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Tethering Settings

Use Tethering to share your device’s Internet connection with a computer that connects to your device using a USB cable or by Bluetooth.

For more information, see Tethering.

Note: Using the tethering feature consumes battery power and uses data services.

  1. From home, tap Apps apps icon > Settings settings app icon.
  2. Tap Hotspot and Tethering hotspot settings icon.

    screenshot of hotspot and tethering settings
  • The Hotspot and tethering window opens.
  1. Choose an option:
  • Bluetooth tethering: Pair your device with the computer using Bluetooth. Consult the computer’s documentation for more information about configuring your computer to pair using Bluetooth. Tap Bluetooth tethering to turn tethering on.
  • USB tethering: Connect the computer to your phone using a USB cable, and then tap USB tethering to turn tethering on.