The best way to create a Free WiFi Hotspot on Windows 10

As it is known to all, Window system including Windows 7, Windows 8/8.1, Window 10 can use virtual network to share Internet via WiFi hotspot. However, after Windows 7Microsoft seems to forget this convenient feature , in Window 8/10. So, in windows 8/8.1 or Windows 10, user can’t create WiFi hotspot as easy as Windows 7.

User need to turn on a free Wifi hotspot in Windows 8/8.1 and Windows 10 via typing CMD commends. This way may be not easy for users who are not skillful to use computer professionally.

What’s a Wi-Fi Hotspot

A Wi-Fi (or wireless) hotspot is a physical location which offers Internet access over a wireless local area network or WLAN. You can use your iPhone, iPad, Android phone, laptop or any other Wi-Fi-enabled devices to access the hotspot, and then you can connect to the Internet. Typically, you can find Wi-Fi hotspots at public places, like airports, bookstores, coffee shops, department stores, fuel stations, hotels, hospitals, libraries, restaurants, supermarkets, train stations, etc. You can create your own Wi-Fi hotspot on your Windows computer at your home, office, meeting room, or party to share wireless internet connection for free.

 

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How to use software to create a Free WiFi hotspot on Windows 10

Indeed, compared with the CMD way in Windows 10, the best way to make free WiFi hotspot on Windows 10 computer including Asus/Dell/HP/Lenovo/Acer/Toshiba/Samsung/Vaio is using a free WiFi creator program.

This kind of WiFi creator program can help user turn on WiFi hotspot in Windows 10 laptop, desktop and notebook without typing commends in CMD runing windows. And it has more features like users manager, shutdown timer, etc. OSToto Hotpot is one of the best. This freeware can easily help user build a free WiFi hotspot in Window 10 PC.

Step 1: Launch OSToto Hotspot

After downloading OSToto Hotspot, run it in your Windows 10 laptop, desktop and notebook computer. It will turn on WiFi hotspot automatically. Besides, for desktop or the laptop without wireless network card, you can connect a USB wireless adaptor. OSToto will help you install compatible driver for it.

Step 2: Connect to the Free hotspot created by OSToto

After turning on your Windows 10 WiFi hotspot, you can change the WiFi name(SSID) and password. And then use your device link to this hotspot.

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How to Create Free WiFi Hotspot on Asus/Dell/HP/Lenovo/Acer/Toshiba/Samsung computer

It is very convenient to create a wireless network between multiple computers, Android phones, iPhones, tablets or to share the Internet connection that was available on one of them after Windows 7. No matter if you use Asus/Dell/HP/Lenovo/Acer/Toshiba/Samsung laptop, desktop or notebook, you can create free WiFi Hotspot in Windows 10/8.1/8/7 PC.

What You need for Asus/Dell/HP/Lenovo/Acer/Toshiba/Samsung computer Free WiFi Hotspot Creating

To use Windows 10/8.1/8/7/XP laptop, desktop and notebook computer as WiFi hotspot, you need to make sure that your computer at least has two network cards. And one of them must be wireless network card, another one need to connect to the Internet.

However, if your computer including Asus/Dell/HP/Lenovo/Acer/Toshiba/Samsung/Sony don’t have wireless network card, or it is a desktop computer, you need plug a USB wireless adapter to boardcast signal. Then you have prepared to make Asus/Dell/HP/Lenovo/Acer/Toshiba/Samsung/Sony computer as WiFi Hotspot.

 

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Guides to Set up A Free WiFi Hotspot for Windows 10/8.1/8/7/XP Computer

Honestly, compared with the virtual network that is created by CMD in Windows OS, I prefer to use a freeware for computer WiFi hotspot creating to turn computer into WiFi hotspot.

For example, OSToto Hotspot in one of the best program to build a free WiFi hotspot on Windows laptop/desktop/notebook. With this program, you don’t need to type complicated commends in Windows OS to share Internet for other device. Only one click can help you achieve it fastly and easily.

Firstly, download and install OSToto Hotspot on your computer(Asus/Dell/HP/Lenovo/Acer/Toshiba/Samsung/Sony,etc). It support for all brands of PC which run on Windows XP/7/8/8.1/10.

Then, after installing, this program will turn on WiFi hotspot automatically. You can rename the SSID and set password.

Finally, just link the devices you want to Internet via this hotspot created by OSToto Hotspot.

In What kinds of cases you need to share Internet with WiFi Hotspot on Computer

The way mentioned above is available in the following scenarios:

1.In the school dormitory, you just can link to Internet via wire. It is inconvenient to use wireless router. However, you hope your mobile phone, game player, music player,etc can share Internet with WiFi.

2.Your portable devices can’t search out the signal from ad-hoc hotspot which is made by CMD.

3.You want to share Internet for families in a house but there is no wireless router.

4.You want to limit the time of surfing on the Internet for children.

5 You would like to share free network for customers in your store.

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