Have you known about a possibility of connection your device to a PC as an Android modem? Do you know how to use android phone as modem? Let’s talk about the various options to use your phone as an modem Android.
Generally, the Android smartphone can be an Internet hotspot in three different ways: two of them are “by the air” – Wi-Fi, Bluetooth and by one is connecting via USB-cable. The first two methods require the built-in wireless network card or usb adapter to connect to the Internet by Wi-Fi or Bluetooth. If you do not have such devices, then you should finish reading this article until the end.
You can connect the smartphone as the hotspot to the PC without wasting much time and effort and there are more than enough options to get Internet connection to PC by usb modem Android. You can select a specific method, depending on what kind of smartphone you are using, and what version of Android OS is installed on it.
First, you need to charge your smartphone before starting to use it as an Android usb modem, live both the PC and the phone switched-on. You should be ready for failure, because it`s not so easy to connect you smartphone to PC as a modem usb Android.
This method is the easiest and it doesn`t need side programs or other things. To use Android phone as modem you should do next steps:
How to find “USB storage” mode on your phone – instruction:
In majority of cases, if you use LG or HTC on Android 4.x and later go to “Settings -> Networks -> Portable Hot Spot -> USB network sharing”. There can be another item names but the sequence of operations is the same.
Here is it. The usb modem log Android OS has done.
If you have problem with or can`t find item USB network sharing on your device, write us in comments bellow. We will respond as soon as it possible and give you step-by-step instructions how to enable network sharing on you Android smartphone model.
This option is for the lucky the Samsung smartphone owners. Make sure that your phone has a program that can synchronize with your PC (Samsung Kies recommended).
Hooray, you have set android usb modem up yourself!
To set the smartphone as a usb modem Android you can use the program Easy Tether Lite (or the full-featured version Easy Tether Pro). This program is supported and available for all operating systems.
If you are lucky owner of the Android device with OS version 3.x and later you need to activate the Developer Options Menu. To do this you need to go Settings ->About phone -> Build Number and tap 7 times on this item.
After that do the same steps as for the Android 2.x:
This method was the first ever existed, but it is quite time-consuming operation. So leave it to the case, if other methods have not helped. You need to download the latest versions of programs – OpenVPN and Azilink.
On the smartphone screen will appear the message «Connected to host», that displaying service information about the traffic, the available connections, etc.
Turn off the Wi-Fi! If you do not, the Internet won`t use the protocol 3G / EDGE.
There are many options to use smartphone as a USB modem Android. Moreover, most pleased thing that none of them need root to use this function and none of them will not damage you device, PC or data files. The worst thing is that your PC simply would not have an access to the Internet via Android usb modem.
So feel free to experiment!
In conclusion, I would like to add that in comparison with modem 3g android usb modem connection speed would be a bit slower, because of the limited smartphone abilities, that is actually quite logical.
If recommended methods didn`t help you to connect your Android modem, write us in a comments bellow and we will answer you immediately. Good luck!