In today’s technological era where data privacy takes precedence, using a Virtual Private Network (VPN) is becoming increasingly mandatory. But what if you want to protect not only your devices but also those of everyone around you by establishing your own secure Wi-Fi access point? Creating a VPN Hotspot is an incredible way to merge the convenience of wireless internet with a high level of security.
In this article, we’ll present you with a detailed, step-by-step guide on how to set up your very own VPN Hotspot using your personal computer, allowing you to provide protection and anonymity to all devices within your network. Are you ready to transform your computer into an unparalleled secure Wi-Fi access point? Let’s get started!
How to turn a PC into a VPN hotspot?
Guide for Windows:
1. Go to Settings > Network & Internet > Mobile hotspot and toggle your Mobile Hotspot to On.
2. Go to Settings > Network and Internet > Change adapter Options > Find ZoogVPN Network Adapter, right-mouse click on it, and select “Properties” from the drop-down menu.
Please also keep in mind that 1 new connection has also been created, which is your hotspot connection. That connection should be named like “Local Area Connection”.
3. Under the Sharing tab in “Properties”, check the box for “Allow other network users to connect” through this computer’s internet connection. From the dropdown menu, select the hotspot you just created.
4. Click OK.
5. Connect to a VPN server from the ZoogVPN application.
6. Connect to created hotspot other devices.
Guide for Mac:
1. Create a PPTP connection on your Mac device.
2. Open “System Preferences”:
3. Find and select the “Sharing” section.
In the left column on the “Sharing” page, check the box for “Internet Sharing.”
From the “Share your connection from” dropdown menu, select the PPTP connection you just created.
In the “To computers using” list, choose “Wi-Fi.”
4. Click on “Wi-Fi Options” and enter the following details:
Network Name: create a network name
Channel: leave default
Security: WPA2 Personal
Password: create a password for your connection
Verify: re-enter the password
5. In the “Sharing” tab, check the box next to “Internet Sharing”.
Click on “Start” to start Internet Sharing.
6. Connect your other devices to the created VPN hotspot.
Creating a VPN hotspot merges robust VPN security with wireless convenience. This setup protects data and ensures privacy for connected devices, proving useful in various scenarios. ZoogVPN stands out as an excellent VPN solution for your internet needs, with ZoogVPN you can seamlessly create your own VPN hotspot on your PC.
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