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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How to control additional tethering settings on android phones?

I want to use my phone and data plan as a temporary solution for providing Internet for my whole home network. I have plugged it into my OpenWRT router via USB and it's network device usb0 is so far ...
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Using MyWi USB 3G Tethering from iPhone to Galaxy Tab 2 10.1

I've been using MyWi on my jailbroken iPhone 4 for over a year now and it works great giving me a 3G connection to my laptop anywhere I am via the USB tether. Is this possible to do on my Galaxy Tab ...
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Tethering not working on rooted phone (both WiFi and USB), free third-party apps also fail

I recently rooted my Huawei GL07S and switched to an operator which explicitly allows tethering (I inserted the new SIM card into the GL07S). When I go to ...
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---What checks should I go through if my laptop can't connect to the internet through tethering?

I need to connect my laptop to the Internet by tethering through my smartphone, I'm using a Galaxy GT-S7270 with Android 4.2.2, a laptop with Windows 7 and a tablet with Windows 8. Whenever I try ...
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Odd problem with USB tethering: Error 324 (net::ERR_EMPTY_RESPONSE) or Error 102 (net::ERR_CONNECTION_REFUSED)

I am accessing internet with my Laptop through 3G USB Tethering from my Nexus S with Android 4.0.4. About half of the time, I lose connection and I am unable to access any website on my Laptop or use ...
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How can I access USB tethered device from WiFi hotspot?

So I found out the hard way that the USB tether IP is 192.168.52.x and the WiFi addresses are 192.168.53.x. My goal is to be able to access the USB tethered device (Raspberry Pi) from WiFi as if it's ...
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Native USB tethering of wifi (not mobile data)

I would like to know if later versions of Android natively support USB tethering of the phone's wifi connections. If so, after which version? I know that there are custom ROMs that allow you to use ...
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How can I make Windows remember my Galaxy S3

Whenever I tether my Galaxy S3 to my laptop, using the built-in functionality from the Network Settings, Windows considers it a completely new connection: It labels the network "Network X" (with X ...
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Port forwarding during usb tethering

How can i enable port forwarding during USB tethering? I know there are plenty of apps available for this. but i want to know is there any method available to perform this without installing an app ...
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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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USB internet option for tethering greyed out. How to fix it?

Under Settings → Wireless and networks, USB internet will not highlight nor will it let me activate it and therefore, I can't connect my smartphone to the PC. Is there an alternate way to check ...
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USB thethering netdns set

Im Trying to create network emulation using USB tethering on KK. The problem is that I cant set net.dns to my host ip, and therefore any dns resolution is answered with Unknown Host. I read that ...
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Internet sharing - Ubuntu

I have a smartphone (from a local manufacturer). It has an option saying 'USB Internet' with description 'Sharing windows PC internet via USB cable'. My first question is whether I can bridge my ...
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USB Tethering Problem

I am using USB Tethering to use my phone as a modem. Whenever I activate USB Tethering, there will be two network present in my PC. One named Network X(X being a number which is incremented every time ...
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Why is portable hotspot and tethering not working?

I am trying to use tethering features to connect my laptop to the Internet. On my Samsung Galaxy S3-i9300 device when I enable a portable wi-fi hotspot and connect wirelessly I can connect from my ...
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Samsung Galaxy S6: Internet access to an external device like an LED TV?

I have NO internet access at my home, but my phone of course does. Is it possible to connect a device to the Galaxy S6 through its USB port, that would allow it to feed internet to a device with an ...
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Tasker - USB Tethering Context and/or Task

I want to be able to use USB Tethering as either a context or a Task in Tasker. How would I do this. Android Version: 2.3.6 (Gingerbread) Tasker Version: 1.6u2 Other Important Stuff: I have the ...
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USB tethering on Samsung SM-T700 Lolipop (5.0.2)?

How to turn on USB tethering on Samsung SM-T700 Lolipop (5.0.2)? There is no more option: Go to Settings -> Wireless and networks -> More... -> Tethering and portable hotspot . Device is NOT bought ...
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USB tethering in bridged mode

I now successfully USB tethered in router mode. Phone acts as a NAT-router assigning internal IP-address to computer. I need USB tether in bridged mode, when phone shares same IP-address with computer ...
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HTC Incredible (ADR6300) Tethering driver

I am trying to use the USB tethering feature of the HTC Incredible (ADR6300) from Verizon. Unfortunately the drivers are no longer available from htc.com, HTC Sync does not provide drivers for the ...
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Does tethering cause any writes to the phone?

My desktop can't be connected by Ethernet (dont have any cables right now) so I'll just tether to it with my phone, thing is I'll download a lot of games now and I wont have a cable for a time so, I'm ...
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How to share a tethered computers internet to another computer via ethernet

Basically the chain goes WiFi -> phone -> USB cable -> Windows 7 laptop -> Ethernet cable -> Windows Vista laptop The WiFi network is a locked down system where everyone connects ...
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how can I usb tether between two android phones

I want to access the internet connection of my first android phone with my second android phone, via usb. I am sensitive to wifi/network radiation emissions, so I want to connect the first phone via ...
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Phone going into Emergency calls only after USB tethering for 30 minutes

Since the time I started using USB tethering, my phone has been going into Emergency calls only after 30 minutes of little to no use. I find it a bother to always have to restart my hone to use calls ...
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Cannot browse on laptop using USB tether

Android: 4.1 I have tethered my Android device with my laptop, but still I cannot browse/connect to the internet on my laptop.
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can't find setting static IP or Enable android reverse tethering

I have a nexus S and Android 4.1.2, I want to share a wifi connection from my laptop (ubuntu 13.04) and connect to it from my Nexus S, But.. I can't find where can I set a static IP address on my ...
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Mobile detecting Laptop as “charger” instead of “USB Connected”?

From quite some months, I have been using a rooted Samsung Galaxy Y mobile phone. The battery life is not much and so, everyday whenever I am doing any work on my laptop, I just connect my mobile, so ...