However, since the release of the Anniversary Update, Windows 10 includes an option in the Settings app to make it easy to share an internet connection with up to eight devices. In this guide, you will learn the steps to set up and configure a wireless hotspot to share your internet connection with other devices without the need for extra software or commands.

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Enable mobile hotspot on Windows 10

You can turn Windows 10 into a mobile hotspot using the Settings app. Here’s how: Once you complete the steps, you would have turned Windows 10 into a mobile hotspot, and now, nearby users should be able to see and connect devices, such as other Windows devices, Android phones, iPhone, macOS computers, iPad, etc., to the internet. The only caveat with the wireless hotspot feature is that it is limited to up to eight devices. (See also the video tutorial to complete these steps.) Mobile hotspot enabled After devices connect to your shared wireless connection, you will see them listed on the “Mobile hotspot” section with some useful information, such as the name, IP address, and mac address.

Disable mobile hotspot on Windows 10

To disable the mobile hotspot feature, use these steps: After you complete the steps, Windows 10 will stop sharing the internet connection over Wi-Fi or Bluetooth. Mobile hotspot disabled Update June 10, 2021: This guide was originally published in 2016, and it has been updated to reflect the new change to set up the feature. All content on this site is provided with no warranties, express or implied. Use any information at your own risk. Always backup of your device and files before making any changes. Privacy policy info.