While many of us having4g phones these days, it is quite a good idea sometimes to share your existing internet on your laptop or pc by creating a WiFi hotspot. Yes! It is possible. You can create a laptop hotspot or a computer hotspot running on Windows 7 or 10.
Setup WiFi Hotspot on Windows 7 or 10
With this simple guide, we are going to help you if you own a laptop or computer with one of following operating systems:
- Windows 7
- Windows 10
While the Windows 7 trick is somewhat time-consuming (not much still), the Windows 10 has in-built wifi hotspot settings which can be turned on with one click. Therefore, upgrading to windows 10 is strictly recommended.
Creating WiFi Hotspot on Windows 7
It is recommended to get the software “Connectify”. This software helps the user to quickly setup internet WiFi hotspot for Windows 7. Since there is no integrated option in the in-built OS like the one in Windows 10, connectify actually appears the easiest and quickest option to create laptop/computer wifi hotspot.
Creating Laptop Hotspot on Windows 10
Follow the steps below to make the Laptop Hotspot in Windows 10:
1. Hit Windows key and click Settings.
2. Open up Network & Internet panel in settings window.
3. Click Mobile Hotspot to open up Laptop Hotspot Settings.
2. Switch on Hotspot.
3. Set password or change it.
Your WiFi hotspot from Windows 10 will now be created and visible to other devices. Use the password so set and connect to get the free WiFi zone. It’s free, fast and easy to set up!
Mobile Hotspot in computers running versions of windows other than 10 can go for connectify, while those with windows 10 have the best option as in-built set up of wifi hotspot. This is one reason we would recommend you upgrade to Windows 10, since it is full of features like Cortana, Super GUI and visual attractions. If you are still having troubles setting up your device by any means, let us know the problem.