How to use your android phone as a WiFi repeater

Are you experiencing low Wifi signal ? Today we are presenting a quick tutorial on how you can use your android phone as a WiFi repeater,to extend the range of a WiFi signal,this will in turn extend the coverage area of your Wifi network,Some android phones now a days have this feature in build like Honor 6x comes with this feature in build termed as ‘Wifi Bridge’,Today we will be sharing two apps using which you can turn any android phone into a Wifi repeater.

These apps are available as free download at the Google playstore,you can download them directly by following their respective links.

1. Net Share no root tethering

Use ‘Net share no root tethering’ app to extend the range of your WiFi follow the steps to configure the app.

  • Initially download this app from the Playstore,upon download and successful installation ,open up the app,
  • Tick mark the ‘Start WiFi’ option,once the Wifi gets started,
  • Connect to the network using the password shown on the screen,
  • Once you get connected you need to input a manual proxy address,to do this on mobile,Click on the Wifi network name for a few seconds after it gets connected,and select the ‘Modify config’ option,
  • Tick mark advanced settings option and Select proxy as manual,
  • In the Proxy Box type host name as :”192.168.49.1″ and in the port type “8282”
  • Save and connect.

To Modify proxy on PC goto Control panel > Internet options > Connections and input the manual proxy & Port in the LAN Settings option.

2. Net share

Net share is another app to use your android phone as a WiFi repeater ,in order to start using this app,follow the step by step procedure from below.

  • Initially download Net share app from the Playstore,
  • Upon downloading the app,Click on the ‘Start sharing’ option,
  • Note down the details and connect using the password shown on the screen,
  • For this app also you need to set the manual proxy address,
  • To set up manual proxy on mobile,Click on the Wifi network name for a few seconds after it gets connected and select the ‘Modify config’ option,
  • Tick mark advanced settings option and Select proxy as manual,
  • In the Proxy Box type host name as :”192.168.49.1″ and in the port type “44355”
  • Save and connect.

To Modify proxy on PC goto Control panel > Internet options > Connections and input the manual proxy & Port in the LAN Settings option.

You can try out both of these in order to determine which one meets up your needs most efficiently,both of these apps do not allow us to modify the WiFi network name and password,so we need to use the preset values only,with these apps users can easily extend their WiFi network coverage ,without the need for any additional hardware device.

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