How to share your Internet Connection in Windows 10 Mobile

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If you want to share your internet connection in Windows 10 Mobile with your friends, you can easily do through setting up hotspot. Sometimes, when you have weak signals and you need to browse some websites, or download something, you can do so by asking your friends to share their Internet connection. You can also share your data with your friends when they are in need.

To share your internet connection in Windows 10 Mobile, follow these steps. 

Navigate to Settings > Network & wireless > Mobile hotspot.

You will find an option to share your mobile data connection with other devices. Turn it ON.

You can share your internet connection in your Windows 10 Mobile either through WiFi or Bluetooth. Select the appropriate option. You can change the discover-able name and network password from here. 

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Now, turn on WiFi setting in your friend's mobile. It is not at all important for your friend to have a Windows Phone. You can share your internet connection to any other platform be it iOS or Android. Once he discovers your broadcasting name, tap on the name to connect. He will have to enter the password. 

Once the connection is set up, your friend can use your internet data. You can easily cut off the sharing by turning off the mobile hotspot. 

Note: You won't be able to use VPN or WiFi when mobile hotspot is on, and you may need to check on your data limits if you do not have an unlimited plan. 

With Windows 10 Mobile, Microsoft has surely enhances the Settings menu and finding things under the menu is much easier now. You do not have to scroll a thousand times to reach to the bottom of the menu to select something. 

In case you already own a Lumia 950, Lumia 950 XL and Lumia 550 that are bundled with Windows 10 Mobile, you can follow the above steps to share your internet connection with your friends. If you are on Windows Phone 8.1, you can upgrade to Windows 10 Mobile through Windows Insider program. 

ambarish kumar

Hi, I am Ambarish. The owner of this blog and a Lumia 625. Love to play with it and write here in my blog to help others. Do not forget to like us on Facebook and follow on Twitter.

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