A detailed step by step guide to enable USB Tethering and Wireless Hotspot Tethering on Samsung Galaxy Note 8. No root needed! The Galaxy Note 8 is the latest and the greatest from Samsung yet. The phone is an absolute beast and boy does it look good! The edge to edge Super AMOLED Infinity Display looks absolutely stunning. The phone comes with a 6.3-inch display with a screen resolution of 1440 x 2960, which works out to a whopping 521 ppi pixel density. The phone is powered by Exynos 8895 or Qualcomm Snapdragon 835, depending on where you buy the phone. The phone comes with 6 GB of RAM and up to 256 GB of internal storage. There is also a microSD card slot, which is always nice to have. In the camera department, there is a 12 MP Dual Camera at the back and an 8 MP front facing camera for selfies.
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Due to reasons unknown (to me!), Samsung chooses to disable the USB Tethering and Wireless Hotspot Tethering on Galaxy Note 8. This may not be the case of all the countries or variants. But, the issue exists. In this article, we will tell you how to enable USB Tethering and Wireless Hotspot Tethering on Galaxy Note 8.
You do not need root for this mod, enjoy! 🙂
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Steps to enable USB Tethering and Wireless Hotspot Tethering on Galaxy Note 8
Follow the below steps carefully:
Step 1. Enable developer options: Go to Settings > About phone > Repeatedly tap “Build number” until developer access is granted.
Step 2. Install and setup ADB drivers on your PC. Follow the below guide:
Step 3. Enable USB Debugging: Go to Settings > Developer options > Tap on ‘USB debugging’ to enable the same.
Step 4. Connect your phone to your PC via USB cable.
Step 5. Get into ADB Shell: Open a Command Prompt [Windows key + R, then type "cmd” in the box and press enter)
Step 6. Run the below command in the command prompt:
Step 7. Enable the bypass: This is a two steps process. Follow carefully.
1. Disable the DUN requirement: Execute the below command in command prompt.
settings put global tether_dun_required 0
2. Overwrite the DUN APN: Execute the below command in command prompt. Make sure you copy the entire command, it’s a pretty lengthy one! [Tip: Scroll and select it completely]
settings put global tether_dun_apn "APNDUN,n.ispsn,,,,,,,,,310,120,,default,mms,dun"
Step 8. Turn off Mobile data.
Step 9. Turn on Hotspot.
Step 10. Turn on Mobile data. IMPORTANT: Read the next section below!
How to use Tethering after applying this MOD
Every time that you want to use the hotspot, you need to do the following:
1. Turn Mobile Data Off
2. Turn Hotspot On
3. Turn Mobile Data On
When you disconnect your hotspot you need to do the following:
1. Turn Hotspot Off
2. Turn Mobile Data Off
3. Turn Mobile Data On