How to distribute wifi without a router?
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Every day, smartphones and tablets are becomingmore popular. Practically everyone has a lot of applications, whose work we can not imagine without a free Wi-Fi Internet. In most cases, Wi-Fi from the provider is not available by default, and if such a service is still present, it is paid.
Surely, a large number of peopleThe situation when it becomes necessary to distribute the home wi-fi Internet to other devices. For example, a tablet, another computer, player or phone. Here there is a serious problem - where to find specialized equipment for this?
Connectify is an application that allows you to create your own point to the network. It will provide an opportunity to "distribute" the Internet to other devices. Thus, you will have a wifi access point without a router.
To use this program, you must havePC or laptop, equipped with a wi-fi adapter. Connectify has a simple and completely understandable interface. You can download it for free, there is also a version for Android OS.
Little is known that wi-fi adapters are capable ofwork in 2 ways: they accept the Internet or distribute an existing one. Obviously, any device that is equipped with a wi-fi module can serve as an access point. Such a device can be an ordinary laptop or a desktop PC with a wi-fi card.
Make wifi without a router using the utility Connectify will not be difficult. It is easy to use and will require only standard actions:
- Download it to your PC.
- Install the application. After the installation is completed, you must restart your device (computer or laptop). After downloading to the tray, a shortcut to the utility with a ticked out circle will be displayed. This indicates that there is currently no active access point. Click on the icon to display the main window of the application.
- Here everything is elementary: in the "Name" line enter the name for the access point being generated, enter the password in the "Passphrase" line, and in the last line "Internet" you choose which Internet you will "distribute". The choice will show all available connections. For example, if you are "distributing" 3G Internet, then select the appropriate connection.
- After you have done all this, click on the "Start Hotspot" button. All is ready! The wi-fi connection icon will be displayed in the tray.
For more information, see How wi-fi works.
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There is also another simple way, likedistribute wi-fi without a router. The only drawback of this technique is that the laptop needs to be connected via a special wire or a USB modem.
If you want to configure the distribution of the Internet from a laptop, read the article How to distribute wi-fi from a laptop.
If you are using a router and want to configure the laptop for it, look for the setup guide in How to make wi-fi distribution.