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How To Connect Phone To Laptop & Share mobile hotspot

For one reason or the other, you might have the need to connect your android phone to your laptop. At times you may have the need to tether an internet connection with your phone. Also, you need to share your files from a device to another. Laptop Prices in Nigeria 2020 (HP, Dell, Lenovo, Apple, ASUS, Acer, Samsung, Toshiba, and more)

There are two ways to share your Mobile phones Internet to laptop, they are ;

  1. Connect phone to laptop with USB
  2. Share mobile phone hotspot to laptop

Here is how to connect your phone to a laptop computer via USB:

Connect phone to laptop via cable connection

  1. Use any available USB Cable to connect the phone to a USB port on your laptop computer.

  2. Go-to the Notifications panel and open the USB connection icon.

  3. Select the connection mode you want to use to connect to the PC. And then choose from the following options: Charge onlyMedia sync (MTP)Internet connection, or Camera (PTP).

In the same vein, you can tether an Internet connection with an android phone. Simple Steps To Fix Laptop Screen With Pictures

This is simple way to share Android phone’s digital cellular connection. All you have to do is to connect the phone directly to a computer and activate the tethering feature.

Below is a step-by-step guide on how to Tether an Internet Connection with an Android Phone

  1. Simply connect the phone to a computer or laptop by using the USB cable.

  2. Open the Settings app.

  3. Select More, and also choose Tethering & Mobile Hotspot.

  4. Place a check mark by the USB Tethering item.

Internet tethering is activated.

After that, the laptop should recognize the phone as a “modem” with Internet access. An additional configuration may be needed, but depends on the laptop computer using the tethered connection. For instance, you may be required to accept the installation of recent software when prompted by Windows. How To Fix Windows 10, 8 Laptop Battery Plugged In Not Charging

  • A Hotspot Active notification icon appears, when tethering is active. Select that notification to further configure tethering.

  • Its not a compulsory task to disable the Wi-Fi radio to activate USB tethering.

  • Above all, you should be aware of charges against your cellular data plan when sharing network. Be mindful of your data usage when sharing a connection.

How to connect mobile hotspot to laptop

Connect mobile hotspot to laptop

There are many reasons to connect mobile hotspot to laptop, some one these reasons include; portability, security and reduced costs. Follow these steps to connect hotspot to laptop.

  1. Go-to settings and turn on your Mobile phone’s hotspot.
  2. Open the WiFi signal in your laptop and allow it to search for nearby hotspot.
  3. After getting your phone’s hotspot, tap connect.
  4. Provide any password if you set any on  your phone.
  5. You will now see connected.
  6. Go back to your mobile phone and and turn on your data.

That’s how to connect iPhone hotpspot or android hotspot to laptop without hassle. Buy best laptops on Amazon.

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