Can I use my phone as a modem?

Discussion in 'All help topics' started by ElyStar, Sep 21, 2014.

  1. ElyStar

    ElyStar Moderator Staff Member

    You will need to enable USB Tethering for your device to be used as a modem. (Account provisioning may be required, please contact your service provider for this feature).

    To enable this feature:
    1. Touch Apps
    2. Touch Settings
    3. Touch More
    4. Touch Tethering & Mobile Hotspot
    5. Check the box for USB Tethering (this option is not selectable while Wi-Fi is on, or unless connected to a USB cable).
    You can tether your phone to your computer with a USB cable to share your phone's internet connection with your computer.
    • Tethering works with Windows Vista, Windows 7, Windows 8 and Linux.
    • For more information, including using USB tethering with other Operating Systems, see www.android.com/tether#usb
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