When I am at home or office, connecting to internet is not issue. However, if I am outside or travelling and if I want to connect to internet from my laptop, IPad or any mobile device, I had to find a WiFi hotspot. But now a days with all these advancements in mobile communication, connecting to internet using the smart phone is very simple.
In this post I will show you how to use an android smartphone as a modem.
All you need is a data pack enabled on your mobile connection. I have the 3G data pack enabled on my cell phone.
There are two ways of connecting to internet.
Below are the steps:
Using your cellphone as a WiFi router.
Note: You can configure your Mobile AP setting to give a different name and also making the connection secure. For this you have to select the “Mobile AP settings” option under “Tethering and portable hotspots”
Connect using USB cable (USB Tethering)
Note : I have tested this on Windows PC and Laptops only
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[Note: All these have been tested on Samsung Galaxy Phone]