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Connect internet from Android to computer – laptop using WIFI tether

Connect internet from computer – laptop to android using WIFI tether. No need for any PC suite and usb cable for connecting to access internet by PC and not even require an user-id and password or APN setting. This is all possible by “tethering” feature. Tethering means actually we can share the Internet connection of mobile phone with other device using WIFI connectivity or USB cable connectivity. You can even Share internet connection from PC to android using USB or using Bluetooth tethering, and also can share your internet data of mobile with another mobile phones. For connecting to PC with WIFI,  ensure that your Computer or Laptop should have WIFI device and functioning properly.

Share internet connection from computer – laptop to android using WIFI tether

Connect interent from computer - laptop to android using WIFI tether

Connect interent from computer – laptop to android using WIFI tether

I have made this practical with Samsung galaxy mobiles and Sony Ericsson phone, but it might be possible that your mobile may not have this facility. Here are some steps to Connect internet from computer – laptop to android using WIFI tether.

Connect internet from computer – laptop to android using WIFI tether

Step 1.) Ensure firstly, that your laptop or PC WIFI is turned on and is capable to discover all other devices within a range.


Step 2.) Enable your data packet and see if your internet is properly working in mobile and you are able to open web pages in your phone.

Step 3.) In your phone, go to its setting and select wireless and networks and go to “Tethering and portable hotspot”. i.e Setting -> Wireless and networks ->Tethering and portable hotspot. Now select “Portable WI-Fi hotspot” and make it enable or on, as shown below.

Connect internet from computer - laptop to android using WIFI tether

Connect internet from computer – laptop to android using WIFI tether

Connect internet from computer - laptop to android using WIFI tether

Connect internet from computer – laptop to android using WIFI tether

Step 4.) Now, select “Configure Portable Wi-fi Hotspot” and Set password and save it.

Connect internet from computer - laptop to android using WIFI tether

Connect internet from computer – laptop to android using WIFI tether

Step 5.) After doing all the above steps properly,see Network icon, i.e at bottom – right most, position, which will show you an available device or searched your phone or device, as shown below.

Connect internet from computer - laptop to android using WIFI tether

Connect internet from computer – laptop to android using WIFI tether

Step 6.) Click on connect and provide the same password as what you have set in mobile, in 4th step. Select home network, if network window pop up’s.

Step 7.) See the internet icon to appear in your pc. Open up your browser and enjoy surfing.

If you face any problem while following steps provided in Connect internet from computer – laptop to android using WIFI tether, comment below.

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31 thoughts on “Connect internet from Android to computer – laptop using WIFI tether

  1. mahboob

    i did all process but when i connect to internet from indroid phone it shows ” connection failed” i do not understand what happened ? pl help me
    how i check my fone data activated but it was working properly on another wifi device
    why id does not work with my laptop?

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  2. Prashant

    Hi,
    I tried this but I am good till 6th step, The 7th step did not work means I did not see any internet icon in my pc. I have checked that my pc acquired some IP addresses, but the internet is not working. Please help if I have to do any other setting. I am using Win XP Sp3.

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  3. lalit panchal

    Can I do opposite
    means operate mobile data through laptop internet.
    (without using mobile data)
    thanks

    Reply
  4. rahul

    I connected,but my web pages in android phn is not opening.

    Reply
  5. Nishant Saxena

    it works and really helpful.

    Reply
    1. tauqeer

      aap meri kuch help kar sakti hai

      Reply
  6. Kundan

    How i use my laptop internet on my samsung mobile via wifi.plz tell me about this

    Reply
  7. shabir sagar

    I have done this purpose but my PC runs on my android mobile’s network.

    Reply
  8. anagha

    I just click the connet button in my laptop showing the error msg windows was unable to connect to androidap.?why its coming like this.? How can I solve this.?

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    1. akshay Post author

      May be you are not passing correct password.

      Reply
  9. Kent

    Laptop buying help? pleasse please?

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  10. Nilamkunvar

    I tried this but I can’t connect my internet connection with my mobile.Please tell me some tips..

    Reply
  11. Afzal

    plz help i tried but my dial up connection not working please help me please

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  12. ajay

    i will try this

    Reply
  13. harsh

    When my phone is connected then my laptop shows a msg that is this computer has limited access. And internet is not shared,my mobile data is on but laptop shows no internet access

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    1. prakash

      hi buddy, i had a same problem, go to (internet protocol version 4 (TCP/IPv4) select obtain an IP address automatically and DNS server also. problem solved.

      Reply
  14. Deepak

    Wi-Fi is connected. But still i can’t browse.

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  15. Anoop Dhiman

    i have using internet through wifi, but previously i changed wifi password in our mobile and now i am unable to using internet by wifi, so please confirm how to check old password or using internet with new password in win-8

    Reply
  16. parthasarathi

    i done all the stteps but at the end i did not find any network connections available. please help. It used to work with my last mobile . But i bought a new one and could not connect it with WiFi on desktop. Please help.

    Reply
  17. mayank rathore

    all the steps are dan by me but not responding in computer

    Reply
  18. Abhishek Biswas

    Hi…
    I want to share my PC’s internet connection with my smartphone Samsung galaxy grand neo….but my PC have not any wifi or bluetooth connection..what can I do knw??plzzz reply me fast..

    Reply
  19. ajay singh

    its connected bt says no internet acesss if i troublesoot dns server might experiencing problems … wat to do now . suggest me.

    Reply
  20. J.M.N.

    My Samsung duos 4.4.2 version show that laptop was not in range

    Reply
  21. Rahul

    I have been followed all the steaps as appears but then also my PC says No Internet access. Pl give me a solution.

    Reply
  22. kaalus

    I’m using unlimited social pack(whatsapp,twitter, FB) but I want to unblock other sites like YouTube, and others web browsers in my laptop (win8 os) via mobile wi-fi lhotspot. How can I open others restriction websites. Though, I tried hotspot shield in my laptop it show green button but unable to open others sites besides social networking sites.
    Can you show me your intellectual on this part.

    Reply
  23. Aruna

    ji pc nu internet mobile sathe kese cannect kar sakte he?

    Reply
  24. Hemkumar Kalathuru

    Hii Mr.Akshay. I have a small doubt. I am having a alcatel company modem for surfing internet , I use reliance sim for internet. I need to know that is there any method to share a modem’s internet connection from laptop to android phone. I am not having hotspot option in my laptop to share. What is the method to share the ineternet from modem of pc to android ?? May I please be known Akshay ??

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  25. Hannan Ahmad

    Wi-Fi tethering is a very cool way of using the cellular networks data connection on a computer. If the network you are using is a 2G network then don’t bother with the setup of the connection, but if you have a 3G or 4G plan then go for the setup and enjoy surfing the internet.

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  26. Ak tiwari

    How i use my laptop internet on my samsung mobile via wifi.plz tell me about this

    Reply
  27. Payel Sinha

    Virtual router from CodePlex is free and works great.

    Reply

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