Search for topic or select one below

Using tethering on my mobile phone

Want to use your mobile phone to establish an internet connection from a laptop or desktop? It's called tethering. It's easy, but remember you need to set up your mobile phone for internet before you can use this function.

Step 1 of 8

Install iTunes

Go to www.itunes.com on your computer.

Find the download section on the website to download iTunes.

Download and install iTunes on your computer.

Step 2 of 8

Connect mobile phone and computer

Start the program iTunes on your computer.

Step 3 of 8

Connect mobile phone and computer

Connect the data cable to the phone socket and to your computer's USB port.

Step 4 of 8

Find "Personal Hotspot"

Tap Settings.

Step 5 of 8

Find "Personal Hotspot"

Tap Personal Hotspot.

Step 6 of 8

Turn on tethering

Tap the indicator next to "Personal Hotspot" until the function is turned on.

Step 7 of 8

Turn on tethering

If this is the first time you use the function:

Tap Wi-Fi and USB Only.

Step 8 of 8

Establish connection

An internet connection from the computer via your mobile phone is automatically established.

When the connection is established, you can access the internet from your computer.

Swipe right for the next step

Tap anywhere to dismiss

Video guides

Media guides