Use you android phone as wireless receiver for desktop computers

If you are using your android phone to browse internet via wireless than you can convert it into wireless receiver to browse the internet on your pc that does not have a wireless device. This is very useful if you have a wireless connection around you and want to browse the internet on your more comfortable Desktop PC.


[This can only be done on devices having android 2.2 or above.]

The trick is simple, First connect your device to wifi then just follow the steps below to use your android as a wireless receiver.

Step 1:

Go to settings and select wireless and networks


Step 2:

Select Tethering and portable hotspot


Step 3:

Check USB tethering


There will be new Local Area Connection on your computer and connected to it. Now if you can browse the internet via wifi on you device then you can browse internet on your computer.

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