Use this tag for issues sharing your Android device's internet connection via USB. For the other direction, use the 'reverse-tether' tag instead. Other related tags can be found in the full tag wiki.

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Can I USB-tether my Android tablet to my Android phone?

IIs it possible to USB-tether my wifi-only Galaxy Tab to my Galaxy S? I know how to wifi tether but it is a huge battery hog. Is there a mini-USB version of the Galaxy Tab cable? If so, can it be ...
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Widget for controlling tethering

Are there any widgets on the market that let me control standard Android tethering? I use it quite a lot and it's a pain to have to navigate through all the Settings options just to check a checkbox......
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Stop automaticaly switching to 3g if wi-fi drops

I have an android 2.2 phone. The other day, I was using a wi-fi connection on my phone and had it tethered to my laptop. For whatever reason, the wi-fi connection dropped and my phone starting using ...
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Can I set up Wi-Fi and USB tethering on the Galaxy Nexus without rooting it?

I am about to buy the Samsung Galaxy Nexus and I need to tether with the following connections USB to my Windows PC Wi-Fi with my Mac, iPad or iPhone (to download apps over 20MB) I will be using ...
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How to enable USB tethering on your Android phone to Mac OS X Lion

I want to tether an unlimited data plan on a Nexus S (with 2.3.6) via USB cable to a MacBook Air (with OS X Lion). The articles I read imply that given Apple's restrictions, that's imposible! Found ...
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Samsung Galaxy Y Hangs up when connected and tethered with USB

I just purchased a new Samsung Galaxy Y and it works fine normally. But when I connect my mobile with USB the explorer works fine in "my computer", but my phone gets hung up such that nothing works on ...
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How can I share the internet connection of my HTC Wildfire ( Android 2.2 ) via Bluetooth or USB?

I have HTC Wildfire and has Android 2.2 installed on it. I have internet (GPRS,3G) on mobile. I want to share to my computer as windows XP. Tried to figure out it first on other questions but didn't ...
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auto (usb) tethering when phone is connected?

Can I somehow auto turn on usb tethering when I connect my HTC Desire with Cyanogenmod 7.0.3 to my Windows 7 computer? NOTE Not when I connect it to anyother computer though.
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How can I do usb tethering with Mac Os X (using gingerbread Acer Liquid Metal & snow leopard)?

I would like to use my Android phone to let my hackintosh (10.6 snow leopad) surf the internet. The standard way of selecting usb tethering on android and plugging the usb cable tested on windows and ...
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CyanogenMod USB tether

I can't seem to find the option to enable USB tether in CyanogenMod 7.0.1 . Several pages and forum threads mention a checkbox under Wireless & network setting, but i don't have it. Is there ...
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How can I tether my phone's Wi-Fi connection to a PC over USB? [duplicate]

Today in my work the people from security are going to block internet access and only admit enterprise local pages. Luckily, there is a free Wi-Fi connection which I have access from my Motorola ...
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Use USB as network access for an Android device (reverse tethering)? [duplicate]

Possible Duplicate: How to set up reverse tethering over USB? Note I'm not talking about getting my PC network access through my Android device, I'm talking the opposite. I sit in a dead ...
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How to set up reverse tethering over USB?

My HTC G2 phone is rooted and running Cyanogenmod 7 I don't have a data plan. Sometimes I want to connect the phone to the Internet when there isn't Wi-Fi, to update Market apps, backup SMS messages ...