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My Samsung Galaxy S® 4 by Steve Schwartz

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18. Powering Other Devices

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In this chapter, you find out how to use your phone to provide Internet access for other devices and to control external devices. Topics include the following:

Creating a Wi-Fi hotspot with the phone

→ Using a USB cable to tether your phone to a Windows PC

→ Controlling a television set with the WatchON app

→ Using the optional Samsung MHL 2.0 HDTV Adapter to mirror the phone’s screen on an HDTV

If your laptop or desktop computer currently lacks Internet access—when traveling or during a provider outage, for example—you can use your phone as the equivalent of a USB (tethering) or wireless (mobile or portable hotspot ...

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