Connect Your Computer to the Internet Using Bluetooth to Access Your Smartphone Data Plan

Edited by Colette Cole, Crystal, Eng

Welcome to VisiHow. In this tutorial, I am going to show you how to connect to the internet using your cell phone's Bluetooth technology and data plan. This is only recommended for short durations of time, for example if we're travelling and don't have access to WiFi.

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    The first thing we want to do is ensure that the Bluetooth is turned on, on both the phone and computer
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    Then we're going to make sure that it's paired together. To learn how to do that, watch the video on VisiHow. Once that's paired, we're going to right-click on the Bluetooth symbol. In this case, it's in the lower right-hand corner of the screen.
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    Click on "Join a Personal Area Network"
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    We will then be able to see our phone in this list
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    Before we do this, we need to make sure that we have a good data plan. If we go over our data, it can get quite expensive. Click on "Connect using" at the top.
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    Click on "Access point"
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    If it's successful, it will say "Connection successful"
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    In the lower right-hand corner, it currently shows that it's identifying the internet access
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    We can now open a browser and load a web page
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    That is how you connect to the internet using your cell data using Bluetooth when you don't have WiFi available
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    Thank you for watching VisiHow. If you have any questions or comments regarding this video please feel free to use the comment section below. Take care.
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Categories : Windows

Recent edits by: Crystal, Colette Cole

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