You’ve got an Internet connection via a network cable. Can you wirelessly share that connection with other devices? Can you make your Windows computer run like a WiFi router? In short: Yes!
On Windows, Android USB tethering usually works as advertised, but Mac OS X is missing some essential USB network drivers. Here’s what you need to know.
Wi-Fi problems can be obnoxious, but most can be fixed without a degree in computer networking. Your Windows 8 wireless Internet connection can be shared via cellular data, Ethernet, or even another Wi-Fi connection.
There are ways to tether on any Android phone, even if your carrier has disabled tethering. The first method we’ll be covering here doesn’t require root (though rooted users have more options).