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Android Powered Phones

Tethered Modem Set-up

You can use your Android™-Powered phone as a modem to access the Internet from your PC. To take advantage of this tethering feature, you must have an APPROVED DATA PLAN associated with your account.

 
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Android™-Powered Phone Tethering

In order to use your phone as a tethered modem you'll need the following:

  • USB cable which came with your original purchase. USB cable not required for Samsung Mesmerize.
  • Appropriate drivers

If you own a Samsung Acclaim™ and need another copy of the appropriate drivers, you can download the Samsung Acclaim driver software here.

If you own an LG Apex™ and need another copy of the appropriate drivers, you can download the LG Apex driver software here.

To proceed in setting up your Android™-Powered phone as a tethered modem please click on your phone model below and follow the set-up instructions provided.

HTC
One™ V Desire™ Hero™ S Merge™
One™ V Desire™ Hero™ S Merge™
Wildfire S™
Wildfire S™
Huawei
Ascend II™
Ascend II™
LG
Apex™ Genesis™ Optimus U™ LG Splendor™
Apex™ Genesis™ Optimus U™ LG Splendor™
Motorola
Motorola Defy™ XT Motorola Electrify™ 2 Motorola Electrify™ Motorola Electrify™ M
Motorola Defy™ XT Motorola Electrify™ 2 Motorola Electrify™ Motorola Electrify™ M
Samsung
Galaxy Note II Galaxy S® III Galaxy S® II Galaxy S® Aviator™
Galaxy Note® II Galaxy S® III Galaxy S® II Galaxy S® Aviator™
Galaxy Metrix™ 4G Mesmerize™ Repp™ Galaxy Tab™ 10.1
Galaxy Metrix™ 4G Mesmerize™ Repp™ Galaxy Tab™ 10.1
Gem™ Galaxy Tab™ Acclaim™
Gem™ Galaxy Tab™ Acclaim™