How to Connect Android Hotspot to PC via USB

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When your PC has trouble connecting to the internet or the WiFi is down, you can use the mobile connection from your Android phone to create a hotspot.

You can connect both devices via a USB cable which more reliable, no password required, and actually consumes less power compared to a wireless connection. Check out the steps below to turn your Android phone into a hotspot.

1. Connect your phone to your computer using a USB cable.

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2. On your phone, turn on the Data connection and Hotspot. These menus can be found on Notification Bar.

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3. Now, tap and hold the Hotspot menu to open extra options.

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4. Enable USB tethering.

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5. On your computer, Connect to the new network.

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6. The internet is basically ready to use. But there is one more thing, click Properties.

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7. Turn on the Set as metered connection open. This will help you save data plan when the mobile data is connected.

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To stop using the hotspot, just go to the network list and hit Disconnect. You can also unplug the USB cable that connects both devices.

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