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Turn your Samsung Galaxy Note II, s3 or s4 into a wifi hotspot to share internet with your laptop wirelessly

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Samsung S6 USB tethering - it is greyed out and I cannot turn it on. Can you help?

Hiya, the USB tethering is not able to be turned to 'on' on my phone. I go in to More Connection Settings and the options are for; printing, mirror link, download booster, VPN and default messaging app. . I can plug it in to my computer and it doesn't recognize that it is plugged in via a USB. My phone will only charge and therefore I cannot transfer any music. Help!. I have tried: Connection settings, mobile networks, privacy and settings, accounts and accessibility - but I don't really know what I'm doing!. I think it was caused by: A simple setting that needs changing so that the computer will pick up the USB connection. It's a new phone.

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How do I turn on tethering to laptop or PC for my Samsung Galaxy Note4 or Galaxy A5?

The tethering is greyed out on my Note4 or Galaxy A5. I am trying to connect my phone to my laptop or PC with the tethering option, but it is greyed out. Do you have an idea what might be the problem?

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    First of all, connect only using your original cable or a Samsung cable that is specifically compatible with either Note4 (for Note4) or A5 (for A5).
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    Enable mobile data by pressing the home button
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    Tap on "Apps" > "Settings" > "More settings" > "Mobile networks" > check "Mobile data".
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    Then, you need to contact your carrier or enter the control panel (dashboard, self-service) on the Web site of the carrier to modify your services and add tethering
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    Sometimes, network operators opt to gain revenue from those who like the tethering option and charge extra to enable that option. After you have paid for the service and it has been added, reboot your smartphone. The option should no longer be greyed out.
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My Samsung Galaxy S6 has no option for tethering and hotspots?

There is no option for tethering. I have tried: Tried to go to settings but there is no tethering

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USB tethering is not working in Samsung Galaxy A5?

I am using Galaxy A5 from last one and a half year but since last few days my phone did not connect with my computer through USB cable. In fact USB tethering option is not active in Tethering and Mobile Hotspot

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I have a Galaxy S7, how do you use it as a USB adapter for computer?

I have enabled USB tethering but my computer won't receive WiFi

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On my Samsung Galaxy Ace, I didn't turn on USB tethering?

Yes .. that is my problem when I plugged it, it only charges. Please explain how your situation is different than what is covered in the article. To best benefit all our users, priority is given to questions that are not already covered. I have tried: Please explain how your situation is different than what is covered in the article. To best benefit all our users, priority is given to questions that are not already covered. I think it was caused by: Please explain how your situation is different than what is covered in the article. To best benefit all our users, priority is given to questions that are not already covered.

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USB tethering greyed out on Samsung Galaxy S4 mini?

We did a factory reset on a Samsung Galaxy S4 mini and now the USB tethering option is greyed out and we cannot connect via USB to PC!

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