Every day, many people face problems with the Internet at home. Faced with this situation, smartphones have become something of a lifesaver as they can share a connection through the mentioned option USB modem. With this tool, present in several smartphones (iOS and Android), you can make Internet available to another device, be it a mobile phone personal computer or a laptop.
Regardless of where we are, for example at home or at work, mobile devices are the solution to times when the internet is down on other devices. This is because phones are designed to be always connected.
How do I use my smartphone as a modem to use WiFi?
If you’re wondering how to use the USB tethering feature, it’s important to make sure your wireless service provider allows you to use Internet Connection Sharing on your smartphone plan. This is to avoid additional costs. You should also keep in mind that your mobile data will be consumed according to your usage.
After mentioning the above, let’s explain what you have to do to use your phone as a modem. The first thing you should do is go to the “Connections” section in the “Settings” and enable the “USB modem” option. Next, connect your mobile phone to the PC or laptop you want to use.
If the function is active on the smartphone and it is connected to your computer (via USB), you will see that the network on it is like any other Wi-Fi network in the Windows or MacOS to access it.