How can I share my internet connection invisibly and hide a connected device from the network?

Oli October 22, 2011
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My College only allows one device to be connected to each network port. However, I need WiFi on my phone as well as my laptop. Is there any way to share the connection from my laptop without my phone being detected on the network?

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  1. Jay
    October 22, 2011 at 9:56 pm

    http://www.makeuseof.com/dir/connectify-turn-your-pc-into-a-wireless-access-point

    Connectify should do this, because they claim the same thing on their youtube channel.
    he says, you don't have to pay $ per device you can pay for the laptop only.

    connectify : http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=jPgrAOuiWuk&feature=player_detailpage#t=122s

    Connectify is not free:
    You can do what connectify does with out installing it.
    by following these steps :

    steps with text n pic :http://www.dummies.com/how-to/content/how-to-share-your-laptops-internet-access-with-ano.navId-323042.html

    video :http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=Y7wOHdVmhOc&feature=related

    you connect to a network that you create on your computer, so may be they are right.

  2. Mjevolve
    October 22, 2011 at 4:47 pm

    connect your phone to your Laptop and use the laptops internet connection for surfing on your phone .

    this is enabled by making your Laptop act as a Hotspot .

    Connectify and Virtual router , are two apps for accomplishing this .
    they will make your laptop act as Hotspot and then you can connect any wireless device to it and use the laptops internet connection .

    but , m not sure whether the phone  will be discoverable as connected to the laptop and using its internet connection .

    like , if any admin of the network analyzes the data transmission between your laptop and its servers , he might notice data being routed to / through some " other " device .( other device being your mobile .! ) . 
    not sure .

    and theres also a possibility that your phone will be shown as a wifi device in the college's network range , and when analyzed might also show that it is connected to some "other" device and is using the internet . ( the other device now being your Laptop .! )
    again , not sure .

    connecting the phone to the laptop is easy , and if you do connect ,
    you can try making the phones wifi visibility as restricted / invisible .
    and then making limited  use of the internet ( via your laptop . )  

    try and see ...