How to Use the Mobile Hotspot and Wi-Fi Sharing on Galaxy S20, S10, Note 20, 10

Mobile Hotspot Samsung Galaxy S10

How to configure and use the Mobile Hotspot feature on Samsung Galaxy S10/S10+/S10e/Note 20, Note 10 on Android 10 Q and Android 9 Pie and make your mobile phone act as a wireless router for sharing the Internet.

As every other Android device Galaxy S20, S10 as well as Note series have a built-in Mobile Hotspot feature that allows you to use your phone as a Wi-Fi router and share your cellular Internet connection (mobile data) to any device around you.

In such a way you can provide Internet to your laptop, desktop with a wireless adapter or any mobile gadget such as iPhone, iPad or another Android device. This can turn out to be extremely cool when your ISP is down or you are somewhere in the wilderness.

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Wi-Fi: Enabled, Bridged. Can’t Modify Network Connection Settings on Windows 10

Wi-Fi Enabled Bridged

Wi-Fi: Enabled, Bridged – What Does It Mean?

If you have a wireless network card in your computer (laptops always have one) and you open the Network connections (press Win+R, type ncpa.cpl and hit Enter), you may see Enabled, Bridged under your Wi-Fi connection. Moreover, you will probably see Not connected in front of IPv4 and IPv6 protocols if you double-click it:

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What is a Network Security Key and How to Find It

What is Wireless Network Security Key

On this page I will explain:

What is Network Security Key?

Wireless Network Security Key (also known as Wi-Fi Password, Wireless Passphrase) is a secret symbols combination that acts as a password when a client device (computer, tablet, phone) connects to a wireless network. It is the most important credential in wireless networking.

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Wi-Fi Network Link Speed Is 150 Mbps Instead of 300 Mbps (or 72 instead of 150)

72 Mbps Wi-Fi Link speed

The Question – How to Make a Wi-Fi Module Work in Full Duplex?

I use 300 Mbps Wi-Fi adapter on my Windows 10 PC but in connection properties it shows only 150 Mbps instead of 300 Mbps link speed. I also have another Wireless USB adapter. There is a “High-gain 150 Mbps” label on it. But when I connect it and install all necessary drivers the connection speed is 72 Mbps.

I also have several Android devices. They show the same low link speed in a wireless network properties – 72 Mbps. Why do I always have only half claimed speed? How can I speed up my Wi-Fi connection? I have a rather modern TP-Link Archer wireless router. 

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