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  1. klbcec

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    I use my S6 as a hotspot all the time. From my nexus 5 i could just pull down from the top and turn the hotspot on and off. For the Galaxy, it is several clicks thru menus.

    Any know of a short cut or a reliable app for this?
     

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    I just put the hotspot icon on one of my home screens
     
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    How did you do that?
     
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    Pull down from the top......press the little pencil...press the mobile hotspot and move it to the top.
     
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    I don't see a little pencil. I can't figure out a way to move the hotspot icon to my home screen.
     
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    I forgot there is a mobile hotspot app in the app drawer. Just long press it and move it to one of your home screens.

    OR.....there is a quick menu icon that you can select and move to one of the few that show at the top of your screen when you pull down from the top. (That's what I was referring to in my first answer....but the app/icon in the app draw is probably more convenient for you if you use it all the time).
     
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    Yup, I did have it at the top of my quick settings but had not realized there was an icon for it in the app drawer. I guess I missed it when looking through there.

    Those folders hide things well. Lol
     

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