Like Windows 8.1, Windows 10 still allows the user to set feature Wireless Acess Point to share Wifi with other wireless devices. However, by default, this feature was hidden, and you need to do some steps to activate it.

 Turn your laptop with Windows 10 into a Wireless Access Point
Wifi are shared free with Windows 10

This article will show you how to turn your laptop with Windows 10 into a Wireless Access Point with the classic method and with the softwares.

1. Classic method: 

Right-click the Start button and select Command Prompt (Admin).


 Turn your laptop with Windows 10 into a Wireless Access Point
Select Command Prompt 
Command Prompt box appears, enter the following command, and in which ‘wifi_name’ is the name of your Wireless Access Point and ‘password’ is the key protection that you will set to avoid unwanted connections.

netsh wlan set mode = allow ssid = hostednetwork wifi_name key = password

For example:
netsh wlan set mode = allow ssid = hostednetwork John key = todayisagoodday

 Turn your laptop with Windows 10 into a Wireless Access Point


Next, enter the following statement to launch the WiFi hotspot that you created above.
netsh wlan start hostednetwork

 Turn your laptop with Windows 10 into a Wireless Access Point

Done! now you can open the device you want to use the Internet and connect to the WiFi hotspot that you have established from your laptop.
When you want to stop the release wifi, just use this statement:
netsh wlan stop hostednetwork

 Turn your laptop with Windows 10 into a Wireless Access Point


2. Using softwares:


If you cannot remember these complicated statements above, you can use the softwares with similar functions to simplify the setup. Here are some typical suggestions for you:

Virtual Router Plus:
As a portable application (runs directly, without installation) it makes us easy to share the internet connection from the computer to your mobile devices freely. With Virtual Router Plus, you just have to download, select the type of network you want to share, network name and create a password (note that the password must contain at least 8 characters) … Then click Start Virtual Router Plus to start broadcasting. Well, now wifi is ready to be used

 Turn your laptop with Windows 10 into a Wireless Access Point
Virtual Router Plus

Wi – Host for Windows: The product come from AskVG, Wi – Host for Windows is supplied free and can be start immediately without installation. After downloading, run the EXE file to display the software interface.

 Turn your laptop with Windows 10 into a Wireless Access Point
Wi – Host for Windows

In the main view, click on the tab ‘Setup Hosted Network’ and set the name and password for WiFi. When done, click Start Hosted Network.

 Turn your laptop with Windows 10 into a Wireless Access Point


A box displays some informations appears, press OK to confirm.

 Turn your laptop with Windows 10 into a Wireless Access Point


And then, the wifi from Windows 10 laptop is ready for use.