[Tutorial] How to Fix Internet Sharing Issue with Wi-Fi and Hotspot Adapters

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Introduction:
if you want to use Cecullar as hotspot, in some cases, internet sharing might be incorrectly linked to the Wi-Fi adapter instead of the hotspot adapter. This tutorial will guide you through the steps to fix this issue by correctly configuring the internet sharing settings.

 

Step-by-Step Guide:

1. Open Mobile Hotspot Settings: Go to Settings > Network & Internet > Mobile Hotspot.

2. Turn on Mobile Hotspot: Toggle the switch to turn on the mobile hotspot feature.

3. Access Related Settings: Under "Related Settings," click on "Change Adapter Options."

4. Identify Adapters: Take note of which adapter is connected to the internet and which adapter is your mobile hotspot (typically named "Local Area Connection*[#]").

5. Open Properties: Right-click the adapter that is connected to the internet and click "Properties."

6. Navigate to Sharing Tab: In the Properties window, go to the "Sharing" tab.

7. Disable Internet Sharing: Uncheck the box next to "Allow other network users to connect through this computer's Internet connection." If this option is already unchecked, skip this step.

8. Save Changes: Click "OK" to save the changes.

9. Re-Enable Internet Sharing: Open the "Properties" window again for the same adapter and navigate to the "Sharing" tab.

10. Enable Internet Sharing: Check the box next to "Allow other network users to connect through this computer's Internet connection." If you receive a popup that says "Internet Connection Sharing is currently enabled...", click "OK" to proceed.

11. Select Hotspot Adapter: Under "Home networking connection:", select the mobile hotspot adapter from the dropdown menu.

12. Save Changes: Click "OK" to save the changes and close the window.

 

Conclusion:
By following these steps, you should have successfully fixed the internet sharing issue with your Wi-Fi and hotspot adapters. Now, the internet sharing should be correctly linked to the hotspot adapter, allowing other devices to connect and use your computer's internet connection.