Turn your Windows PC into a mobile hotspot by sharing your Internet connection with other devices over Wi-Fi. You can share a Wi-Fi, Ethernet, or cellular data connection. If your PC has a cellular data connection and you share it, it will use data from your data plan.

  1. Select the Start button, then select Settings > Network & internet > Mobile hotspot.

  2. For Share my Internet connection from, choose the internet connection you want to share.

  3. For Share over, choose how you want to share your connection—over Wi-Fi or Bluetooth. Wi-Fi is usually faster and the default.

  4. Select Edit > enter a new network name, password, and network band > Save.

  5. Turn on Mobile hotspot.

  6. To connect on the other device, go to the Wi-Fi settings on that device, find your network name, select it, enter the password, and then connect.

Open Mobile hotspot settings

Turn your Windows 10 PC into a mobile hotspot by sharing your Internet connection with other devices over Wi-Fi. You can share a Wi-Fi, Ethernet, or cellular data connection. If your PC has a cellular data connection and you share it, it will use data from your data plan.

  1. Select the Start  button, then select Settings  > Network & Internet > Mobile hotspot.

  2. For Share my Internet connection from, choose the Internet connection you want to share.

  3. Select Edit > enter a new network name and password > Save.

  4. Turn on Share my Internet connection with other devices.

  5. To connect on the other device, go to the Wi-Fi settings on that device, find your network name, select it, enter the password, and then connect.

Open Mobile hotspot settings

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