How to Connect Mobile Data to Computer

Connect Mobile Data to Computer

An intimate way to share the Android phone’s digital cellular connection is to connect the phone directly to a computer and activate the tethering feature. Not every Android phone has this capability. Meanwhile, most of the latest mobile phone is capable of connecting mobile data to a computer

Tethering is a solid way to provide Internet access to another gizmo, such as a laptop or a desktop computer. Follow these steps to set up Internet tethering or connect mobile data to a computer.

How to Connect Mobile Internet to PC, Laptop or Netbook

There are various ways or option to connect mobile data to a computer, we shall be taking them one after the other. Please stay until the end of the article.

Connect Mobile Internet to PC, Laptop or Netbook Via WIFI

This is the easiest and common way that gives the ability to connect other mobiles, Xbox’s, laptop to our mobile Internet. It increases the usage of battery power.

It requires having a WIFI adapter on the computer. Most modern laptops and netbooks have preinstalled adapters instead of PCs.

We can find such separate adapters in any computer shops at a low price. We recommend using a USB adapter that gives the option to use it with many devices. But there are PCMCIA (for laptops) and PCI (for PCs) adapters. So we may choose the appropriate type.

Connect Mobile Data to Computer

Connect Mobile Data to PC, Laptop or Netbook Via USB

Step 1 ====> Connect the phone to a computer or laptop by using the USB cable. The best success with this operation is when the computer is a PC running Windows.

Step 2 ====> Open the Settings app.

Step 3 ====> Choose More, and then choose Tethering & Mobile Hotspot.

Step 4 ====> Place a check mark by the USB Tethering item.

Internet tethering is activated.

The other device should instantly recognize the phone as a modem with Internet access. A further configuration may be required, which depends on the computer using the tethered connection. For example, you may have to accept the installation of new software when prompted by Windows.

When tethering is active, a Tethering or Hotspot Active notification icon appears. Choose that notification to further configure tethering

Unlike creating a WIFI hotspot, you don’t need to disable the WIFI radio to activate USB tethering.

Sharing the digital network connection incurs data usage charges against your cellular data plan. Be careful with your data usage when you are sharing a connection. With this simple explanation, you have successfully connected mobile data to a computer via the USB method.

Connect Mobile Internet to PC Through Bluetooth

This method used when both the above options are unavailable. Here is what you need to do

Step 1 ====> It increases the usage of battery power.

Step 2 ====> It requires having Bluetooth adapter on the computer (as in the situation with Wi-Fi adapter).

Step 3 ====> Remind that do not place we mobile so far from the computer due to the average distance of this type of connection in the real environment should be less than 10 meters.

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In conclusion, any of the methods above is cable of connecting mobile data to PC of any kind. If this has helped you, kindly comment below.

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