How to Enable or Disable Turn On Mobile Hotspot Remotely in Windows 10


You can turn your Windows 10 PC into a mobile hotspot by sharing your Internet connection with other devices over Wi-Fi. You can share a Wi-Fi, Ethernet, or cellular data connection.

When you turn off mobile hotspot, you can turn on or off to allow another device to turn on mobile hotspot remotely on your device when it connects to the mobile hotspot.

Both devices must have Bluetooth turned on and be paired to turn on mobile hotspot remotely.

This tutorial will show you hoe to enable or disable allowing another device to turn on mobile hotspot remotely on your Windows 10 PC.


 CONTENTS:

  • Option One: Enable or Disable Turn On Mobile Hotspot Remotely in Settings
  • Option Two: Enable or Disable Turn On Mobile Hotspot Remotely using a REG file





Enable or Disable Turn On Mobile Hotspot Remotely in Windows 10 OPTION ONE Enable or Disable Turn On Mobile Hotspot Remotely in Windows 10
Enable or Disable Turn On Mobile Hotspot Remotely in Settings

1. Open Settings, and click/tap on the Network & Internet icon.

2. Click/tap on Mobile hotspot on the left side. (see screenshot below step 4)

3. While you have Share my Internet connection with other devices (mobile hotspot) turned off, turn on (default) or off Turn on remotely for what you want on the right side.

The Turn on remotely setting is not shown when mobile hotspot is turned on.

4. You can now close Settings if you like.

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Enable or Disable Turn On Mobile Hotspot Remotely in Windows 10 OPTION TWO Enable or Disable Turn On Mobile Hotspot Remotely in Windows 10
Enable or Disable Turn On Mobile Hotspot Remotely using a REG file


You must be signed in as an administrator to do this option.

The downloadable .reg files below will modify the DWORD value in the registry key below.

HKEY_LOCAL_MACHINE\SOFTWARE\Microsoft\WcmSvc\Tethering

RemoteStartupDisabled DWORD

0 = Enable (on)
1 = Disable (off)



1. Do step 2 (on) or step 3 (off) below for what you would like to do.


 2. To Enable Turn On Mobile Hotspot Remotely

This is the default setting.

A) Click/tap on the Download button below to download the file below, and go to step 4 below.

Enable_remotely_turn_on_mobile_hotspot.reg

download


 3. To Disable Turn On Mobile Hotspot Remotely

A) Click/tap on the Download button below to download the file below, and go to step 4 below.

Disable_remotely_turn_on_mobile_hotspot.reg

download

4. Save the .reg file to your desktop.

5. Double click/tap on the downloaded .reg file to merge it.

6. When prompted, click/tap on Run, Yes (UAC), Yes, and OK to approve the merge.

7. If you like, you can now delete the downloaded .reg file.


That's it,
Shawn