To enjoy a seamless internet connection, the need for an efficient and reliable router is at its peak. However, as routers are becoming expensive, getting a good one is a daunting task, for the younger generation.
Today, an individual has countless smart devices and prefers to stay online for which one needs a good internet connectivity.
Having an efficient and reliable Wi-Fi router is as important to have as electricity, food, or water today. Hence, getting a decent internet connectivity from your smartphone, at a cheaper price can turn to be a boon to many.
For Android users: Turn smartphones to routers
For all the Android users who aren't quite willing to spend a huge chunk of their hard earned money on getting a router, here's how you can turn your Android phones into a reliable router in just a few taps.
Enlisted are a few steps to use your Android phone as a router, and it works pretty good:
STEP 1: Go to Settings option 'Settings' option on your menu, click on it
STEP 2: Click on 'Tethering and Mobile hotspot' option from the drop down menu
STEP 3: Select 'Portable Wi-Fi Hotspot'. Your Android phone is ready to work as a router
STEP 4: Now you can connect any number of Wi-Fi-enabled computer or wireless device by tapping on 'AndroidAP' from the long list of an available network that might appear.
For iPhone users, this is how your smartphone can work as a router
STEP1: Select the 'Settings' icon on the home screen
STEP 2: Click on "Personal Hotspot" option and tap on On/Off as per your requirement
STEP 3: A Wi-Fi password will be displayed, make a note on it, for a hassle-free connectivity
STEP 4: Now you can connect any of your Wi-Fi-enabled computer or wireless device and select the iPhone name from the displayed list of available networks.
Benefits of using your smartphone as a router
Using a smartphone as a router involves a whole lot of benefits for the users. The mobile router increases your device security as compared to sign up on public Wi-Fi access point.
There can be instances where a user might just forget to carry their router, that's when a mobile as a router become your saviour, as it can allow users to access wireless internet from anywhere and at any time.