Create WiFi Hotspot Using Reliance Netconnect Plus / 3G Dongle

How to Create WiFi Hotspot Using Reliance Netconnect Plus / 3G Dongle and wireless cards. In the telecommunication industries Reliance has proven its advanced technologies. A Reliance has provided the two technologies are CDMA and GSM. Both the technologies where it is found with greater speed and reliable compatibility.

Pre Requested Dependencies for this procedures

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

Supported Reliance Netconnect Dongle Models

Following Reliance Netconnect Plus / 3 / CDMA / 3G / 2G Devices are Supported for this methods:

  • Huawei EC121
  • ZTE MG880
  • ZTE AC2791
  • ZTE AC3633
  • HAIER E28
  • HAIER M1
  • Huawei EC159
  • Coolpad ME2701
  • ZTE AC2737
  • Huawei EC1260
  • Huawei EC168C
  • ZTE AC8710
  • ZTE AC2726
  • Huawei EC1262
  • ZTE AC2736
  • Huawei EC150
  • ZTE AC2738
  • ZTE AC2739

How to Create WiFi Hotspot Using Reliance Netconnect

Step-I ( Run Command Prompt – CMD )

Run the command Prompt with the administrative privilages

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
Interface name: Wireless Network Connection
Driver : Dell Wireless 1397 WLAN Mini-Card
 Vendor : Broadcom
 Provider : Broadcom
 Date : 07-07-2009
 Version : 5.30.21.0
 INF file : C:\Windows\INF\oem33.inf
 Files : 5 total
 C:\Windows\system32\DRIVERS\BCMWL6.SYS
 C:\Windows\system32\bcmihvsrv.dll
 C:\Windows\system32\bcmihvui.dll
 C:\Windows\system32\drivers\vwifibus.sys
 C:\Windows\system32\bcmwlcoi.dll
 Type : Native Wi-Fi Driver
 Radio types supported : 802.11g 802.11b
 FIPS 140-2 mode supported : No
 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
 IHV adapter OUI : [00 18 18], type: [00]
 IHV extensibility DLL path: C:\Windows\System32\bcmihvsrv.dll
 IHV UI extensibility ClSID: {aaaasse9-3sd9-4f18-ab39-82ssdsdaseb73}
 IHV diagnostics CLSID : {00000000-0000-0000-0000-000000000000}

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

Hosted network status
---------------------
    Status                 : Started
    BSSID                  : 0a:2s:5d:8f:3w:e1
    Radio type             : 802.11g
    Channel                : 11
    Number of clients      : 0
Step-VII (Sharing the Reliance Netconnect Internet Connection with WiFi Hotspot)

Open Network and Sharing Center from Control Panel

Network and sharing center

Hit on Reliance Netconnect Connection 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

Network and sharing center

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 Reliance Netconnect Dongles. For support on this procedures and help use the comment section below.

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