3 Tips How to Make Hotspot in Computer

Maybe you have known how to make hotspot in smartphone. Just click the icon hotspot in notification area and done. But, how to make hotspot in computer? Or like this situation, example you are using free Wi-Fi in your computer, that situation, you just can use one account. And you want the computer have feature hotspot, so you can get free Wi-Fi too. So, you must activate hotspot in computer, right?

To make hotspot in computer can be a special software or without software. The easiest way just using a special software.

How to Make Hotspot in Computer

So, this is the tutorial how to make hotspot in computer.

1. Make hotspot in computer with software

There are so many software to make hotspot in computer. That’s software was mHotspot, Virtual Router Manager, and so on. So, how to use mHotspot?

  • First, you must download software mHotspot. This software is free. You can find that software in internet.
  • Then, download the software. Oh, don’t forget to choose windows you use.
  • Instal the software like usual. If the installation software will show up bloatware, just remove checklist that bloatware.


  • Now, just set your setting, like the name of hotspot, password, limit device to use hotspot, etc.
  • Then click Ok.

This tutorial is the easiest way and free.

2. Make Hotspot in Computer Without Software

Or you not want a software So, you can without software. SO, this tutorial has two version, version windows 10 and windows 7. Just look what windows in your computer.

Version Windows 10:

  • Open Setting > Network & Internet > Mobile Hotspot > then change option Off to On.

3 Ways How to Make Hotspot in Computer

  • You can change the name of hotspot and password, too, just click Edit. After you change, click Save.


  • If you have done using hotspot and you want to switch off. Just change the setting from On to Off.


Version Windows 7:

  • Open Start Menu > type ad hoc > Set up an ad hoc (computer-to-computer) network.
  • Click Next.
  • Type name hotspot and the password. Then click Next.
  • Click Turn on Internet connection sharing.
    note: If you get trouble to find a problem of internet connection when use Security Type WPA2-Personal, you just change to WEP or No authentication (Open).

3. To make Hotspot di Computer With CMD

The other way to make hotspot in computer with use CMD. First open CMD. Don’t forget to do right click and choose Run as Administrator. Then type:

  • netsh wlan show drivers
    make sure Hosted network supported: Yes.
  • netsh wlan set hostednetwork mode=allow ssid=YourNameHotspot key=YourPassword
    you can change “YourNameHotspot” dan “YourPassword” like what you want.
  • netsh wlan start hostednetwork

After that:

  • Go to Control Panel > Network and Sharing Center > click Change adapter settings.
  • Right click Wi-Fi adapter > choose Properties.
  • At tab sharing > make sure option allow other network users to connect though this computer internet connection has checklist.


  • Click OK

Thereby 3 ways how to make hotspot in computer

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