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Questions tagged [hotspot]

This tag refers to the use of, connection to, setting up of, a hotspot for personal computer or home network use to access the Internet.

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How to fix a Wifi Hotspot connection type?

I am using my android phone as wifi hotspot. Each day when I start my wifi hotspot in my mobile, it creates a new connection and then it connects with my laptop's wifi connection. Each day I need to ...
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How to find out IP of WiFi hotspot I connected to? [on hold]

I am connected to my friend's WiFi hotspot (the hotspot is on a laptop with Windows 10). How can I find out his IP? Is it even possible? I have tried to use Wireshark but I have no idea how it works.
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How to copy wifi kernel from one version of Android x86 to another

I am using Android x86 8.1 rc-2 in my PC. The problem is that WiFi is not working on it. I had even used Android x86 7.1 rc-2 in my PC and WiFi was working on that. How can I copy wifi kernel from ...
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2 mobile hotspots with same ssid [closed]

My parents just quit their old broadband (DSL) internet solution because they didn't really use it for anything except stream to their Chromecast which in this day and age works pretty well with a ...
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Ubuntu Wifi portal login privacy

Is there a way to enact 'privacy mode' for the browser used to log in to WiFi portals, like at Starbucks, etc.? Specifically, interested in avoiding them depositing a cookie. Perhaps it's possible ...
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Unable to access LAN servers in network after connecting to VPN

I am facing a tough time connecting to our company's VPN. When I use my home DLink router to connect, the connection itself doesn't happen. I get the follwing error in the Global VPN client logs : "...
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Unable to access LAN servers in our network after connecting to VPN

I am facing a tough time connecting to our company's VPN. When I use my home DLink router to connect, the connection itself doesn't happen. I get the follwing error in the Global VPN client logs : ...
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Connect and Disconnect of Hotspot in Ubuntu 16.04

I am using tp-links wn822N wireless adapter to connect my system to wifi and also tether my lan network as wifi-hotspot. Connecting to wifi works good, but when I try to tether my lan connection (I ...
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Windows 10: Possible to Create a Hotspot that Shares Another Wifi Connection using Two Wifi Cards?

Many public Wifis require the user to verify by receiving an SMS message on a portal page, thus limiting the amount of devices a person can connect to the number of phone numbers they own. This is ...
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Allow device to stay in network but block their internet access

I have created a hotspot from my laptop using hotspotd (https://github.com/prahladyeri/hotspotd). I want to do the following: Whenever a new device tries to connect to my hotspot, I want it to be ...
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Unable to turn on the hotspot in my laptop

I'm trying to turn on the hotspot in my Dell XPS 15 (L502x), but whenever I click the turn on slider, it slides back to the off position. I tried most of the fixes I found, but none on them helped. ...
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Windows host hotspot with website

I apologize if this has already been asked but I couldn't find it. I would like to use my windows 10 computer as a hotspot where all requests (like a McDonald's login page) redirect to a website also ...
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Share Internet within second WIFI card on Windows 10

I have PC with Windows 10 on board. I also have 2 WIFI cards (one PCI and one USB). I'm connecting to the Internet via one of them (USB) and want to create a hotspot from the other. So my PC will be ...
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Netwrok Band option not coming in windows 10 hotspot

In Windows 10 Mobile Hotspot section, when I activate the hotspot its sharing the connection at 5ghz but I want it to share at 2.4 ghz. But I dont get the option I am supposed to get to change it. ...
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How do I share PDAnet USB internet connection via Windows Hotspot?

I was wanting to connect my tablet to my laptop which is using PDAnet to connect to the internet through my phone. The phone is connected via USB. I tried the "WiFi Share" option through PDAnet but it ...
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Strongswan not working with wifi in ubuntu

Working on Ubuntu Linux. I have build the latest version of strongSwan from scratch. But somehow I can't connect to a VPN using my hotspot. What I want to know is, how do I tunnel the wifi through ...
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How can I share my internet connection with other devices in Windows 10?

I am staying at a hotel with very poor WiFi connectivity. There is a wired ethernet connection available in the room, but I obviously can't use that with my phone. Is there any way I can share the ...
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Wifi repeater/hotspot with a single wireless network interface in Debian

I am attempting to create a wireless hotspot/repeater in Debian using create_ap, yet when I run: create_ap wlan0 wlan0 AP_Name Passphrase I get met with the following error message: ERROR: Your ...
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Windows 10 PC creating Hotspot? [duplicate]

There's this wifi network which doesn't appear on my Laptop but on all other devices. It is named "DIRECT-ZKpcnameheremsKX" But when i turn on the hotstop, this is disappears and the actual hotspot ...
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How to share internet via wifi

I have latest KDE Neon, with Plasma 5 desktop. For sharing my wired internet to other devices via wifi, I have followed this easy guide: Create Wi-fi Hotspot Using KDE Plasma 5, but with an Android ...
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Wifi Tethering on Windows 7 - no SSL connection

I set up a Wifi Hotspot on a Windows 7 Laptop following the best answer here: Tethering on Windows 7? (cmd) It works, I get Internet-access with a second device. However, I get the "your connection ...
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Android can't reconnect to WiFi after getting out of range windows 10 hotspot

I have an Android device which I periodically connect to my Laptop's WiFi. I use the inbuilt 'Mobile Hotspot' of windows 10 located in Settings -> Network & Internet -> Mobile Hotspot. It ...
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How to create daily data download limit using Mikrotik router?

I have one Mikrotik Router RB951G. I have two hotspots set up on these two networks: 192.168.1.0/24 192.168.2.0/24 I also have created two user profiles: Guest Employee I have configured bandwidth ...
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How to share my PC's(Windows 10) internet to my iPhone 7 via Bluetooth?

I have a PC (Windows 10), which has internet. I don't have Wifi internet. So, is it possible to share my PC's internet to my iPhone 7 via Bluetooth connection?
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What Layer of the OSI model would a hotspot operate on?

What layer of the OSI model would a hotspot operate on? I am seeing conflicting information, and I am unsure which is correct now. I have seen both Data Link layer as well as Physical layer, and I ...
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How to configure hotspot on a Mikrotik router to provide user and password to other wireless routers?

I have recently purchased a Mikrotik router (RB-951G). There are multiple wireless routers available in my network. They are located in multiple floors. I have connected them to a Cisco small business ...
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How to enable 4-addr WDS on a Windows hosted network (hotspot)?

How can I enable WDS (Wireless Distribution System) on a Windows hosted network (hotspot) so that I can extend the Wifi range with an extender that supports 4-addr headers ? I used the hostednetwork ...
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How can I set up a WiFi-hotspot to host files which can be downloaded by an other device later

There is an app on the Play Store named Super Beam and what it does is it sends file by starting a WiFi-hotspot gives its name and its password, and an IP address to connect to from an other device. ...
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Create a bridge for mobile phone to access desktop LAN network via WIFI

My mobile phone is unable to connect to LAN network. I'm trying to get my mobile to access the same network via WIFI. I was thinking there must be a way to set up mobile hotspot which acts a bridge ...
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What can I use to configure IP addresses?

I have set up a WiFi network in Hotspot mode on an old PC running Ubuntu Mate. The computers on the network are unable to ping each other or even the hotspot. I believe it is an issue with IP ...
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How to set static ip when create new hotspot using command prompt in Windows 7?

Can anyone help to set static ip when create hotspot using command prompt in Windows 7? I have created hotspot using below commands: 1. netsh wlan set hostednetwork mode=allow ssid=support1 key=...
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Galaxy S7 OSX High Sierra tethering

Before upgrading to High Sierra, wifi tethering was working great for me. Now it doesn't. Short of going back to earlier versions of OSX, do I have any options?
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Laptop unable access internet after a while when connected to mobile hotspot

My Laptop (HP Notebook 440 G2) when connected to my mobile hotspot shared from Redmi 3S Prime shows Limited Access (No Internet Access) a few minutes (during which I am able to access internet) after ...
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How to update installed hotspot 2.0 profile or how to renew certificates in hotspot profile?

I have some device with installed hotspot 2.0/passpoint profile with eap-tls or eap-ttls authentication. The certificates used to authenticate server or client have some lifetime and eventually will ...
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How to Hardcode a wifi hotspot/SSID in windows 10

I have been searching for a way to force several Windows 10 Laptops to only be able to connect to a specific hotspot/SSID. Backstory: These laptops are used for charity events and are wiped at the ...
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How to make coova chilli works without radius?

I have coova chilli installed on my gateway. I want to configure coova chili to redirect the authentication to an external captive portal. The authentication will be done by the external captive ...
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Which router do I want to mimic or have the same feature as the Mobile Hotspot on Windows 10?

I'm in the UK using Public BT WiFi. I have many WiFi enabled devices which do not work with this WiFi because it uses a login page. My workaround is to connect my laptop to the BT WiFi, log in through ...
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Is cellular wifi hotspotting same as having 2 devices on the same wifi?

If I connect my laptop to my phone's cell network through hotspot, are they considered on the same network? I'm trying to cast video from my phone to my laptop but they need to be on the same network. ...
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Communicating between 2 devices connected to the same smartphone hotspot

My windows tablet wich runs an apache server is connected to my smartphone by activating the wifi hotspot of the phone. I can access the contents of my server by the ip assigned to the tablet over my ...
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Windows 10 hotspot not working

Let me first explain the circumstances. About a year ago, I started using Connectify to create a wifi hotspot from my Windows 8.1 Laptop. Then I bought a new computer with Windows 10, where I ...
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Setup a Passwordless Mobile Hotspot in Windows [duplicate]

I have been searching across the web in order to setup a wifi hotspot. It's pretty easy to do from the settings but it doesn't allows me to setup a wi fi hotspot from my windows which is OPEN. It asks ...
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Windows 10 Hotspot doesn't assign IP

My computer with windows 10 is connected with an ethernet cable. I have used, until yesterday, the menu hotspot in start to share the internet connection and make my android smartphone connecting at ...
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How to redirect traffic to my local IP? (windows hotspot)

I have question here. I have created a hotspot on my windows pc. I want all my traffic trying to access any URL to my local IP (where I am serving some login pages via XAMPP). Can anyone tell how to ...
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Enabling mobile hotspot in windows 10

I have broadband Internet connection through ethernet. I want to share this connection with another laptop and mobile phones. But, when I tried to do this using Windows 10's built-in mobile hotspot, I ...
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How do I start mobile hotspot from the Command Prompt without Microsoft Hosted Network Virtual Adapter?

I got tired of having to click on the network icon and the mobile hotspot button every time my computer starts or the mobile hotspot turns off automatically, so I wanted to automate the process using ...
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Can't start dnsmasq server if laptop's generating hotspot

I am using kde5-nm-connection-editor to generate hotspot from my laptop. Now I want to start a dnsmasq dns server. It seems that these 2 things can't run simultaneously. If I first create a hotspot ...
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Correct terminology for WiFi broadcasting and receiving devices?

I am using a mobile device's hotspot to broadcast a Wifi signal, and a computer that connects to the hotspot. What are the correct terms for these two devices?
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How visible is my public IP in a VPN?

So I'm looking at how VPN's work and I want to understand one thing. So this is what I do understand: My computer has a public IP address given by a modem/router. (I'm using a hotspot). And so when ...
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Router with Tablet Hotspot

If I have a wired router setup and my line is down, is it possible to setup a hotspot on my tablet and connect it to router via a USB cable which would allow the PCs on the network to then have ...
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Windows 10 Pro - Automatically Turn On Mobile Hotspot And Keep It On

My laptop connects to my WiFI without a problem but my phones can't seem to connect to it probably because of the range. I've set up a mobile hotspot on Windows 10 and I connect both phones to it. The ...