How to use android as modem [wired or wireless]

Howdy, Friends, Have you ever used internet on PC through your android mobile.If YES then some part of the tutorial you already know if NO then Read on about android as modem to connect to internet through your android smartphone.

Use android as modem to run Internet on Your PC

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Learn How to connect to the internet through your Android smart phone

If you are reading this tutorial then definitely internet is the most necessary thing in your life. In today’s world internet is our basic need, why not be. But there are some requirements of internet to run, an internet pack, right. If you want to surf internet on your PC you need a modem or direct LAN connection, modem is good but a bit costly. I thinks you all have smart phones right.
Smartphones changed our whole life in a very convnient way, it replaces many things in our life some eg. are wrist watch, radio, transistor, torch, calculator, mp3 player, TV, etc. So, today i am going to introduce one more advantage, how to use android as modem wireless or wired both.

Many of you asked me on social media and some of you commented here that:-

  • how to use my android phone as modem
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  • how to use android phone as modem in windows 7
  • how to use android phone as modem via usb cable

The answer is pretty simple tutorial.Lets take a look below…


Tethering Tutorial: How To Use Android as Modem to run Internet on Your Computer by Wi-Fi hotspot, Bluetooth, USB cable (Tethering).

What is Tethering?

Tethering is a way of connecting one device, such as a mobile phone or a tablet, to another, such as a laptop, to be able to share the internet connection (2G/3G/4G data connection) . With the today’s latest Android smartphones and tablets, tethering, or mobile network sharing, is possible.

Well there are commonly three ways to connect to internet through your android device as like modem:-

1). WiFi Tethering (Hotspot: secure via password)

2). USB Tethering (more secure)

3). Bluetooth Tethering (less secure)

All these three settings you can find in one place…

Now Go To Settings and then click on Tethering and mobile hotspot.

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Now, here  you got all the options to use android as modem.

Lets first start with the most common…..

WiFi Hotspot

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WiFi Tethering: Mobile Hotspot

Wi-Fi tethering has faster theoretical speeds than Bluetooth. With Wi-Fi tethering, you can connect more than one device — but the battery will drain faster than if you used Bluetooth. – According to How to Geek

Step #1. select the very first option Mobile hotspot.

Step #2. activate it. Then configure it according to your need.

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Step #3. Now you’re Done. connect though it on your another device by using WiFi.


USB Tethering

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USB Tethering

USB tethering has the fastest speeds, but you have to connect your phone to your laptop with a USB cable. Your phone’s battery won’t drain because it will suck power from your computer’s USB port. – According to How to Geek

Step #1. Connect your phone to the PC or another Device via Data Cable to use android as modem.

Step #2. Now click on the Third option to connect.

Note : It will only visible when you successfully connected via data cable.

android as modem-usb tethering options

Step #3. Now you’re Done. connect though it on your PC by clicking connect in the network.


Bluetooth tethering

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Bluetooth Tethering

Bluetooth tethering has slower theoretical speeds, but this shouldn’t matter on 3G connections. You can only tether one device at a time via Bluetooth, but it uses less battery power than Wi-FI tethering. – According to How to Geek

Biggest Advantage to Bluetooth tethering is that the battery drain is much lower compared to WiFi tethering. Like USB tethering, only one connection is allowed via bluetooth.

Step #1. select the third option Bluetooth Tethering.

Step #2. now your phone’s bluetooth is automatically activated with tether support.

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Step #3. Now connect to the PC by activating your PC’s bluetooth and choose the connection.


One more thing i have to say is that if your phone is not having these features inbuilt the you can use 3rd party apps to use android as modem. Please comment if want those apps.

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