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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 6

Connect mobile phone and computer

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

Step 2 of 6

Turn on tethering

Slide your finger down the display starting from the top edge of your mobile phone.

Tap the settings icon.

Step 3 of 6

Turn on tethering

Tap the Connections tab.

Step 4 of 6

Turn on tethering

Tap Tethering and portable hotspot.

Step 5 of 6

Turn on tethering

Tap USB tethering until the function is turned on.

Step 6 of 6

Establish connection

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

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

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