tethering help

Discussion in 'Android Devices' started by daisy0504, Sep 3, 2010.

  1. daisy0504

    daisy0504 New Member
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    I have the moto Droid and I'm trying to tether via USB. I hook my phone to my laptop and turn on tethering but where do I find my network to connect to. Thanks I'm probably doing it wrong
     

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  2. gritz

    gritz Active Member
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    Download the app PdaNet .... free. You start it on the phone, hook up the cable, and start it on your laptop ... works great.
     
  3. Frisco

    Frisco =Luceat Lux Vestra=
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    Hello Daisy - glitz has already provided you with what is probably the remedy to your issue, but I thought your question should still be moved to the Droid forums where more users of that device will have a chance to respond. :)
     
  4. Eurosteve

    Eurosteve Well-Known Member
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    Another app to look at is easy-tether. Also works great.
     
  5. bleedGreen

    bleedGreen Well-Known Member
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    i concur try the paid b/c free will let you tether but will not let you tether for real(it will not allow going to websites
     
  6. Eurosteve

    Eurosteve Well-Known Member
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    I think after the trial periods they both allow continued free access to HTTP sites but not https (secure)sites.
     
  7. Thornfullessrose

    Thornfullessrose Well-Known Member
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    Yes pdanet has proved worthy. It was fast and easy to set up.
     

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