to act like a Wi-Fi router instead ? If your Smartphone is 3G enabled , then you don’t need a Wi-Fi router for internet connectivity . You can have high speed internet connections in your computer without purchasing a USB 3G hub card . Here I will tell you how to use your mobile phone as a Wi-Fi router .
The procedure is known as Wi-Fi tethering , and makes use of software to allow it . There are different software for different operating systems . Let’s discuss the process according to different operating systems .
For Android OS ( Mostly HTC & Samsung Phones ) : Android Wi-Fi tether app lets you to connect high speed internet through your Android mobile phone .
Go to the Settings by pressing the menu button on the screen
Tap the “Wireless & networks” option at the Settings screen
An option of “Portable Wi-Fi hotspot” will appear on the screen . Click on it to turn on the Wi-Fi hotspot and your phone will turn on like a wireless access point .
To modify and examine the configurations for the hotspot , tap the “Portable Wi-Fi hot spot settings” option . You’ll need to do this if you don’t know the standard code that will be designed for your hotspot so you can figure out it to connect your other gadgets .
You can modify the standard code , protection stage , wireless router name ( SSID ) , and also handle customers linked easily to your phone in the Wi-Fi hot spot configurations .
For iPhone : MyWi is the app which helps you to make your iPhone a Wi-Fi hub . Further MyWi 4 features also let you to connect multiple devices to your iPhone Wi-Fi hotspot .
First ensure that your iPhone is jailbroken and it is running at least OS 3 .0 .
Launch Cydia and search for “MyWi” . If you don’t have Rock installed on your iPhone and you don’t want it , choose the “MyWi ( no Rock )” version .
Purchase and install MyWi then reboot your iPhone .
Launch MyWi and tweak the settings to your liking :
Change the hotspot name
Change the channel
Enable Wep security
Enable USB/Bluetooth tethering
Now use your iPhone as a Wi-Fi hub and share your internet connection with other devices .
For Symbian OS-JoikuSpot is the popular application that helps you to turn your phone as a Wi-Fi hub and lets you to share connection over Wi-Fi with other devices .
Download JoikuSpot from internet and install it in your phone .
Click on the JoikuSpot application icon in your phone and JoikuSpot will start .
Next JoikuSpot asks : “Allow sharing your internet connection with external devices ?” Select “Yes” to share your phone’s internet connection to other devices over WiFi .
Now connect your surrounding devices to internet through your Symbian phone.