How to create a Wi-Fi Hotspot in Windows 8 – Sharing Internet connection

Posted: February 2, 2014 in Uncategorized

Posted by Ayech Hamza

  • First, thank you for visiting my blog and I hope you  find all what you are looking for.
  • I’ll teach you how to create a Wi-Fi Hotspot in all versions of Windows.
  • I’ll  use Windows 8 distribution in this  tutorial.
  • we will do this step by step.

Wi-Fi Hotspot

Below is the step by step guide to create and share your laptop internet connection with other wifi devices.

Let’s start:

First  thing  to do is  find up the CMD we cant go  to search open it on “The Administrator Mode” :


After you have opened cmd write the following command and look for the thing mentioned in the screen shot that whether it’s written yes or no. It it’s yes then you can go on “It means that you can enable the hotspot and can share your internet connection.

netsh wlan show drivers


dont’t  close the CMD as you are going to use cmd again , now you have to enter this following command to create the hosted network

netsh wlan set hostednetwork mode=allow ssid=nameOfwifiHotspot key=yourpassword


Press the enter and hotspot will be created.

Now  we will start the  hosted network by typing this  following command :

netsh wlan start hostednetwork


And  now  we are  going to sharing the working interent connection with the windows 8 Wi-Fi hotspot


That was it and you are done, the password to connect with the hotspot is the same which you used while setting up hotspot in the cmd. 


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