3 Ways to Create WiFi Hotspot on Windows with Ease

Nowadays internet connectivity has become one of the things that we need the most: the freedom to access the Internet from anywhere within the signal range; the access to the Internet on any devices to download music, movies and apps or surf the web; the freedom from the hassle of installing wired connections in different rooms. Free WiFi Hotspot is just what you need to create WiFi hotspot on Windows with just a click of button!

This utility also provides the standard WPA2 for password protection to keep freeloaders out. If you’re not a fan of WiFi, Free WiFi Hotspot is just the right choice to share your WiFi connection with other devices and other people. It will automatically make a WiFi hotspot on your computer and you can set the hotspot name (SSID) and the password. Your families, friends, roommates or any other one who have the password can easily join your network sharing, and you can blacklist anyone as you like.

method 1. Use Free WiFi Hotspot to Create WiFi Hotspot on Windows

Free WiFi Hotspot is just what you need to create your own WiFi with just a click of button! This utility also provides the standard WPA2 for password protection to keep freeloaders out.

STEP 1. CUSTOMIZE HOTSPOT ID & PASSWORD

To create WiFi hotspot on Windows, launch Free WiFi Hotspot first. Enter a name under “Hotspot Name” and a minimum 8-digit password under “Password” for your network security.

Create WiFi Hotspot on Windows with Free WiFi Hotspot - Enter ID and Password

STEP 2. SELECT NETWORK CONNECTION

Click “Share from” to choose the network connection from internet connections like DSL, Cable, Bluetooth, Mobile Broadband Card, Dial-Up, etc.

Choose Network Connection You Want to Share

STEP 3. CREATE HOTSPOT

Click “Start” button to create the Wi-Fi hotspot and within seconds the hotspot you create with the name you set can be detected by your device. Now you can share the Internet connection wirelessly with anyone who has the password you create.

Start Hotspot


METHOD 2. Use the Graphical Wizard to Create WiFi Hotspot on Windows

Windows XP has a handy feature named Graphical Wizard which can make your computer act like a WiFi hotspot by creating an AD HOC network. You can use your Windows 7 laptop or desktop as a wireless hotspot without software and cmd. Please note that some users may have troubles while trying to enable shared Internet connections but these errors don’t appear quite often. If you use Windows 8 or if you just migrated to Windows 10, then you might have noticed that this can no longer be done.

Ad-hoc


METHOD 3. Use CMD (Command Prompt) to Create WiFi Hotspot on Windows

The Command Prompt is quite a handy tool in Windows which can help you with lots of computer and network problems. If there is no graphical wizard in your Windows 7 computer to help turn on WiFi hotspot or the wizard is useless, you can try command prompts to transform your Windows 7 into a hotspot. You’ll need to ensure that your computer has a wired and wireless network connection. It’s kind of difficult, especially for green hands, so be careful when you try it.

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