How To Share PC Internet With Smartphone on Windows 10

Authored by: Tech Pro Team

1. Introduction

A lot of people deem it impossible to connect mobile devices to PCs so that the former can tap into the Internet connection of the latter. In this guide, we'll be demystifying the process. Stay tuned. Do note that this would mostly only work on Windows 10 PCs.

2. Open The Settings Dashboard

Click the shortcut Windows + S and type Settings in the Windows search bar. Click Settings once the option comes up.


3. Setup Hotspot

  1. Click Network & Internet, typically found on the menu.
  1. Click Mobile Hotspot menu.
  1. Switch on the PC hotspot connectivity by clicking the toggle button.
  2. Note your computer's SSID (Network name and Password) located directly below the toggle button. For easy identification, you may rename it by clicking the Edit button before proceeding to the next step.

4. Connect To the Hotspot

  1. Android — Access the Wifi shortcut by swiping down on your screen. Long-press the Wi-Fi icon to access available hotspot networks, locate and tap the PC hotspot's name, and enter the password to connect.
  1. iPhone — Open phone settings, tap Wi-Fi, locate PC hotspot's name, enter the password, and tap Join.