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Are you changing your internet sim card to another smartphone or modem rapidly? Do you want to share the internet to other devices without changing your sim card? No problem here is a solution called tethering. Tethering refers to sharing the internet connection from one device such as smartphone, tablet to another device such as pc, laptop, smartphone etc. The connection between these devices is possible only via Wi-Fi or Bluetooth or usb cable.

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Tethering can be done by 3 ways, check how can you connect using

To use usb tethering in pc, firstly, you need to install device drivers on your pc. Then connect your smartphone or tablet to pc using usb cable. Setup the connection settings in pc to access the internet from smartphone. The advantage of this tethering is, your battery gets charged. But, it allows only one device to connect at a time. Steps to use usb tethering: 1)   Go to settings in your smartphone and select more settings.

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  2)    In that select tethering and portable hotspot. Screenshot_2014-08-31-12-29-15 3)   Now click on the usb tethering option. Screenshot_2014-08-31-12-30-20 4)   That’s it.  Now you can use internet on your pc.

This is another way to share the internet. This feature is available from android 4.0 (Ice Cream Sandwich). To use this, you must pair both devices (i.e., your device and another device which you want to share the internet) and setup a connection using Bluetooth settings in your pc. The advantage of this tethering is, it consumes less battery than Wi-Fi tethering. But, it allows only one device to connect at a time and also the data transfer rate is slow compared to usb tethering and Wi-Fi tethering. Steps to use Bluetooth tethering: 1)  Go to settings in your smartphone and select more settings. Screenshot_2014-08-31-12-29-02 2)  Now select tethering and portable hotspot. Screenshot_2014-08-31-12-29-15 3)  In that click on Bluetooth tethering. Screenshot_2014-08-31-12-29-22 4)   If you want to use internet on pc, go to control panel and select Hardware. Otherwise skip this process. control panel 5)   In that select devices and printers and click on add a device. Untitled2 6)  Now your System Bluetooth will find your smartphone device,then click on next to install your device. Untitled.6png 7)  After installing, your device is shown. Right click on your device and select connect using access point.Untitled8 8) Now your device connects to the internet and you can use internet WIFI Tethering This is a most common and easy method to share internet from phone or tablet and called as Mobile or Wi-Fi hotspot. A smartphone or tablet which connected to mobile data is used as a router. This allows multiple devices (which are having wifi feature) to connect at a time. The major disadvantage is it consumes more battery.
1)  Go to settings in your smartphone and select more settings. Screenshot_2014-08-31-12-29-02 2)  Now select tethering and portable hotspot. Screenshot_2014-08-31-12-29-15 3)  In that turn on the  portable wifi  hotspot. Screenshot_2014-08-31-12-29-44 4) Now other devices can use internet by connecting to your device through wifi.

Also read “Connect Internet to your Laptop using Tether” for more information in detail.

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