Connect internet from android to Computer using Bluetooth Tethering


Connect internet from Computer to android using Bluetooth Tethering. No need for any PC suite or USB cable to connect and access internet in PC or laptop. Tethering is one of the feature of Android mobile, which makes it possible. Tethering means actually we can share the internet connection of mobile phone with other device using WiFi connectivity, USB connectivity or Bluetooth. Android mobile offers to Tether over USB, Tether Over Wifi or Tether over Bluetooth. So Why Tether over Bluetooth? WiFi drains battery in relatively short time, as compare to Bluetooth and USB grabs your phone to stick to a fixed position, so Bluetooth tether is an another alternative to WiFi and USB tethering. You can also check for Connecting android internet to other mobile by tethering. Below are the steps to connect internet with Bluetooth tethering, but before implement the steps, ensure that
your computer or laptop should have Bluetooth device with installed Bluetooth driver and is functioning properly.

  • Note: Bluetooth Tethering is included after Android 4.0 i.e Ice Cream Sandwich version as a in-built feature.

Connect internet from Computer to android using Bluetooth Tethering

Connect internet from Computer to android using Bluetooth Tethering
Connect internet from Computer to android using Bluetooth Tethering

I had made this practical with Samsung Galaxy S duos, S3 and Other mobile phone, but it might be possible that your mobile may not have this facility.

Steps to Connect internet from Computer to android using Bluetooth Tethering

1.) Turn on your Computer or laptop Bluetooth on and ensure that it is capable to discover all other devices within a range.

2.) Enable your data packet and see if your internet is working fine in your android mobile, by checking opening web pages in your phone browser.

3.) Tap to settings in your android device and select wireless and networks. Tap on to Tethering and portable hotspot i.e Setting -> Wireless and networks -> Tethering and portable hotspot. Select Bluetooth tethering check box as shown below.

Connect internet from Computer to android using Bluetooth Tethering
Connect internet from Computer to android using Bluetooth Tethering

4.) Now move on to your computer or laptop to make couple of steps. Open control panel (For windows PC, Press window key then control panel) and select Devices and printer link to add your Bluetooth enabled android device, by pressing Add Devices button appearing in the above of window bar.

5.) In the opened up window, you can see your android mobile device which has Bluetooth On. Now select that device and then press next button. Let the device get paired with your computer or laptop.

Connect internet from Computer to android using Bluetooth Tethering
Connect internet from Computer to android using Bluetooth Tethering

6.) Last step. In the same window i.e in  Devices and printer, select the device and right click on it, where you can see the option to Connect with internet access. Once you clicked it, you are ready to go to access internet in few seconds in your Personal computer from your mobile device.

Connect internet from Computer to android using Bluetooth Tethering
Connect internet from Computer to android using Bluetooth Tethering

Open your browser and enjoy surfing. I suppose this should work properly, if you face any problems to Connect internet from Computer to android using Bluetooth Tethering then do comment below. Also do share your experience and your android trick for connecting internet with PC from mobile by commenting below.

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