How to Create WiFi Hotspot Using 4G LTE Dongle and data cards. In the telecommunication industries 4G LTE has proven its advanced technologies due to greater speeds.4G LTE technologies where it is found with greater speed and reliable compatibility. This tutorial tell you how to create a Wifi Hotspot and you need to follow all the steps carefully.

Pre Requested Dependencies for this procedures

  1. Microsoft Windows 7 / 8 / 10
  2. PC / Laptop having WiFi Card in Working Conditions
  3. Must have 4G LTE Dongle with working internet
  4. Turn ON your WiFi Before Proceeding with steps

How to Create WiFi Hotspot Using 4G LTE Dongle

Step-I ( Run Command Prompt – CMD )

Run the command Prompt with the administrative privileges
Hit Start Button---->All Programs---->Accessories---->Command Prompt
After that Right Click on It----->Run as Administrator---->Yes
CMD

Step-II (Check the WiFi Supported Devices)

Type the following commands in Command Prompt – CMD

C:\Windows\system32> netsh wlan show drivers
Sample Output
C:\Windows\system32>netsh wlan show drivers
 Hosted network supported : Yes
 Authentication and cipher supported in infrastructure mode:
 Open None
 Open WEP
 Shared None
 Shared WEP
 WPA2-Enterprise TKIP
 WPA2-Personal TKIP
 WPA2-Enterprise CCMP
 WPA2-Personal CCMP
 WPA2-Enterprise Vendor defined
 WPA2-Enterprise Vendor defined
 Vendor defined Vendor defined
 Vendor defined Vendor defined
 Vendor defined TKIP
 Vendor defined CCMP
 WPA-Enterprise TKIP
 WPA-Personal TKIP
 WPA-Enterprise CCMP
 WPA-Personal CCMP
 Authentication and cipher supported in ad-hoc mode:
 WPA2-Personal CCMP
 Open None
 Open WEP
 IHV service present : Yes

If the command shows the above lines then go further

Hosted network supported : Yes

If the command shows the above lines then stop here and buy the supported Wifi card for further Procedures

Hosted network supported : No
Step-III (Create the Wifi Hotspot)

Type the following commands in Command Prompt – CMD

C:\Windows\system32> netsh wlan set hostednetwork mode=allow ssid=HotspotNAME key=HotspotPASSWORD
Sample Output
C:\Windows\system32> netsh wlan set hostednetwork mode=allow ssid=HotspotNAME key=HotspotPASSWORD
The hosted network mode has been set to allow.
The SSID of the hosted network has been successfully changed.
The user key passphrase of the hosted network has been successfully changed.

Replace given terms with own given below:

  1. HotspotNAME – Replace with your specified wifi hotspot names
  2. HotspotPASSWORD – Replace with your specified wifi hotspot password
Step-IV (Start the Wifi Hotspot)

Type the following commands in Command Prompt – CMD
This command will start the WiFi hotspot

C:\Windows\system32> netsh wlan start hostednetwork
Sample Output
C:\Windows\system32> netsh wlan start hostednetwork
The hosted network started.
Step-V (Stop the WiFi Hotspot)

Type the following commands in Command Prompt – CMD
This command will stop the WiFi hotspot

C:\Windows\system32> netsh wlan stop hostednetwork
Sample Output
C:\Windows\system32> netsh wlan stop hostednetwork
The hosted network stopped.
Step-VI (Check the Status of the WiFi Hotspot)

Type the following commands in Command Prompt – CMD
This command will check the status of the WiFi hotspot

C:\Windows\system32> netsh wlan show hostednetwork
Sample Output
C:\Windows\system32> netsh wlan show hostednetwork
Hosted network settings
-----------------------
    Mode                   : Allowed
    SSID name              : "HotspotNAME"
    Max number of clients  : 10
    Authentication         : WPA2-Personal
    Cipher                 : CCMP
Step-VII (Sharing the 4G LTE Dongle Internet Connection with WiFi Hotspot)

Open Network and Sharing Center from Control Panel
Network and sharing center
Hit on 4G LTE Dongle to see status
Reliance Netconnect Status
Hit on Properties and Go to Sharing Tabs and change the parameter shown in images
Reliance Netconnect Sharing
Finally Hit on OK button

Step-VII (Check Whether Both are set access type internet)

Open Network and Sharing Center from Control Panel and check the access types

As internet for successful implementation of WiFi hotspot

Step-VIII (Finally Connect to the WiFi devices and access the internet)

Type the password and access the internet from your WiFi enabled devices

Final Words

Congratulations now you have successfully configured the WiFi Hotspot and ready to use the WiFi hotspot using 4G LTE Dongles. For support on this procedures and help use the comment section below.