How to Use your Windows 10 PC as a Mobile Hotspot?


In the digital world, the internet is essential for everyone. Without the internet, life is boring or better life not possible. You need an internet connection when you work on a PC or laptop. Suppose you connect your Windows 10 PC/Laptop with a wired or Wi-Fi connection and further connect another device using that PC Wi-Fi. It’s possible through the Mobile hotspot feature of windows 10.

When your PC/Laptop is connected to the internet, you can easily connect to another device like a mobile, other PC, or tablet with the Mobile hotspot feature of PC windows 10.

This article will guide you in using your Windows 10 PC as a mobile hotspot.

How to Make Windows 10 PC as a Mobile Hotspot?

Although you can find a few freeware tools that let you enable your Windows 10 PC into a Wi-Fi hotspot, we will use the built-in options only in this post.

To turn on the Wi-Fi hotspot feature on your Windows 10 computer or laptop, use the following steps:-

Step 1. Open the Setting app.

For that, press and hold the Windows key and then hit the I key on the keyboard.

Step 2. After that, select the “Network & Internet” category.

Step 3. Under the “Network & Internet,” select the “Mobile hotspot” option on the left-hand side.

Step 4. On the right-hand side, turn On the toggle switch “Share my Internet connection with other devices.”

That’s it. Your Windows 10 machine will now start broadcasting the SSID. Turn on the Wi-Fi on your smartphone or any other device, and you can connect to the internet using the credentials.

Step 5. If you want something other than the default network name and password, click the Edit button.

Step 6. The “Edit network info” small window will open.

Step 7. Here, change the network name and password other people will use for your shared connection.

Step 8. Click the Save button.

Note: Network password should have at least eight characters.

On the Mobile Hotspot page, you can turn On the “Power saving,” so when no devices are connected to your computer, Windows 10 will automatically turn off the mobile hotspot to save power.

That’s it for this article.

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