How to Create Hotspot on MacBook Pro/ Air

The hotspot is the region or the location where you can access internet connection through WiFi. We may have seen many public hotspots in coffee shops, airports. Even we can also turn the smartphone into a portable hotspot. But here in this tutorial we are concerned with creating Hotspot on your Mac.

create hotspot mac

Can we Turn MacBook into Hotspot?

Yes! MacBook allows you this feature to turn your MacBook into hotspot and you can share the already connected internet to all the other device you want. It is easy to create hotspot only if you follow steps properly. You can also set the password to make it secure. Follow some simple steps below to activate the hotspot on your Mac.

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How to Create Hotspot on MacBook?

NOTE: The steps shown below are the same for MacBook Air as well as Pro.

  1. Open System Preferences from the top-left Apple logo of your screen.
prefrences

2. Tap on the Sharing option.

sharing

3. On the left side of your screen, check the options from the drop-down list.

  • Share your connection from: Wi-Fi
  • To computer using: Wi-Fi

4. Choose the Internet Sharing service in the left area to activate hotspot.

internet sharing

5. Click on the Start option to continue sharing an Internet connection via creating HotSpot.

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With these steps, you can instantly turn your MacBook to Hotspot. For keeping your Wi-Fi secure, you can click on Security option to enter your password.

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