Create Wi-Fi Hotspot in Windows 10 Using Command Prompt

Now a days internet sharing is common thing and every one uses internet by sharing it from one device to another. There are many applications and softwares available to create wi-fi hotspot and share internet with others. Hotspot applications available in both free and premium versions. Free Softwares doesn’t provide good internet, where as paid softwares are expensive. Now you can create wi-fi hotspot on your computer without any software ie., by using command prompt.

Here in this article we provide you complete guide on how to create wi-fi hotspot in windows 10 using cmd without requirement of any additional software. Simply follow this guide and enter the simple commands in cmd to make your computer hotspot device to share internet.

How To Create Wi-Fi Hotspot in Windows 10 Using CMD :

To create wi-fi hotspot in your computer first you need a internet connection along with wireless data card installed on your pc. Make your wifi connection switched to ON position to create wifi hotspot.

Now open command prompt with administrative access.

Open Command Prompt:

  • To open command prompt press windows key + R and enter cmd in dialogue box and hit enter. Command prompt will open with administrative access or you can open by pressing windows key + X and selecting command prompt with admin and run it.

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Now type the following code in the cmd and hit enter to get started.

netsh wlan set hostednetwork mode=allow ssid=WiFi Name key=yourpassword

You can choose your own wifi name and password by changing ssid and name key values to your required one’s. Hit enter to create wifi hotspot and you will get success message if your wi-fi network is created successfully.

Start Wi-Fi Hotspot:

Now type the following code on cmd to start wifi hotspto on your windows 10 computer.

netsh wlan start hostednetwork

Once you enter it then wifi hotspot is created successfully on your computer and you need to connect your internet connection with your hotspot network. Simply follow the below steps to share internet with hotspot.

Now go to control panel and open network and internet and open network connection. Find your default internet connection and right click on it and go to properties.

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You will see properties of internet connection in multiple tabs, click on sharing tab and check the option which says “Allows other network users to connect through this computer’s Internet connection.”. In this drop down box select your primary internet connection.

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Click on OK to save and close the window. Now your newly created hotspot is ready to use.

This is all about how to create wi-fi hotspot in windows 10 using cmd. If you are having any doubts regarding this guide feel free to contact us. Also share this information with your friends on social media. Thank you.


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