Windows allow you to turn on Wi-Fi hotspot on your PC and allowing your device to connect it. It can easily share your internet connection to connected devices. Thanks to a hidden Virtual Wi-Fi adapter feature and command prompt in windows. We’re here with “how to create Wi-Fi (WiFi) hotspot on your PC” and Access internet connection on your mobile and tablets.
How To Turn Windows 10 PC Into WiFi Hotspot?
Method 1: Using Command Prompt
First of all, you need to check your Wi-Fi Network card providers the ability to turn the Wi-Fi hotspot on your PC. Just follow the simple steps mentioned below.
Step 1: Open the command prompt, you need to search the “CMD” and click the “command prompt”.
Step 2: Now, just type the ‘netsh wlan show drivers’ in Command prompt window and press the enter button.
Step 3: You will see in the output windows – “Hosted network supported: Yes” which means that your PC supported hosted networks.
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Step 4: Now, you need to set the SSID and password to your Wi-Fi hotspot making use of the following commands.
Step 5: To start the hotspot, you need to type the ‘netsh wlan start hostednetwork’ in the command prompt. Now your Hotspot will be initiated.
Note: make sure that you have turned on Wi-Fi on your PC. This will help to transmit the signals.
Step 6: In order to turn on Internet connection sharing on the network adapter that access to the internet, you need to follow the steps below.
Control Panel >> Network and Internet >> Network Connections.
Step 7: Now, go to properties, and turn on the “Allow other network users to connect through this computer’s internet connection” under the sharing tab.
Step 8: If you want to stop or turn off the internet sharing connection (Wi-Fi Hotspot), you have to just enter the “netsh wlan stop hostednetwork.” That’s it. Every time you want to turn on/turn off hotspot, you have gone through the same process.
Method 2: Using Virtual Router
Step 1: First of all, you need to download and install the “Virtual Router” on your PC.
Download from here: Virtual Router
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Step 2: Enter the name of your “Network Name (SSID)” and password, select the “Local Area Connection under shared connection.
Step 3: Now, click on “Start Virtual Router Plus” and your Wi-Fi will be turned on.
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