How do I connect my Samsung Galaxy S® III to my computer for Tethering (use as a Wireless Modem)?

Your mobile device can be used as a wireless modem. You can share your device’s mobile data connection with a single computer.

USB Tethering

Installation of additional drivers may be required to tether your mobile device to your computer. 

  1. From the Home screen, touch Menu  > Settings  > More settings > Tethering and Mobile HotSpot.
  2. Connect your device to your computer using the USB cable that came with your device.
  3. Touch USB tethering to mark the checkbox and activate the feature. When the feature is on, a green check mark will appear.
  4. The USB tethering icon  is displayed at the top of your screen.

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