Connectify can easily act as your primary router or even a repeater for your home router, extending its range and providing Internet access wherever you need it. Connect to your home network, enter the same Wi-Fi name and password, and hit “Start Hotspot.” Devices will automatically connect to the Internet through either your Connectify hotspot or home router depending on proximity.
Before you know it you can finally have Internet access in that impossible back room or basement. In addition, if you run Connectify away from home with these settings, any devices that need to be bound to a specific network (such as Eye-Fi cards or wireless printers) will work flawlessly with no additional configuration no matter where you are! So forget trying to mess around on the command line with ICS, Virtual Wi-Fi, or Hosted Network, just install Connectify and have a real hotspot up and running in seconds.
Software Access Point
Transform your laptop into a real Wi-Fi hotspot, sharing any available Internet connection
Share Internet from other Wi-Fi Networks
Re-broadcast the Wi-Fi network you’re on, as your own secure Connectify Hotspot using your laptop’s Wi-Fi card.
Display Connected Computers/Devices
Know who and what devices are connected to your Connectify Hotspot at all times.
Simple Firewall Controls
Set Internet and local network (LAN) access permissions for each connected device.
- Set your desired Hotspot name and password. PRO users can name their hotspot anything they want while Free users must start with “Connectify-”
- Select which Internet connection you’d like to share. Share your the Internet connection from your Cable or DSL modem, a 3G or 4G modem, even another Wi-Fi network
- Click Start Hotspot, thats it!
Other Wi-Fi devices such as laptops and smartphones will be able to see and connect to your hotspot just like any other access point.
Great news – we just rolled out version 2017.2 of Connectify Hotspot, the #1 Wi-Fi hotspot software for Windows PCs. This includes even more updates for both the host computer and client devices that are connected. Here are the main improvements:
By popular demand: we’ve added even more emojis to the list and a better emoji keyboard.
The ad sites list will now automatically update itself, making sure you won’t see any ads in your browsers or in your apps on the client devices. On the host machine you will also be able to see how many ad trackers have been blocked for your clients.
We care about your online security, so our brand new Privacy Monitor warns if your IP and location are exposed. Just in case: we also have a solution for that – Speedify VPN.