1. Android Central Question's Avatar
    I've turned on Wi-Fi Direct to view my phone's screen on my TV. How do I switch back Wi-Fi Direct to Off ?

    The On/Off switch just disappeared, and there is only a message :
    Your phone (Galaxy S9+) is currently visible to nearby devices.

    Thank you.
    06-16-2019 04:28 AM
  2. methodman89's Avatar
    I've turned on Wi-Fi Direct to view my phone's screen on my TV. How do I switch back Wi-Fi Direct to Off ?

    The On/Off switch just disappeared, and there is only a message :
    Your phone (Galaxy S9+) is currently visible to nearby devices.

    Thank you.
    Go to Settings, Connections, WiFi, Tap WiFi Direct.
    06-16-2019 04:43 AM
  3. Alfa Luso's Avatar
    On Samsung Galaxy A51 (new) there's NO TURNING OFF the Wi-Fi Direct.
    Just the warning that the device "is currently visible to nearby devices"; as I just "see" my neighbour's phone and TV, the same happens to him.... meaning this is abnormally UNSAFE.
    How can I turn it off without turning off the regular Wi-Fi ?
    04-07-2020 10:18 AM
  4. mustang7757's Avatar
    Go into settings>in search bar on top type WiFi direct tap on it and clear Data,cache force stop it
    04-07-2020 10:34 AM
  5. me just saying's Avatar
    On Samsung Galaxy A51 (new) there's NO TURNING OFF the Wi-Fi Direct.
    Just the warning that the device "is currently visible to nearby devices"; as I just "see" my neighbour's phone and TV, the same happens to him.... meaning this is abnormally UNSAFE.
    How can I turn it off without turning off the regular Wi-Fi ?
    just because you can see them, don't mean you can access them. have you checked your home wifi router settings lately. you can see all sorts of devices from your neighbor including printers, streaming devices, networks and more. IMO, as long as you have the proper security setup on your phone, keep it updated, and don't do anything stupid, then you should be okay.
    04-07-2020 11:42 AM

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