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Windows Windows 10: Set up hotspot


Using a Windows laptop as a WiFi hotspot can be useful in many situations. A classic are trips to hotels whose own WLANs are limited to one device per guest. In such a case, you can connect your laptop to the WLAN, which then forwards the data to smartphones, tablets, Kindle and the like.

How to set up a WiFi hotspot in Windows 10

With Windows 10, Microsoft has made setting up a WiFi hotspot particularly convenient. The function is an integral part of the system settings. You can also use this to determine directly whether your laptop supports the feature: If the option "Mobile hotspot"In the settings of Windows 10, you have to forego it for better or for worse.

Follow our step-by-step instructions or take a look at the quick start guide.

quick start Guide

  1. Open the Settings and click on "networkand internet".
  2. Go left to "Mobile hotspot"and then on"To edit".
  3. Well you can Network name and password for your hotspot.
  4. Now activate with a Click on the switch the wifi. You can then connect other devices to the hotspot you just set up.