How to connect Android Mobile Phone to PC for internet?
Also if you are a Windows phone user, find out how to connect andoid mobile phone to PC for internet HERE.
Nowadays most of the people use their Android phones to access the internet on their PC or laptop. It not only provides excellent connectivity but you are able to access high speed internet wherever you are. The process of establishing the connection between the mobile and PC is quite easy but it is important to follow the procedure step by step so that you are able to enjoy high speed connectivity without any problem.
Initial settings in your Android devices
Before you get started, it is important to ensure that the Data option is enabled. This can be done by following the below steps.
Step 1 – First look for Settings option
Step 2 – Now search Wireless & Networks
Step 3 – Go to Mobile Networks & select Data
Step 4 – Check whether it is enabled or not
In case, your device is a dual SIM phone, make sure to select the service provider to access the internet and follow the above steps.
How to access the internet on your PC through Android phones?
Accessing the internet through your Android phones can be done in two ways, one is USB tethering while the other is via Wi-Fi hot spot. We will discuss both the ways so that you can access the internet through any of the methods which seem to be easier for you.
Via Wi-Fi Hotspot
Step 1 – The first step is configuring the Wi-Fi hotspot in your Android Smartphone’s or tablets
Step 2 – In order to configure, go to the Settings tab in your Android devices
Step 3 – Find Wireless & Networks option and then look for Tethering & portable hotspot
Step 4 – Here you will get the option of Portable Wi-Fi hotspot settings
Step 5 – Scroll the menu and search for Configure Wi-Fi hotspot. Now enter the information Network SSID/router name, security level and password (8digits only). Save it
Step 6 – Now go to Settings option again and tap Tethering & portable hotspot. Check whether Portable Wi-Fi hotspot is enabled or not
Step 7 – Locate the Wi-Fi connection on your computer and establish a connection
Step 8 – A small window will pop up where you need to enter the security key.
Now you are free to access the internet from your Android devices onto the PC.
The next method to access the internet on your desktop is through USB tethering. Follow the below steps for the same.
Step 1 – Check for the Settings option in your Android devices
Step 2 – In the menu, search for Wireless & Networks
Step 3 – Then look for Tethering & portable hotspot
Step 4 – Go to USB Tethering and enable it.
Step 5 – Now search for the Android device on your PC
Step 6 – Once the software is recognized, it has to be installed before it can be used
Step 7 – After installation, the internet connection is established and can be accessed on your PC
So both the methods are very easy and almost similar, therefore you can try any of them as per your suitability. Hope you are able to access the internet on your desktop without any difficulty.
5 thoughts on “How to connect Android Mobile Phone to PC for internet?”
How to locate wifi hotspot in pc
It is not a big deal. but what i am looking for is how to make reverse tethering via pc using cable.
Thanks for the info
i am using note3 with kitkat.when i am connecting through wifi hotspot and usb tathering only i can access msn.com website only.i am not able to access other websites.
please help me how to access another websites also.
Thanks and Regards
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