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How to use a simple cell phone via USB cable to connect an Android tablet to the Internet?

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asked Feb 27, 2014
edited Mar 13, 2014 by Nadia B

When I connect my cell phone to my tablet via USB it requires to use "mass storage and com port". When I choose com port, there is no change in Internet connection availability. Can you help?

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answered Mar 1, 2014 by Julia Bocchetta (193,560 points)
edited Mar 13, 2014 by Nadia B

To enable the Internet, you need to make sure to enable USB Tethering. This option will enable Data connection on your phone and it will stream it to the available (connected) devices. You need to have an active data plan in order to use this feature. If the phone is connected through WiFi, there is no possibility to stream the Internet connection received from the WiFi network.

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answered Apr 26, 2014 by syam (180 points)

Don't get lost in these complexities, I give you a
better option. Install Folder Lock for Android in
your Android tab. Enter the app after the
formalities of password and all. Switch on your
WiFi and tap on the option of PC/Mac in the
app. Just enter the address that it gives in your
computer's browser and your Android device will
be connected to your PC or Mac without any
cable.

commented Jul 8, 2014 by Sofie516 (340 points)
It's useless as these days all the Android phones come with USB Tethering option.
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answered Jul 8, 2014 by Sofie516 (340 points)

You can use "Tethering & Portable hotspot" feature on your Android to connect to the internet. It's free and effective.

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answered Aug 17, 2014 by jasaseo (180 points)

Have you installed the driver of your tablet ?

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answered Sep 12, 2014 by nvvccctv (220 points)

you can use "tethering&portable hotspot" feature on your Android to connect to the internet. It's free and effective.

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answered Sep 26, 2014 by Joy Dabnath (740 points)

You need minimum 8 MBPS USB cable on the other hand you can use hotspot.

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