Create WiFi Hotspot
Create WiFi Hotspot

You can set up a WiFi hotspot on your PC with Windows, Mac, Linux OS so read this articles, be sharing your internet access with a number of devices around you, without making use of any third party app. Let’s follow the steps required to setup this WiFi hotspot:

1) Windows – Using CMD

Step 1: Open the command prompt (cmd) with administrator privileges. Press the Windows + X key on your keyboard and select Command Prompt (Admin) from the pop-up menu.

Step 2: Type netsh wlan show drivers And press ↵ Enter. This command will display information to help you confirm that your computer can create a hotspot with Command Prompt.

Step 3: Look for “Yes” next to “Hosted network supported”. If you see “Yes” here, your computer supports the Hosted Network feature, which is what allows you to create a Wi-Fi hotspot.
Note: If you don’t see “Yes” here, your computer can’t create a wireless hotspot through Command Prompt.

Step 4: Type the following code : netsh wlan set hostednetwork mode=allow ssid=llsinfo key=12345678 And press ↵ Enter.
Note : Replace “llsinfo” with the name you would like.
Replace “12345678” with the password you would like.

Step 5: Type netsh wlan start hostednetwork And press ↵ Enter. This will turn on your Wi-Fi hotspot.

Step 6: You can now connect your devices to the hotspot and use the same WiFi connection without using third-party tools.

Step 7: You can turn off the hotspot when not in use with the following command: netsh wlan stop hostednetwork And press ↵ Enter

2) Mac :

Video Tutorial :-

Step 1: Open System Preferences.

Step 2: Open Sharing, in Internet and Wireless Section.

Step 3: Select the Option of Internet Connection You Have on the Computer.

Step 4: Select the Wifi Option Below.

Step 5: Then Go to Wifi Options and Set the Password.

Step 6: Then Tick Internet Sharing Option, on the Left Side.

Step 7: All is done. use WiFi.

3) Ubuntu :

Video Tutorial ::

Step 1: Go to Network Icon on top panel -> Edit Connections …, then click the Add button in the pop-up window.

Step 2: Choose Wi-Fi from the drop-down menu when you’re asked to choose a connection type:

Step 3:  In next window, do:

  • Type in a connection name. The name will be used later.
  • Type in a SSID
  • Select mode: Infrastructure
  • Device MAC address: select your wireless card from drop-down menu.

Step 4: Go to Wi-Fi Security tab, select security type WPA & WPA2 Personal and set a password.

Step 5: Go to IPv4 Settings tab, from Method drop-down box select Shared to other computers. When done, click the save button.

fter above steps, a configuration file created under /etc/NetworkManager/system-connections directory. File name is same to the connection name you typed in step 3.

Step 6: Now press Ctrl+Alt+T on keyboard to open terminal. When it opens, paste the commands below and hit enter to edit the configuration file: gksu gedit /etc/NetworkManager/system-connections/wifi-hotspot

Note : Replace “wifi-hotspt” with the hotspot connection name you typed in step 3.

Step 7: When the file opens, find out the line mode=infrastructure and change it to mode=ap. Finally save the file.

Step 8: When everything’s done, enable WIFI from Network Manager icon on the panel. you can check it WiFi section.


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