Smartphones are nothing without internet connection. This is something that everyone agrees to. The only thing that makes a mobile phone smart is connectivity. Without internet connection, a smartphone is a normal device, able of only making phone calls and sending text messages.
Not only smartphones can use mobile data but they can even transfer, share it to other devices. All Android devices have the ability of sharing mobile data to other devices, called WiFi Tethering. There are many occasions when you had to use your computer or tablet but had no internet access.
The only solution is to share the data from the phone to the computer as WiFi signal. Both the Samsung Galaxy S6 and Galaxy S6 edge have the ability of WiFi Tethering. If you do not have internet on your computer, you could simply enable WiFi Tethering and share the mobile data.
However, carriers often block this option and you cannot share the mobile data. Mobile companies do this to increase their earnings. Even though users pay for they plan, carriers do not allow sharing data with other devices. This can happen with AT&T, T-Mobile, Sprint and Verizon.
Luckily, there is a simple way of enabling WiFi Tethering on the Samsung Galaxy S6, Samsung Galaxy S6 edge and even Samsung Galaxy Note 4 if the carrier has blocked it. And the best thing is that you do not need root access. This method will work on unrooted devices.
Note: This might not work on all devices, depending on what firmware you are running.
- Go to the dialer and enter the following number: ##3282#
- Tap on Edit and enter the MSL code. You can get this code by calling your carrier. Otherwise, there are a few tools that you can use to get the MSL code like “MSL Utility”.
- Change the APN Type of both APN2 EHRPD internet and APN2 LTE internet from default,mms to default,mms,dun.
- Save and exit.
Now reboot your phone and you will be able to enable WiFi and USB Tethering on your Samsung Galaxy S6, Galaxy S6 edge and even Galaxy Note 4.