mHotspot

Download Editors' Rating:
3
Good
Average User Rating:
4.3
out of 316 votes

Quick Specs

  • Version:
    7.8.2
  • Total Downloads:
    5,061,861
  • Date Added:
    Jul. 22, 2015
  • Price:
    Free

Editors' Review

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It's easy to create Wi-Fi hotspots with mHotspot on your WiFi-capable Windows 7 or 8 laptop or PC. This free app turns your Windows machine into a virtual Wi-Fi router that can connect up to ten devices. You can share almost any kind of Internet connection, including LAN, Ethernet, and 3G/4G, with full security. You can also use mHotspot as a repeater to extend your Wi-Fi signal.

Pros

Easy to use: We named our hotspot, set a password and security key, selected an Internet source, and pressed "Start Hotspot." We picked up our phone, scanned for our new hotspot, and logged in; all in a matter of seconds.

Secure connections: mHotspot handles WPA2 PSK, WPS, and WEP password security.

Control: Advanced options include auto network switching, always-on Wi-Fi and scanning, shared content, excluded and allowed devices, and certificates. The mHotspot console displays number of devices connected, data sent and received, and other log data.

Cons

Battery drain: Using your laptop as a mobile Wi-Fi hotspot could drain your battery quickly, so plug it in if you can.

Stay safe: Despite strong password security, you should still take all precautions with sharing, LAN access, and other possible security compromises when using mHotspot. Your security is your responsibility.

Bottom Line

We were delighted by how easily mHotspot turned our little old netbook into an impromptu Wi-Fi hotspot, and we can think of plenty of uses, such as study groups, project meetings, club outings, and family gatherings, to name just a few.

 
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User Reviews
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  • Current Version

    4.4

    out of 7 votes

    • 5 star 4
    • 4 star 2
    • 3 star 1
    • 2 star 0
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  • All Versions

    4.3

    out of 316 votes

    • 5 star 222
    • 4 star 46
    • 3 star 11
    • 2 star 6
    • 1 star 31
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5 stars

"Works like magic"

July 31, 2015  |  By Marx Koome

 |  Version: mHotspot 7.8.2

Pros

it is absolutely amazing

Cons

none whatsoever so far keep up guys

Summary

Well its the answer i have been waiting for a long long time

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5 stars

"Fantastic tool! Easy to set-up & easy to use!"

July 30, 2015  |  By Ellyu

 |  Version: mHotspot 7.8.2

Pros

- Easy to install & set-up
- Configure & it's up and running right away.

Cons

No cons, as everything went smoothly.

Summary

I used it so I could hook up my Android phone to my local wi-fi connection, as the normal settings in Windows wouldn't work.
The app sets up the connection so that the mobile phone connecting to the hotspot gets an IP assigned correctly, and no additional set-up is required on your machine or phone.

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5 stars

"Fast Wi-Fi Sharing Solution!"

July 28, 2015

 |  Version: mHotspot 7.8.2

Pros

Manages and Connects other computers and gadget via Main Computer with Internet Connection. Very handy and easy setup.

Cons

Sometimes The main Internet Connection Settings fails when being setup manually to share connection.

Summary

Overall good and useful software.

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4 stars

"works like a charm"

July 27, 2015  |  By Bill Camara

 |  Version: mHotspot 7.8.2

Pros

allows up to 10 clients, increases wifi coverage seems to make a weak signal stronger..easy to use and sets up quickly

Cons

occasionally needs. to be restarted

Summary

i needed to use my brother in laws wifi from across the street, got a poor signal on my laptop and only got that signal in 1 location in a window, mHotspot worked great, allowed me to connect all of our devices and even seemed to boost the signal was able to use our devices in whole house I love mHotspot

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3 stars

"best free wifi hotspot in the market"

July 26, 2015  |  By ammi tetala

 |  Version: mHotspot 7.8.2

Pros

free for life time
unlimited usage
10 devices allowed

Cons

when a device goes out of the wifi range and comeback again i wont work have to restart the mhotspot
clients are not accuratly showing
no log file

Summary

best for free usage

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5 stars

"Very good application for free."

July 26, 2015

 |  Version: mHotspot 7.8.2

Pros

1. Tiny software.
2. Also use very small amount of RAM (only 18 to 25 MB).
3. Easy to install and customization is also good.
4. Speed is very good.

Cons

1. Sometimes it suddenly stops working.
2. To get back again to work it needs restating.
3. May be for DHCP problem it sometimes can't give IP to the receiving device, then the device shows "error retrieving client details". And you will stuck at "Obtaining IP Address" message.

Summary

Overall good but the Cons must be checked out.

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4 stars

"thank you for you"

July 24, 2015  |  By zagoanzzz

 |  Version: mHotspot 7.8.2

Pros

good aplication

Cons

tingkatkan kinerja

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3 stars

"works when working"

July 20, 2015  |  By Kent Plosz

 |  Version: mHotspot 7.8

Pros

easy to use

Cons

computer goes to sleep and wipes out connections, then u need to reboot computer to get this to work aga

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5 stars

"excellent product"

July 20, 2015  |  By ajsrk11

 |  Version: mHotspot 7.8

Pros

i started using this product last year and i am still stick to it.
Easy to install
range,network covers every corner of my home
runs smoothly in good speed
and allows maximum no of users to connect

Cons

Takes little time to start .

Summary

overall very excellent and usable product.!
go for it

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4 stars

"Good but not excellent."

July 08, 2015

 |  Version: mHotspot 7.8

Pros

Connects well and shows connected clients with all data usage i.e. even upload & download speed.

Cons

Considers setting Local Area Connection for ICS (Internet Connection Sharing) even if we have created Broadband Connection. Need to change sharing every time.

Summary

Need to add option to set ICS. It shouldn't be Local Area Connection always.

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Full Specifications

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What's new in version 7.8.2
Fixed: Internet Sharing Bug
General
Publisher Mhotspot
Publisher web site http://www.mhotspot.com
Release Date July 22, 2015
Date Added July 22, 2015
Version 7.8.2
Category
Category Networking Software
Subcategory Wireless Networking Software
Operating Systems
Operating Systems Windows Server 2008/7/8/10
Additional Requirements None
Download Information
File Size 803.56KB
File Name mHotspot_setup_7.8.2.0.exe
Popularity
Total Downloads 5,061,861
Downloads Last Week 48,352
Pricing
License Model Free
Limitations Not available
Price Free

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