1. AC Question's Avatar
    I have a Samsung s5 Sport phone. I updated it a few days ago, and ever since then I've had a problem with the Hotspot. Everytime I turn the Hotspot on, the phone keeps trying to turn on the Wifi. I'll get the warning that "turning on Wifi connector will turn off Hotspot" and have to hit cancel. This usually happens after I turn the Hotspot on and let the phone alone for a bit.

    My best guess is that the recent update has something to do with it, because it never did this before the update was put on my phone. It's a minor thing, but it's very annoying, especially if I accidentally turn off the hotspot while using it to load important things (like laptop updates). Any ideas how to get this to stop?
    06-25-2015 03:19 PM
  2. Rukbat's Avatar
    My best guess is that the recent update has something to do with it, because it never did this before the update was put on my phone. It's a minor thing, but it's very annoying, especially if I accidentally turn off the hotspot while using it to load important things (like laptop updates). Any ideas how to get this to stop?
    I'm guessing you're right about it being a bug in the update. The only way to get it to stop is for Samsung to fix it in the next update.
    06-25-2015 06:12 PM
  3. B. Diddy's Avatar
    Welcome to Android Central! I don't have an S5, so I don't know if this is a typical Samsung thing, but what is "Wi-fi Connector"? It almost sounds like some kind of facilitating app--do you have any 3rd party apps installed that control wi-fi?
    06-25-2015 06:24 PM
  4. Matt Rankin's Avatar
    I have a Sprint Note 4 that just got OTA update (N910PVPU3BOF5) this month and my Hotspot is also giving me the same warning. I have everything unchecked in Connections optimizer, Always allow scanning, and Smart network switch. I have heard other apps like Wifi Analyzer can possible turn wifi on so I uninstalled any wifi related app. I have even resorted to watching logcat to see what might been turning wifi back on every few minutes to cause the "Attention Turning on Wi-Fi will disable Hotspot" Alert Dialog. If I figure out a fix I will post it back here!
    07-22-2015 05:40 PM
  5. Matt Rankin's Avatar
    I received the 5.1.1 OTA update (N910PVPU4COG5) and the wifi tethering warning still persists.
    08-03-2015 06:30 PM
  6. MsCee222's Avatar
    I have the same phone with the same problem and it's really ticking me off. I miss my Active... AND AT&T, actually.
    11-08-2015 01:36 PM

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