When you connect router to phone hotspot, you can use it on your computer or any other device. You will also be able to access the Internet on the computer/device.

Let us now look into the procedure to connect your Netis router to your Asus smartphone’s hotspot:

  • Step 1:When you connect a LAN cable from your computer to the router (and no other ports are connected), you can see that there is no Internet connection.
  • Step 2:On your Asus smartphone, turn on the hotspot and also the mobile data. To configure your hotspot, tap on the Set up Wi-Fi hotspot option on your smartphone.
  • Step 3:From the next screen, note down your Network name, Security, and Password. The Security type will be WPA2-PSK. Click on the Save button.
  • Step 4:You can now see that your hotspot is on.
  • Step 5:Now, turn your attention to your router so that you can configure it. Here, it will be the Netis router.
  • Step 6:On your computer, open the default web browser.
  • Step 7:Log in to the Netis router’s homepage. From the left pane, under Wireless, click the Wireless Settings option.
  • Step 8:Under Wireless Settings, make sure that you set the Radio Mode option to REPEATER.
  • Step 9:Now, click on the AP Scan button next to the text box for the Repeater SSID option.
  • Step 10:On the web page that displays, click on the Refresh button. Now, you can see the Network name, SSID, etc., on the web page.
  • Step 11:Select your Network name and then click on the radio button under the Connect option. Then, click on the blue Connect button.
  • Step 12:Do not change any of the other values under Wireless Settings. Just click on the Save button to connect router to phone hotspot.
  • Step 13:You will see the Settings are changed successfully message at the bottom of the web page.
  • Step 14:Next, go to the left pane and choose the Wireless Security option. In the main window, change the Radio Mode to REPEATER.
  • Step 15:From the drop-down next to the Authentication Type field, select the WPA2-PSK option.
  • Step 16:The most significant part is that you need to choose the AES radio button for the Encryption Type field. It should not be set to TKIP. For mobile devices, it has to be AES.
  • Step 17:Enter the password in the Password field. Then, click on the Save button. You will see the Settings are changed successfully message.
  • Step 18:It will take about 10 to 20 seconds for the router to refresh and then restart.
  • Step 19:After a few moments, check if you have got the Internet connection on your computer.
  • Step 20:Try opening some web pages. If you can open the web pages, it means that the Internet connection is properly established.

You have now successfully connect router to phone hotspot network.