Today I am going to teach you the way to turn your Windows 10 PC into a Wi-Fi hotspot. Confused? Well, you have heard it right. Using a simple procedure, you can turn our Windows 10 PC as a Wi-Fi hotspot and connect more wireless devices to it. Let’s find out how.
An easy way to turn your PC into WiFi hotspot is by using applications like Connectify Hotspot or any other virtual router. Using Connectify Hotspot is the easiest way to turn your windows PC into a WiFi Hotspot.
If you are on a plane where you can connect internet only to your laptop, you can use Connectify Hotspot to get internet access on your mobile or other portable devices.
Even if you don’t have Connectify Hotspot app, you can turn your Windows 10 PC into a WiFi hotspot as the feature is inbuilt in Windows 10 anniversary update. Go ahead and read the step by step procedures for turning your Windows 10 PC into a WiFi hotspot.
How To Turn Your Windows 10 PC Into a Wi-Fi Hotspot?
In windows 10-anniversary update there is a single switch to turn your PC into a WiFi hotspot. You can share internet connection from your PC wirelessly.
First open Windows 10 Settings by pressing Windows + I. On the settings page, click “Network and Internet” option.
A new window will open up. On that click “Mobile Hotspot” (appears on the Left-side menu).
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Mobile hotspot settings will open up. Now, turn on “Share my Internet connection with other devices”. You can find the default Network Name and Network Password in the same (If you want to edit the password, you can do by clicking on the edit option below Network Password).
In the edit window, you can rename your Hotspot name and set a new password. Once you have done that, click the save button.
That’s it. Now you have successfully finished turning your Windows 10 PC into a WiFi hotspot. If you encounter any issues while following this tutorial do let me know via comments.