How do i setup USB tethering?

Last Update date : 2017.03.13


* Please note, this section is designed to give you basic product troubleshooting information, also refer to your user manual for more information.



To set up the mobile USB tethering for sharing internet on PC, follow these steps:


For Android OS Version 5.0 (Lollipop) follow the steps below:


Step 1: On the Home screen, tap on Apps.


Step 2: Tap Setting.





Step 3: Tap Mobile hotspot and tethering.





Step 4: Tap USB tethering.





Step 5: The mobile will then be saved as modem for the PC.





Note: Steps shown below are from Samsung device with Android OS Version 4.4.2 (Kit Kat)


Step 1: On the Home screen, tap Apps. 


Step 2: Tap Settings.




Step 3: Under Settings, scroll down to Network Connections then tap Tethering and Mobile hotspot. 





Step 4: Connect a USB cable to the USB port and tick USB tethering checkbox.





Step 5: The mobile will then be saved as modem for the PC.






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