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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 12

Install BlackBerry Link

Go to www.blackberry.com on your computer.

Find the download section on the website to download BlackBerry Link.

Download and install BlackBerry Link.

Step 2 of 12

Select USB connection setting

Slide your finger downwards starting from the top edge of the display.

Tap Settings.

Step 3 of 12

Select USB connection setting

Tap Storage and Access.

Step 4 of 12

Select USB connection setting

Tap USB Connections.

Step 5 of 12

Select USB connection setting

Tap Connect to Windows or Connect to Mac depending on the operating system on your computer.

Step 6 of 12

Select USB connection setting

Tap the return icon.

Step 7 of 12

Select USB connection setting

Tap Network and Connections.

Step 8 of 12

Select USB connection setting

Tap Internet Tethering.

Step 9 of 12

Select USB connection setting

If it's the first time you use tethering:

Follow the instructions on the display to establish a USB connection to the computer.

If you've used tethering before:

Tap Connect using.

Step 10 of 12

Select USB connection setting

Tap USB.

Step 11 of 12

Connect mobile phone and computer

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

Step 12 of 12

Turn on tethering

Tap the indicator next to "Internet Tethering" until the function is turned on.

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

Swipe right for the next step

Tap anywhere to dismiss

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