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Wi-fi Direct; Hotspot Settings - Samsung Galaxy S4 mini User Manual

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Network notification: Phone alerts you when a new Wi-Fi network is available.
Keep Wi-Fi on during sleep: Specify when to switch from Wi-Fi to mobile data for data
communications, when the phone goes to sleep (when the backlight goes out). This
setting can affect data usage, and the behavior of devices you connect to your phone,
such as when using it as a hotspot.
Auto network switch: Auto switch between Wi-Fi networks and mobile networks.
Wi-Fi timer: Automatically connect or disconnect from a Wi-Fi network, using the Starting
time and Ending times you set.
MAC address: View your phone's MAC address(not configurable).
IP address: View your phone's IP address (not configurable).
WPS push button: Set up a connection to a WPS (Wi-Fi Protected Setup) router or other
WPN PIN entry (not configurable): View the PIN used by your phone to set up a PIN-secured
connection to a Wi-Fi router or other equipment.
Help: Learn about setting up and using Wi-Fi networks, and other settings.

Wi-Fi Direct

Wi-Fi Direct allows devices to connect to each other directly via Wi-Fi, without a Wi-Fi network or hotspot,
and without having to set up the connection. For example, your phone can use Wi-Fi Direct to share
photos, contacts and other content with other Wi-Fi Direct devices.
1. Press
2. Touch Wi-Fi, and then touch the OFF/ON switch beside Wi-Fi to turn Wi-Fi on. Wi-Fi must be on
to configure Wi-Fi Direct settings.
3. Touch Wi-Fi Direct at the bottom of the screen. Your phone automatically scans for nearby Wi-Fi
Direct devices, or you can touch Scan to start scanning.
4. After scanning for devices, select a device, then follow the prompts to complete the connection.
– or –
Touch Multi-connect to create a connection to devices that support multi-connect. Touch Scan
to search for available multi-connect devices, then select the devices and follow the prompts to
complete the connection.

Hotspot Settings

Use your phone as an Internet Access Point (AP) using Hotspot. This allows up to eight other devices to
connect to the AP via a Wi-Fi network—giving the connected devices access to the Internet. For more
information on using your phone as a Hotspot, see
and touch
> Settings > Connections tab.


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