Monday, April 7, 2014

Connecting Your Windows 7 Computer To The Internet Via Tethering

Tethering is an advanced technology that enables users to connect one device with another. This means that if you have a smart phone, you can easily share an Internet connection with your other device such as laptop or a tablet. With this useful option, you can use your cellular provider’s data plan on your computer. This proves to be quite handy especially in those cases when you are away from a wired or Wi-Fi connection.

If you are using a Windows 7 computer and have Android phone, you can easy use the phone’s Internet data on your system. Thus, you can easily manage your work even if you are not at your office or home. For connecting your system to the Internet via your Android phone, you can follow these instructions provided by the technicians available at the Windows support number:
  • The first thing you need to ensure is if your phone is capable of creating a Wi-Fi hot spot. In some cases, you may not know how to check this feature. Here, the best option would be to do a search for Android phones with hot spot and then check by adding your phone’s model number. The result would show you if your phone supports this feature.
  • If your phone supports hotspot, you can download, find and run your Hot Spot app. Once you have downloaded, you need to follow the on screen directions to set up your hotspot.
  • For this, first you need to choose the start tethering option on your app so that your phone becomes a Wi-Fi hot spot.
  • Now, turn on your Wi-Fi card is turned on your Windows 7 computer. You would be able to find this option by clicking on Control Panel, followed by Networking.
  • In the next step, you would require refreshing your wireless networks. Here, in the list of wireless networks, you would see an option that says Android Phone or Android Tether. At any point of time, you can also dial up the Windows support number to seek assistance from the technicians.
  • Now, you need to connect your system to the Android tether and then open your browser to browse the web.
These steps would help you to connect your Windows 7 computer to the Internet via your Android phone. For more information on tethering, please contact our 24/7 Windows technical support team.

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