Windows 10 Mobile Hotspot connections Obtaining IP Address problem

I would like to use my Surface Pro 4 tablet as a mobile hot-spot. After I turn on mobile hotspot in Network & Internet page of the Settings app, other devices like my Android phone doesn’t connect to it and the connection just stuck at “Obtaining IP address” message. The device can not assign a static IP addresses and I am not sure if it is caused by DHCP in Windows 10 Pro. Continue reading

Fix we cannot set up Mobile hotspot and No internet connection problem in Windows 10

The new Mobile hotspot feature starting from the Windows 10 Anniversary Update allows you to turn your tablet or computer into a wireless hotspot in the Settings app and share your internet connection with up to 8 devices, without using the NETSH command-line utility. When I enable the it in Network & internet of Settings app and my ethernet is shared on my computer, I connect my iPhone 7 to the hotspot and it shows “we cannot set up Mobile hotspot Turn on wifi, Or No internet connection” error. But my phone connects to others well abd I could not figure out how to resolve the problem. Continue reading

Enable Mobile Hotspot in Windows 10 Anniversary Update

You might had configured a Windows 10 device as a mobile hotspot using Virtual Router Manager software or by netsh Command line. Now the Anniversary Update brings a simple way to share that with other devices over WiFi. You could try the step-by-step tutorial to create a wireless hotspot on Surface Pro model tablet or other computer. Continue reading

Fix Windows 8 Hosted Network Couldn’t Be Started issues

The Windows build-in Wireless Hosted Network feature allows you to turn the system into a WiFi hotspot for sharing data connection to various devices. However, due to misconfiguration in network adapter settings, when you manually use the netsh utility in command prompt to enable it in Windows 8 tablet or computer, the error messages below pops up: Continue reading

How to enable WiFi Hotspot by Windows 8.1 Broadband tethering

Windows 8 requires third-part softwares like Virtual Router Plus to add a Wi-Fi hotspot. Now Windows 8.1 brings some new Networking features such as Wi-Fi Direct, NFC printer, Miracast technology, and broadband tethering which shares your mobile broadband connection and turns it into a wireless hotspot for connection up to 10 devices. Continue reading

Skype app connects to WiFi hotspots on Windows RT/8

Microsoft has released the official application called Skype WiFi for iPhone and Android OS, and now it is also available for Windows RT and 8 in the app store. The app allows you to connect to over one million WiFi hotspots in world wide for signing in your own Skype account. Continue reading

Virtual Router Plus Turns Windows 8 Into WiFi Hotspot

If you don’t have a wi-fi router and would like to share your internet connection (Wifi, LAN, Cable Modem, Dial-up, Cellular, etc.) from Windows 8 computer with wi-fi only devices like Surface tablet, you could use command prompt to create Wireless ad-hoc connections. However, Using a third party tool does let you easily get Wireless Hosted Network technology. Continue reading

Turn Surface Pro Windows 8 into Wireless Hotspot

Hotspot feature shares any available Internet connection with other computers, tablets and phones. Windows 8 pro OS is missing Start Orb and includes some hidden items, like the ability to turn your device into a personal WiFi hotspot. Creating a hotspot is easy in windows 7 with ad hoc network support, but it is complicated to do with Windows 8. Continue reading