Enable Internet Access through Hotspot to Connected Devices on Windows 8

Edited by Lukward Thomason, priya, Eng

Hi, you're watching VisiHow. This is a tutorial on how to enable internet access through Hotspot to connected devices on Windows 8 computers.

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Steps

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    The first thing that we need to do is go to the "Network Connections"
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    The easiest way to do this is to right-click on the Windows icon in lower left corner of the screen, and then select "Network Connections".
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    Now, as we can see, we have already created "Local Area Connection* 4", which is named "VisiHow" in our previous tutorial
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    To give it internet access for other devices, we need to double click on "Ethernet", which is the current active internet connection
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    This will open up "Ethernet Status"
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    Now, go to "Properties" at the bottom.
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    This will open up "Ethernet Properties"
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    Now, we need to click the "Sharing" tab at the top.
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    From here, we need to click on the box next to "Allow other network users to connect through this computer's Internet connection"
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    Under "Home networking connection", we need to select "Local Area Connection* 4"
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    It may also be "Local Area Connection* 11", or "Local Area Connection* 13". In any case, the name whatever we previously named it.
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    Now, we click "OK" at the bottom
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    We can now close all of the Windows
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    This concludes our tutorial on how to enable internet access through Hotspot to connect to devices on Windows 8 computers
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Recent edits by: priya, Lukward Thomason

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