi mobile hotspot tutorial)

If you have that brand new Samsung Galaxy S7 or Galaxy S7 Edge, chances are that you've gotten it on a new plan with a plentiful mobile data allowance. And if you have friends or co-workers that are in the habit of watching a ton of online video, or if they just want to show you something fun or useful online, you might be in a situation, where they don't have data and you can help them out by sharing your Internet to their devices via a mobile hotspot.

So how do you do it, how do you share your mobile Internet from the Galaxy S7 / S7 Edge to another device?

While this is quite the challenge on iPhones (here's how to set-up mobile hotspot on iPhone), it's much easier to do it on Android and the new Galaxy family in particular. You just have to follow a few quick and easy steps and you will be done in no time. Take a look at our complete instructions right below.

Related phones

Galaxy S7 edge
  • Display 5.5" 1440 x 2560 pixels
  • Camera 12 MP / 5 MP front
  • Processor Qualcomm Snapdragon 820, Quad-core, 2200 MHz
  • Storage 32 GB + microSDXC
  • Battery 3600 mAh(36h 3G talk time)
Galaxy S7
  • Display 5.1" 1440 x 2560 pixels
  • Camera 12 MP / 5 MP front
  • Processor Qualcomm Snapdragon 820, Quad-core, 2200 MHz
  • Storage 32 GB + microSDXC
  • Battery 3000 mAh(28h 3G talk time)

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4 Comments

1. tyrionTheWise unregistered

Another method: pull down the notification shade with 2 fingers and click on 'mobile hotspot'.

4. tech2

Posts: 3487; Member since: Oct 26, 2012

But that's too short to write an entire article on.

2. Sriniva1995

Posts: 44; Member since: Nov 06, 2013

Worst article till date (dot)

3. DFranch

Posts: 522; Member since: Apr 20, 2012

Do all carriers even support this? I thought I read Verizon disabled it.

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