Saturday, October 5, 2013

mHotspot – Turn your Laptop into a Virtual Wi-Fi Router

Want to turn your Windows 8 & 7 laptop into Wi-Fi hotspot and make a virtual Wi-Fi router? Then, download ‘mHotspot’ software which creates a secure Wi-Fi hotspot with no installation required. A single internet connection can be shared with multiple devices such as Laptops, Smartphones, PDAs, iPads, etc. The internet connection could be a LAN, Ethernet, Data-Card, 3G/4G, Wi-Fi or any other kind. And most importantly it requires no additional router or external hardware apart from your existing one.

mHotspot is an absolute free tool and comes very handy, when you want all your devices to be inter-connected. The only issue with this tool is it requires an existing internet connection i.e. it uses bandwidth from your existing mobile data plan only.

If you are not at home and about to have a mobile broadband capable laptop, mHotspot comes into play. When you need to access the company network from your personal laptop while at work, this can be great. It does entail an existing internet connection so as for it to work.

How to Connect?

When you launch the application, you can enter Hotspot name, password, select the type of internet connection and set the maximum number of clients. After entering all the details, click “Start Hotspot” button to turn your Laptop to virtual wifi router.

Key Features:

  • You can connect up to 10 devices to the hotspot.
  • Secures your Wireless hotspot with WPA2 PSK password security.
  • No installation is required
  • Set your own hotspot name without any constraints.
  • Share any type of internet connection – LAN, Ethernet, 3G/4G, Wi-Fi, etc.
  • Compatible with Laptops, Smartphones, iPads, PDAs, Tablets, and other devices can access.
  • You can see the details of the connected device such as Name, IP Address, Mac Address.
  • You can see the network usage which includes Upload/Download Speed, Transfer Rates, etc.
  • You can set maximum number of devices that can be connected.
  • Acts as a repeater and extends your Wi-Fi range.
  • In-app internet selection
  • Compatible with Windows 8 and 7 operating systems