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How to set up mobile hotspot and tethering with Samsung Galaxy S21 FE 5G

You can use your Samsung Galaxy S21 FE 5G smartphone to convert your mobile network to a Wi-Fi or wired internet connection.

To find out how to do so, you can take a look at this step-by-step tutorial at Seeking Tech.

How to set up your Galaxy S21 FE 5G as mobile hotspot

In order to set up your Samsung Galaxy S21 FE 5G smartphone, you need to take the following steps:

1. First, you need to open the Settings app on your phone.

2. From the first page of the Settings menu, go to Connections Mobile hotspot and tethering > Mobile hotspot.

3. In the “Mobile hotspot” menu, tap Configure.

4. In the new screen, you will be able to configure the following:

  • Network name
  • Security
  • Password
  • Band
  • Advanced

5. Once you are done with the configurations, go back to the “Mobile hotspot” menu and then make sure that this feature is turned on.

6. On the other device you are trying to use with the mobile hotspot feature, turn on the Wi-Fi connection.

7. On the other device, scan and then select the mobile hotspot you created with your Samsung Galaxy S21 FE 5G.

8. Next, you need to enter the password you previously set up for your mobile hotspot.

Alternatively, if the other device is able to scan for QR codes then you can scan the QR image from the screen of you Galaxy S21 FE 5G to easily log into the hotspot.

How to set up your Galaxy S21 FE 5G as mobile hotspot with your Samsung account

In order to set up mobile hotspot with the Galaxy S21 FE 5G by using your Samsung account, you need to do the following:

1. First off, make sure that your Galaxy S21 FE 5G and the other device are signed to the same Samsung account.

2, Next, you need to open the Settings app on the Galaxy S21 FE and then go to Connections > Mobile hotspot and tethering > Mobile hotspot.

3. You then need to make sure the “Auto hotspot” setting is enabled.

4. If the other device doesn’t automatically connect, you should be able to find and manually connect to the hotspot from its Wi-Fi menu.

How to set up your Galaxy S21 FE 5G for tethering

In order to set up your Samsung Galaxy S21 FE 5G as an internet tether, you need to take the following:

1. Before you begin, you need to make sure you have the right cables or adapters to connect the Galaxy S21 FE 5G phone to the other device.

The Samsung Galaxy S21 FE 5G comes with an USB Type-C to USB Type-C cable.

If the other device only has an USB Type-A port, then you will need to get an USB Type-C to USB Type-A cable or adapter. If you are looking for a compatible adapter, then we recommend getting the Basesailor USB C Female to USB Male Adapter on Amazon with this link.

If the other device only has an Ethernet port, then you will need to get USB Type-C Ethernet adapter. If you are looking for a compatible product, then we recommend checking out the UGREEN USB C to Ethernet Adapter on Amazon via this link.

2. On your Samsung Galaxy S21 FE 5G smartphone, open the Settings app.

3. Afterwards, you need to select Connections > Mobile hotspot and tethering.

4. Next, you need to physically connect the Samsung Galaxy S21 FE 5G to the other device.

For an USB connection, connect the USB-C end of the cable to the Galaxy S21 FE 5G and the other end of the cable to either the USB-C port or USB-A port of the other device.

For an Ethernet connection, connect the USB-C end of the Ethernet adapter to the Galaxy S21 FE 5G phone. You then need to connect one end of an Ethernet cable to the Ethernet port of the adapter and the other end to other Ethernet port of the device you are trying to connect to.

5. Next, you need to either select “USB tethering” if you connected the two devices using an USB connection or “Ethernet tethering” if you are connected the two devices using an Ethernet connection.

To see how you can take screenshots and/or use the screen record feature with this phone, you can take a look at this article.