How to Tether With T-Mobile

By James Page

Internet tethering enables a user to connect a mobile phone to a computer to act as a modem, allowing the user access to the Internet using a cellular data connection. Wireless carriers such as T-mobile offer this service as an additional feature on most smartphones that come with a 3G or similar service. Tethering is utilized through a computer's USB port or via a Bluetooth connection from the computer to the phone. Depending on the phone, tethering set-up will vary.

Things You'll Need

  • 3G/HSPA+ enabled phone
  • Unlimited Web feature
  • Tethering and Wi-FI sharing feature

Step 1

Connect the phone to the computer. Use the provided USB cable to connect the devices.

Step 2

Press the "Menu" key on the phone.

Step 3

Press "Settings" on the next screen.

Step 4

Press the "Wireless and Networks" option.

Step 5

Select the "Tethering and Portable Hot spot" option.

Step 6

Press the "USB tethering" option to share the data connection from your phone to computer.