Samsung Galaxy S7 WiFi Hot Spot No connection with PC – Solved

The Samsung Galaxy S7 has the great function to work as a mobile Wi-Fi Hot Spot to if you have the option activated in the settings. So you can use the data connection of your mobile phone with your PC or laptop on your Samsung Galaxy S7.

If you now have problems to connect your computer or laptop using the hot Spot of your Samsung Galaxy S7, then please use the following tip on how to solve the problem.

In general, the following error message appears when you want to access the Wi-Fi hotspot on the PC, for example, with Windows 10.

  • Windows 10 can’t connect to this network - No connection to this network possible

In order to connect to the Wi-Fi Hot Spot, you need to reconfigure the following settings:

Open on the Samsung Galaxy S7 the menu and then the Settings. Navigate to "Mobile Hotspot" and then tap the next menu in the upper right on "More". Now select „Configure Mobile Hotspot".

Change the network name of "Android AP" in for example "test". Security should be based on "WPA2 PSK". Select here a new password. Tap "Save". Now look on your laptop for the renamed Android Access Point.

Tap on this and then enter the previously selected password. Your PC or laptop should now be able to connect to the Wi-Fi Hot Spot of your Samsung Galaxy S7 within seconds.

Happy surfing with the mobile data connection of the Samsung Galaxy S7!



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Comments (2)

  1. Lpa

Unable to connect hotspot wifi from win 10 laptop after s7 edge update.. sigh

 
  1. Carly

Hi, <br />Just upgraded for 6.0 to 6.0.1 Samsung S7. <br />I use me wifi hotstop everyday.<br />But this has now stopped working after the upgrade. <br />Running Win10 I can see all active wifi do not have the test/phone name come up in the list...

Hi, <br />Just upgraded for 6.0 to 6.0.1 Samsung S7. <br />I use me wifi hotstop everyday.<br />But this has now stopped working after the upgrade. <br />Running Win10 I can see all active wifi do not have the test/phone name come up in the list of AP to access<br /><br />It still work using the usb cable.

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