How to Use My Cell Phone Internet on My PC

To access your cell phone's Internet connection on your PC, you must go through a process called tethering. Numerous applications, including PDANet and Tether, enable you to turn your cell phone into a wireless modem.

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Tether your cell phone to your PC and use it as a wireless Internet modem.

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Navigate to the official PDANet website (See Resources) and purchase/download the appropriate version of PDANet for your cell phone.

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Double click on the PDANet installer in your computer's "My Downloads" directory. Follow the on-screen instructions and complete the installation process.

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Visit the mobile applications store for your particular phone (i.e., Blackberry App World or Android Market) and search for PDANet. Download the free app to your phone and install it.

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Connect your phone to your PC computer using a USB cable. Open the PDANet app on your cell phone and press the "Enable USB Tether" tab. Hover over the lower right-hand portion of your PC screen and click on the PDANet icon. Double click on it and select "Connect".

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Surf the web on your PC using your cell phone's Internet connection.