These days its easy to turn your android phone into a wifi hotspot, what is wifi hotspot ? If you have internet access in your mobile phone or any device, you can turn your mobile phone as wireless modem so that other people can connect to their internet using your mobile devices’ internet connection. It means, your mobile phone acts as a wireless modem to other users. Now as I told, this wifi hotspot feature comes by default in android, so turning your android phone into wifi hotspot is not a big deal. But how to use your laptop wifi hotspot ?
How to use your laptop as wifi hotspot ? or how to turn your Windows 7 computer into wifi hotspot ? When you’ve connected your laptop or computer as wireless hotspot, people can use internet connection from your laptop device which will act as a internet modem supplying internet connection to those devices.
Connectify is a free software that allows you to turn your PC into a wifi hotspot. The users can wirelessly share any Internet connection: a cable modem, a cellular card, or even another Wi-Fi network. Other Wi-Fi enabled devices can see and join your Connectify hotspot just like any other Wi-Fi access point and are kept safe and secure by password-protected WPA2 Encryption.
What Connectify has to say ? Check below :
Take any Internet connection and share it wirelessly with no additional hardware, wires, plugs, or chargers.
Easily connect any number of Wi-Fi enabled devices to your network including desktop computers, laptops, phones, gaming systems, and more.
Only negative aspect in Connectify is, currently only supported for Windows 7. If you have a Windows 7 laptop or computer with compatible Wi-Fi card or adapter, then it is going to work for you.
Once you’ve downloaded connectify, install it. Now You can see runs in the Notification Tray next to the system clock. All you need to do is, just select the Internet connection you wish to share and choose a name for your new wireless network. Once you’ve done it, now choose a wireless password and If the Mode box is visible, select “Access Point” if it is in the menu, otherwise, use “Ad Hoc”.
Press the Start Hotspot Sharing button to turn on your wireless network. Now, from your other devices, you can see your wireless network. Choose to join it, and enter the wireless password to connect.
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