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How to access Android mobile internet through PC and laptop?

Date: 15 Mar 2013   Group: Computers & Smart Devices    Category: Internet, Networking and Connectivity   


How can I connect to the internet using my Android Smartphone as modem? I know there are USB and WiFi options for the connection. But when I tried the same it shows error connection. So explain the procedure in steps for better using through the mobile internet in the desktop or laptop.


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Author: raju kshirsagar    18 Mar 2013      Member Level: Silver     Points : 6  (Rs 8)    Voting Score: 0

Android Phones have a brilliant system, tool called Tethering in it . This utilizes the hardware called Wi-Fi hub simply it turns the phone into Wi-Fi hub and broadcasts the wi-fi signals through it. This is the primary idea to use the phone's internet through cell because mostly the today's devices have built-in Wi-Fi in it. All you need is to go into (Settings :> wireless and network settings:> tethering and portable hot spot and just tick the portable Wi-Fi hot spot option. There are security options like open SSID security (WPA , PSK etc. ) configure it and then you can use the phone like Wi-Fi router .
If you don't have Wi-Fi enabled PC or Laptop, you can install the PC suite of your Android Phone into your PC or laptop and then after connecting the phone with the PC or Laptop you can turn USB Tethering ON by ticking the options in the options near same as above

Author: Jebaprincy    18 Mar 2013      Member Level: Gold     Points : 4  (Rs 5)    Voting Score: 0

You can make use of Tethering and portable hot spot to access the internet on your system. If you have Wi-Fi option in your laptop, just select the hot spot option through settings-> Wireless networks-> Mobile network-> Tethering or Potable hot spot. Then switch on Wi-Fi in your laptop and now you can see the signal from android and click on it to connect. USB tethering is also available. To use this facility you must have software package which to be installed to your system. You have to connect your Android mobile via USB cable and enable this option to access internet.



Author: Vilas    19 Mar 2013      Member Level: Gold     Points : 8  (Rs 10)    Voting Score: 0

Tethering is awesome technology to connect your smartphone to personal computer (PC) or laptop. Tethering of your Android mobile device with personal computer (PC) or laptop or other devices is very easy now days. Before WiFi and Bluetooth technology we need to use USB cable to connect smartphone to personal computer (PC) or laptop. But with latest's technology tasks became easier. To access Android mobile internet through PC and laptop you just have to do few settings as said bellow,

In Android mobile device
1. Go to settings
2. Select Wireless networks
3. Then select Tethering or Potable hotspot
4. Configure security options for secure WiFi connection

In personal computer (PC) or laptop
1. Start your personal computer (PC) or laptop
2. Switch on WiFi
3. Search for your Android mobile device WiFi
4. Select connect it
5. Enter PIN etc required
6. All done

Now you will be able to use internet connection from your Android mobile device. Go for any reasonable internet 2G/3G plan for unlimited internet surfing through your Android mobile device. As per Google we can share our Android device's data connection with up to five devices at once, by turning phone into a portable Wi-Fi hot spot. Tethering is awesome technology to connect your smartphone to personal computer (PC) or laptop. Tethering of your Android mobile device with personal computer (PC) or laptop or other devices is very easy now days. Before WiFi and Bluetooth technology we need to use USB cable to connect smartphone to personal computer (PC) or laptop. But with latest's technology tasks became easier. To access Android mobile internet through PC and laptop you just have to do few settings as said bellow,

In Android mobile device
1. Go to settings
2. Select Wireless networks
3. Then select Tethering or Potable hotspot
4. Configure security options for secure WiFi connection

In personal computer (PC) or laptop
1. Start your personal computer (PC) or laptop
2. Switch on WiFi
3. Search for your Android mobile device WiFi
4. Select connect it
5. Enter PIN etc required
6. All done

Now you will be able to use internet connection from your Android mobile device. Go for any reasonable internet 2G/3G plan for unlimited internet surfing through your Android mobile device. As per Google we can share our Android device's data connection with up to five devices at once, by turning phone into a portable Wi-Fi hot spot.

Author: Ramchandra    21 Mar 2013      Member Level: Gold     Points : 2  (Rs 3)    Voting Score: 0

It is very easy to access the internet from Android smartphone with a technology called Tethering. You can activate the WiFi on your smartphone through and it will work as a wireless access point. You must have wireless LAN option on your PC to access internet from your smartphone. You can set a password for mobile WiFi connection so that other users can not access your it.
Author: Bharath    06 Apr 2013      Member Level: Gold     Points : 32  (Rs 16)    Voting Score: 0

When it comes to connect internet from android mobiles to PC, should make changes in the settings of both mobile as well as to PC.
First we see the changes should be made in the mobile,
1. Data option should be enabled in the Android mobile.
2. To enable the Data need to go Settings.
3. Select the Wireless & Networks.
4. Pick Mobile Networks in the options.
5. Finally select Data Enable.
6. If the mobile is a dual sim facility select any one sim and follow the setting options.
7. There were two ways to connect the mobile to PC in that select any one. One way is USB and another way is portable Wi-Fi hotspot.
8. If you select USB, then plug the USB cable from PC to Android mobile.
9. In Android mobile, go to Setting.
10. Select Wireless & Network option.
11. Tap Tethering & portable hotspot option.
12. Check USB Tethering.
13. Now the data will be connected to the PC to use the internet.
14. If you select portable Wi-Fi hotspot, then configure the Wi-Fi hotspot in Android mobile.
15. Go to Settings.
16. Select Wireless & Networks in the option.
17. Then pick portable Wi-Fi hotspot settings.
18. Next is configuring Wi-Fi hotspot.
19. In Network SSID, type priceandspecification.
20. In Security, select WPA2 PSK.
21. In Password, set any 8 digit number.
22. Finally save it.
23. In Android mobile, go to setting.
24. Select Wireless & Networks in the option.
25. Tap Tethering & portable hotspot.
26. Check Portable Wi-Fi hotspot.
27. Now the data will be connected to access the internet.

Second we see the changes should be made in the PC,
1. Ask like mobile, PC also follows two way methods to connect the internet. One way is USB and another way is portable Wi-Fi hotspot.
2. If the PC is installed with Windows 7, the driver will automatically installed on connect Android mobile to PC through USB.
3. If suppose the driver is not installed properly, then download connect_android.zip.
4. Install it and use the internet.
5. Use the same way for the portable Wi-Fi hotspot.

Author: [Anonymous]    18 May 2013      Member Level: Gold     Points : 5  (Rs 5)    Voting Score: 0

You have not clearly stated about your Android Smartphone model to help you easily, the thing is there are couple of smartphones that just come with WiFi option but there will be no WiFi 'Hotspot' option which help you to connect to your laptop or desktop for browsing via pairing and setting.

If you have WiFi hotspot + tethering feature in Android smartphone then go into Settings and go to wireless and network settings, now click on tethering and portable hot spot then just tick the portable Wi-Fi hotspot option. Now can go to your computer and click on WiFi option to switch it on for search your smartphone device vs system to browse it. WiFi hotspot feature is like external WiFi router which helps to get net connectivity for your computer.

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