Fixed mobile hotspot turning off after a while in Windows 10

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Marie-Ange Demory
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Mobile Hotspot is a useful feature of newer systems that allows you to share your internet connection with other people nearby. With the mobile hotspot feature enabled, your Windows 10 system works as a WiFi device for many other devices. This way you don't need different data sources to browse the web on different devices and also allows you to control how much data you use.

However, many users report an issue where Mobile Hotspot keeps shutting down on their Windows 10 PC. This is a common problem in Windows 10 and can be annoying if your internet connection drops in the middle of an activity. Fortunately, there are a couple of solutions available for this. Let's see how to solve this problem.



How to fix mobile hotspot shutdown in Windows 10 via settings app

Step 1: Right-click on the file Home on the desktop and select settings give the menu answer.

Step 2: A settings Click on the window Network and internet.

Step 3: In the next window, on the left side of the panel, scroll down and click the Hotspot mobile option. On the right side of the panel, scroll down, find Energy savingand turn it off.

Once done, your mobile hotspot shouldn't shut down again, but if it keeps shutting down, try Method 2.

Additional step: via NCPA.CPL

Step 1: press the Tasto Windows + R together on the keyboard to open the file run box. Gender ncpa.cl in the search box and press Log in.



Step 2: It takes you to Network connections window. Right-click on the file Local Area Connection - Microsoft WiFi Direct Virtual Adapter. Click on Property.

Step 3: So under the Networking click on the tab Setting up button.

Step 4: In the next window, select the file Energy management tab and uncheck the Allow the computer to turn off this device to save power. Press ok to save and exit.

That's all! And the WiFi access point stopping problem should now be solved.

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