If you do not have a data plan with your carrier on the phone or you are running out of the monthly data, and you have family or friends nearly, you may wonder whether it is possible to share their internet connection. There are different ways you can share internet connection on Samsung galaxy phones with other mobile phone users or another Samsung device. For example, you can refer to this tutorial to set up Samsung mobile as wi-fi Hotspot, so other mobile phone users can connect to your phone through and use your mobile data to access the internet. If you happen to own a Samsung Galaxy Prime, check out this guide to set up WiFi hotspot on Samsung Galaxy Grand Prime phone. Except hotspot internet share, you can also enable Bluetooth internet share on Samsung mobile phone. Bluetooth can not only be used to send and receive files between mobile phones, but also share internet via Bluetooth. If you like to try this alternative, just follow steps below.
Enable Bluetooth Tethering on Samsung phones
First of all, you need to connect your Samsung mobile phone to Wi-Fi or connect to internet via mobile data (also known as cellular data). Then go to Settings >> Wireless and Networks >> Tethering and Mobile Hotspot.
You will then see different tethering and mobile hotspot options, including portable Wi-Fi hotspot, USB tethering, Bluetooth tethering.
Touch Bluetooth tethering to enable internet share via Bluetooth on Samsung Galaxy mobile phone.
Share Internet Connection via Bluetooth Tethering
On the other mobile phone which you like to share internet through Bluetooth with, like a Samsung, HTC, LG, Lenovo, ZTE, Huawei, Xiaomi, Nexus, Motorola, Sony or else, you need to enable Bluetooth on the phone and then pair the two phones together through Bluetooth. It is just like you connect or pair two cell phones via Bluetooth for file transfer. When the two mobile phones are connected through Bluetooth tethering, you can use both of them to access the internet using only the mobile data or cellular data on just one mobile phone.
Now you know how to share internet connection on Samsung mobile phone and share internet connection via Bluetooth tethering on Android phones. Please note that you will turn on Bluetooth automatically when you activate Bluetooth tethering on Samsung phone. However when you turn off Bluetooth internet tethering and share on the phone, Bluetooth will not be disabled automatically. If you like to cut the connection via Bluetooth tethering and stop sharing your internet connection with other mobile phone users, you can simply disable Bluetooth, this will also cut of the Bluetooth tethering.