How to Create a Hotspot in Windows 10

How to Create a Hotspot in Windows 10 without Software

Step by step user manual for How to Create a Hotspot in Windows 10 without using third party hotspot software such as Connectify, mypublicwifi, and more.

How to Create a Hotspot in Windows 10 without Software

Every one needs WiFi today to keep connected with family and friends and other work as well. You may not aware but your Windows PC can be turned into a mobile WiFi hotspot to share wired internet connection. Microsoft Windows 8.1 and Windows 10 can use as a WiFi hotspot. Within a few steps, you can enable hotspot in windows 10 as to share your Laptop WiFi with mobile and other devices.

To create a hotspot in windows 10 computer should be a WLAN adapter to set up a mobile hotspot. To Create a Mobile hotspot in a Windows computer without a WiFi adapter can use a USB WLAN adapter. If your Windows 10 Mobile hotspot not working make sure the Laptop or computer has a working WiFi WLAN adapter.

Microsoft Windows 10 operating system having many advance feature which can use a Windows 10 as a WiFi hotspot router. This post will guide step by step how to create a hotspot in windows 10 to share a single internet connection without a WiFi router.


Enable Hotspot Network in Windows PC

To turn your Windows 10 or Windows 8.1 PC should have a WLAN adapter. Windows 10 PC can use a WiFi hotspot if its support WiFi or Can use an External USB WLAN adapter.

To Enable Hotspot in Windows 10 Follow the steps.

Go to Windows Start ICON and Click on the Settings gear as shown below image.

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Windows Settings will open.

Go to Network & Internet option.

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Go to the Mobile Hotspot option from the left side menu.

On the hotspot button as shown below image.

Note: if the mobile hotspot in windows 10 not working please check WiFi adapter enabled and working.

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Configure Mobile Hotspot WiFi name and Password

Change the Default Windows Mobile Hotspot WiFi Name and password with your own wifi name.

 Share my internet connection with other devices – ON (drag button to on hotspot)

Share my internet connection from – WiFi (select the Ethernet from you want to share WiFi if internet connect to LAN select the Ethernet)

Change Mobile Hotspot Name and Password

Click the Edit button.

Edit Network Info

Network Name- Type WiFi name for Windows 10 Hotspot in this box.

Network password – Set password in this box.

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Click the Save button to apply settings.

Connect Windows 10 Mobile Hotspot from Mobile

Once your PC setup hotspot now go to mobile WiFi and scan.

Find the WiFi name you have set in Windows 10 Mobile Hotspot.

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Use the password to connect and enjoy the WiFi from Windows 10.

Final Word

These steps also are used in Windows 8 Mobile hotspot setup. You can use a Mobile hotspot in the office to share wired internet with mobile if Wifi not allows on the mobile device. Windows 10 mobile hotspot set up a smart way to turn your PC into a hotspot router. Configuration required only the first time. Every time you just need to the mobile hotspot in windows 10 from settings or can access quick icon from the right side Action center. Hope you can understand the easy tutorial on How to Create a Hotspot on a Windows 10 laptop and tablet PC without using third-party hotspot software.

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