How to use my mobile as a WiFi router to share the Internet?

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The arrival of smartphones in our lives has become a blessing, with them we can make use of useful tools. Such as a flashlight, listen to my favorite radio stations, see my emails, take photos and even turn it into a WiFi router. If that's how you feel it, that's why in the following article we will explain how to use my mobile as a wifi router to share internet.

This is something that is very easy to do if we know how to do it, no matter what type of mobile device we use or what operating system it has. So this tutorial will be for the identification Android and for those who use iPhone. And so you can share the Internet with your Windows computer or with your Mac computer.



If you are interested in more articles that talk about this topic and you can set up a repeater router and in this way you can improve the signal.

Here we will explain how to set up a router as a repeater WiFi to increase and improve the signal I receive at home. But now let's continue with our guide and you can convert your mobile as a WiFi router to share internet.

How to use my mobile as a WiFi router to share the Internet?

Although you can use any mobile device to work as a WiFi router to share the Internet. You have to make different configurations in each of them, for this reason we will first show you what you should do if you have an Android device. This procedure works for sharing with other Mac and Windows devices.

First we go to Phone Settings, in this section we will find and select the Other option, we will enter this window and we will go to Internet Sharing and WIFI zone. The next thing we will do is to activate the option Create WiFi access point, when we do that, the networks available at that moment will appear.



We will find our mobile device and the next thing we will do is enter our password. If we want to change the password or know what it is, we can click on the Configure zone option WiFi. Now we need to check the Show password box so that we can see it and then enter the correct characters.

How to use my iPhone as a WiFi router to share the Internet

This procedure will work identically on Windows and Mac, so you won't have a problem sharing the internet with these devices. To start we go to the Home page on our mobile and select Settings. So in this window we have to look for the option Internet sharing to select it.

This action will allow us to enter its options and we have to activate the Internet Sharing option by sliding the switch to the right. And now it will offer us several ways to connect and we have to select which one we prefer. We can do this via WiFi, it also offers us the connection via a Bluetooth connection. And we can also do this via a cable, using a USB port.

Regardless of how you choose to connect, it shows you the steps you need to follow in each case. But we recommend that you connect via Bluetooth, once this step is done and if we are using a Poppy. We will go to the top right bar and select the WiFi network icon.


This action will generate the available networks and we have to choose our device, the next thing is to enter the password so that we can have access. And in this way we will already share the Internet of our mobile. With other devices, be it a Mac or a computer  Windows.


In this way we have shown you the few steps you need to follow in order to be able to share the Internet. Of course, you should know that the data from the plan you have contracted will be used, but if you have an unlimited data plan you will not have any problems and therefore you have learned so easily today how to use my mobile as a wifi router to share internet.

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