I have internet connection in my windows PC through a ethernet cable. Now i want to share internet connection with my phone over wifi. I created an ad-hoc network with internet connection sharing option

Allow Other Network Users to Connect through This Computer’s Internet Connection

enabled by using adapter properties window in

Manage Wireless Network

Now this ad-hoc network is internet access. After this step I conncted to that ad-hoc network from my iPhone. But Im getting a message in my phone that this ad-hoc network has no internet access. So I have to set the TCP/IP settings in my phone for that ad-hoc network. In my phone I have 3 options for setting IP address. They are

  1. DHCP
  2. BootP
  3. Static

I dont know which 1 have to set. And I dont know about searching domain field Client IP field and Router field in the iPhone setting.

Some one explain how to connect this.

  • If you are going to set IP means you need select Static. If you select static only you can assign IP. – vembutech Jul 13 '16 at 11:11
  • I'm not sure that I should assign the IP or automatically IP should be set. My ultimate aim is to share my pc internet with my phone. What should I do now? – Vanjith Jul 13 '16 at 11:13
  • Have you tried DHCP? – vembutech Jul 13 '16 at 12:15
  1. On your computer, open the Network and Sharing Center, click on your ad-hoc network then Details.

  2. Write down the lines "IPv4 Address", "Subnet Mask" and "IPv4 DNS Server".

  3. On your smmartphone, connect to the ad-hoc network. Set "Static IP".

  4. The parameters are as follow:

    • IP Address: The three first numbers are the same as "IPv4 Address" on your computer, but the last number is different from the last on your computer and is between 1 ad 254 included.
    • Subnet Mask: same as your computer
    • Default Gateway (or "router"): The "IPv4" from your computer
    • DNS Server: same as your computer

Provided your computer is correctly configured for Internet sharing (including its firewall), this should be the configuration you need to access Internet with this network.

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