How to share wifi connected with your android phone with other devices?

proxy settings

Mostly when we stay in hotels while traveling we come across a general issue and that is Hotel wifi signal issues. It happens many times that one of your devices is catching wifi signals and the other device is not in the range. And on some occasions when there is a meetup at your house and some of your friends are unable to connect with your wifi connection or sometimes in the office your colleagues may face issues while connecting with the office wifi before a meeting starts; in these situations, everyone thinks about How to share wifi?

Share Wifi From an Android Phone to a PC

How to share wifi from an android phone to a PC or laptop using NetShare app?

First of all your android phone must be connected with the same wifi connection which you want to share with your Pc or laptop. After connecting, Go to Google Play Store and search for NetShare-no-root-tethering app by NetShare Softwares.

Netshare app Playstore

After installing the NetShare-no-root-tethering app, open it. Once it opens, you will see a checkbox with the text Start WiFi Hotspot, check this box. You will see a pop-up notification about “location permission to turn on WiFi-Direct” press the “OK” button. After that, you will see a pop-up message from your device asking to “Allow NetShare to access this device’s location?”, and allow it by pressing “Allow only while using the APP?”.

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Netshare start wifi hotspot

Now you will see a NetShare app icon in your android phone notification panel. Your android phone is converted into a mobile wifi hotspot. To connect your laptop with this wifi hotspot search for the Wifi connection with the name mentioned on your NetShare app screen( e.g. Name: DIRECT-NS-HOTSPOT). When you find one with the same name as mentioned in the app, click on “Connect” to connect with that wifi connection. It will ask for the password, go to your NetShare app screen and you will see a password under the name section. Enter this password on your laptop and click connect.

Your laptop is successfully connected with that wifi connection. You will see a wifi connected sign in the notification area of your laptop but still, you will not be able to surf the internet on any of your browsers. For this issue, we need to set the proxy settings.

proxy settings

Go to the control panel and then “Network and Internet”. After that, click on “Internet Options” and go to the “Connections” tab. Then go to “LAN settings” and then to the Proxy server section. Check the box “Use a Proxy server for your LAN” and then enter the Address: and Port: address as mentioned in your NetShare app screen.

E.g. Address: 192.168.49.0
Port: 8838

And click on the “OK” button. Now try to surf the internet and you will see that it’s working for you.

How to share wifi from an android phone to a PC or laptop via Bluetooth?

To share mobile wifi with a laptop via Bluetooth, connect your mobile phone with the wifi connection and open your Bluetooth and make sure it’s visible to nearby devices. Then go to mobile settings >> personal hotspot >> Other Sharing mode and turn on “Share phone network via Bluetooth”.

Now pair your device with your laptop via Bluetooth. Open Devices and Printers in the Bluetooth Settings >> Devices and printers and then right-click the icon representing your mobile phone and select Connect using >> Access point. You have successfully shared wifi connection from your mobile phone with your laptop.

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Share Wifi From an Android Phone to Other Mobile Devices

How to share wifi from an android phone to another phone via NetShare app?

To share wifi from an android phone to other phones install and open your Netshare app. Check the box with the text “Start Wifi Hotspot”, this will convert your android device into a wifi Hotspot device. (also turn on the option “ WPS” to connect with other mobile devices)

Now install the NetShare app on the second device and open it. And click on the connect button above. The second mobile phone is successfully connected with your android phone’s connected wifi connection. If still, you are unable to surf the internet on the second mobile phone then make sure you have turned on the “WPS “ option on your own android device.

How to share wifi from an android phone to another phone via Bluetooth?

Connect your mobile phone with the wifi connection and open your BlueTooth and make sure it’s visible to nearby devices. Then go to mobile settings >> personal hotspot >> Other Sharing mode and turn on “Share phone network via Bluetooth”.

personal hotspot
share phone network via bluetooth
internet access

Then on the second device open your Bluetooth and search for the 1st device’s Bluetooth and make a connection. After making a connection, go to Paired devices and go to the connected device’s setting and turn on “Internet access” option to access the internet from the first device.
Open any browser and start surfing the internet.

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