How to share my Alcatel Idol Mini Internet connection with a computer
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- Tethering lets you share the Internet connection from your Alcatel Idol Mini with a computer. Please note that you'll be using data from your mobile service and charges may apply.
In this example, we've used a Windows® 7 computer.
- 1. Connect your Alcatel Idol Mini to the computer using the USB cable.
- 2. Touch APPS.
- 3. Scroll to and touch Settings.
- 4. Touch More…
- 5. Touch Tethering & portable hotspot.
- 6. Touch USB tethering.
- 7. The phone is now tethered.
- 8. On the computer, wait for the device drivers to install then click Home network.
- 9. Wait while the computer automatically applies the settings and connects to the network.
- 10. Setup is complete. Click Close.
- Note: in step 8, we've selected Home network because we know and trust both the Alcatel Idol Mini and the computer.