Most people have landline in their homes that line is mainly used to call each using numbers and it is only 1 line or cable. To be able to split that cable into 2, you must use a device called splitter, the splitter job is to separate the signal in 1 line so we can have 2 ports. When the line is splitter by the device the 2 new lines are called phone and modem, the first is for phone device and the second is for the router that connects you to the internet.
Set Up Wi-Fi at Home Without a Router: Before you start using your smartphone like a wireless router, you’ll need to understand the advantages and disadvantages.First, this really should be just a temporary measure until you have a fixed solution. Long-term use as a router isn’t healthy for a smartphone, not least because it will need to be permanently charging.
Of course, it doesn’t have to be your main phone you use as a router. Setting a phone up as a wireless router is one of several uses for an old smartphone. Before you start configuring your smartphone as a home router, consider the following:
- Signal strength: if you’re receiving speeds of 3G or less (EDGE, HSPA, etc.) this is only useful for email. You need 4G or 5G for the best results.
- Platforms: most mobile platforms feature tools to share mobile internet. Below, we’ll look at Android, iOS, and even Windows 10 Mobile.
- Data limits: Remember, your smartphone contract is most likely capped. You only have perhaps 5GB of data per month. Beyond that, you’ll be charged per GB, at quite a high cost.
- Device bandwidth: in addition, the number of concurrent connections your phone can handle is limited.
With all these potential pitfalls in mind, let’s look at how to set up your phone as a wireless router.
How to Set Up Wireless Internet With a Mobile Phone: Most mobile platforms provide tools to set your phone up as a mobile hotspot. This lets you create a home WI-Fi network. However old your device is you can configure a WI-Fi network with Android, iPhone, and even a Windows 10 Mobile. Just make sure mobile internet is enabled before proceeding.
Create a Wireless Network on Android: Setting up Android like a wireless router is straightforward.
- On Android, open Settings > Network & internet > Hot spot & tethering.
- Next, select Portable hotspot.
- Tap On then confirm the message regarding interruptions to existing connections.
- Click Configure hotspot.
- Set a Network name (SSID)—this can be anything.
- Choose the Security level—WPA2 PSK is the strongest.
- Set a new Password.
- When you’re done, tap Save.