How to Turn Laptop into WiFi Hotspot (Windows 7/8/10)

Use your Laptop as wifi Hotspot:-

If you are searching for the method of using your Computer/ Laptop as wi-fi hotspot; now you are at right place. There is a Simple method to use your computer/ laptop as wi-fi hotspot without use of any third party software:  I do not prefer the Wifi hotspot software because they may be unsecure.

So let’s start.
1.  Open Control Panel.
2.  Click on Network and Internet.

PC as Hotspot Control Panel

3.  Select Network and Sharing Centre.
4.  Then left side of your computer click on Change adapter setting.

5.   Now there are different network connections; if your pc is connected with broadband, Right click on ‘Ethernet’ and if it is connected with wifi right click on Wifi network connection.

6.   From the list Select Properties and then Click on Sharing and allow other network to connect through this computer’s internet connection; save the setting by just clicking on ok, and for your own security Don’t allow other network user’s to control.

Now here is little typing work on the command prompt:

1. Press “Home” button and “X” together
2. Select the Command Prompt (Admin) and just type:
netsh wlan set hostednetwork mode=allow ssid=“My PC Hotspot” key=“ yourpassword”

You can replace the My PC Hotspot and yourpassword according to your choice but key should be more than eight characters.

3. Press enter, now your new network is created and to make it visible just type:
netsh wlan start hostednetwork

4. You can check again from the Network connections, Your Network is Activated or not.

Now you can connect any wi-fi Device with your PC/Laptop.


Turn hotspot with help of softwares 

1. www.connectify.me
  • Share Internet from 3G and 4G devices
  • Customize your Hotspot’s Name
  • WiFi Repeater and Bridging Mode

  • Connect upto 10 devices simultaneously.
  • Set your own hotspot name without any restrictions.
  • See the details of the connected device.
  • Extends your Wifi range.
  • In-app internet selection.
  • See the network usage.
  • Secures your wireless hotspot with WPA2 PSK password security.
  • Share any type of Internet Connection.
  • Android phones, ipads, PDAs, tablet-pcs and other devices can access internet.
  • Set max. number of devices that can be connected.
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