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Why Don’t My PC Connect To My Android Hotspot In Windows 10 – FIX

by Hassan Naqvi
Why Don't My PC Connect To My Android Hotspot In Windows 10

Nowadays everyone carries a smart device with them. And most of us have an internet plan activated on them.

Most of us don’t carry a WiFi device with them while traveling. It is feasible for us to use our Sim data plan to use internet services on our laptop/desktop.

By creating a Hotspot on our Android device we can use the internet on our PC.

But recently In Windows 10 Users have complained that they cannot connect to their Android Smartphones WiFi HotSpot.

Why Don't My PC Connect To My Android Hotspot In Windows 10

Why Don’t My PC Connect To My Android Hotspot In Windows 10 – FIX

Here are some solutions that you can perform to solve this issue.

Solution 1: Run The Connection Troubleshooter

Follow this method to run the Connection Troubleshooter in Windows 10

  1. Press Windows key + I to open the Settings.
  2. Select Update & Security.
  3. On this page, Select the Troubleshoot from the left side.
  4. Select Internet Connections Troubleshooter on the right side.
  5. Click on the ”Run this troubleshooter” button.

Why Don't My PC Connect To My Android Hotspot In Windows 10

Solution 2: Restart Your Devices And Grant Access For All Devices

Rebooting your devices can solve a lot of issues. The hotSpot is just like any other Shared WiFi. Using HotSpot will make your device to work as a WiFi Router.

Make sure your Smartphone has 4G coverage or enough signal bars. Then try again.

Restarting your Smartphone can also provide a stable HotSpot connection.

Moreover, If your Smartphone has an open network then HotSpot should work. If your Smartphone WiFi is encrypted then you manually have to connect to the WiFi HotSpot.

Solution 3: Change The Wi-Fi Frequency

This might be the reason that you are unable to connect to the WiFi HotSpot. Changing the frequency can also solve this issue.

Follow this method to change your Wi-Fi Frequency.

  1. Open Settings.
  2. Choose the Network & Internet.
  3. Select Hotspot & tethering.
  4. Click on the “Set up Wi-Fi hotspot” option.
  5. Under the “Select AP Band” section, choose 2.4 GHz and save changes.

Why Don't My PC Connect To My Android Hotspot In Windows 10

Solution 4: Reset Android Network Settings

This issue occurs in Android devices when they’re not updated or their firmware is not updated.

To solve this issue we have to reset Network settings to default.

Resetting the Network settings will clear all saved ISSDs, Mobile Data settings, and Bluetooth paired devices.

But, this should also resolve the connection issue in the network connectivity.

Follow this method to reset Network settings to default.

  1. Open the Settings.
  2. Choose the Network & Internet.
  3. Tap on the 3-dot menu and select Reset Wi-Fi, mobile, & Bluetooth.
  4. Confirm the selection and reset Network settings.
  5. After that, reconfigure the hotspot with the previously-suggested settings and try connecting again.

Why Don't My PC Connect To My Android Hotspot In Windows 10

This should be enough to solve “Why Don’t My PC Connect To My Android Hotspot In Windows 10 issue.

Hope so this tutorial was helpful, We are grateful for the trust you have placed in us.

Regards: Team Windows Boy.

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