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Why is my USB tethering greyed out on my Note4?

Why is my USB tethering greyed out on my Note4?. I have tried: I've turned on developer options and selected USB debugging

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First, check these solutions.

  • Check your USB cable. It should be genuine cable for your device.
  • Make sure you have tried all the USB ports in your PC.
  • Update your Note4 to the latest Android version. Press the home button. Tap on "Apps". Tap on "Settings".
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Scroll to the "System" section and tap on "About Device". Tap on "Software update" and "Check for updates".

  • Enable mobile data on your Note4. Press the home button. Tap on "Apps". Tap on "Settings". Tap on "Data usage". Enable "Mobile data".
  • Switch between different modes (4G, 3G, or 2G). Press the home button. Tap on "Apps". Tap on "Settings". In "Wireless and networks" section, tap on "More networks". Tap on "Mobile networks". Tap on "Network mode". Select one of the modes to test it.

Then, use this solution.

  1. 1
    Press the home button.
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    Tap on "Apps".
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    Tap on "Settings".
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    Tap on "Connectivity".
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    Tap on "Default connection mode".
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    Uncheck "Charge only".
    If you cannot perform the last steps and tethering is still greyed out, then you will need to contact your carrier and ask if tethering is allowed for your plan or if you can add the tethering service to your plan.
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USB tethering is greyed out on the tablet, and I can't find the instructions you are giving?

USB tethering is greyed out on the tablet. Your advice says that I should go and check off that it should charge instead it should connect. I use a Galaxy tablet 2 10.1 inch

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How do I enable my USB tethering on Android?

Hello, my USB tethering is greyed out. When I connect my cable I can't access on my phone. I use Infinix Hot2. I have tried: I tried downloading USB apps on my phone but all didn't work.. I think it was caused by: Android upgrading

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I can't USB tether my phone to my computer, although I've done it in the past?

Sure - I used to be able to connect my LG phone to my computer to download my pictures. Now this function doesn't work. When I go into settings and USB tethering, that capability is "greyed out" and won't let me connect. I just installed the latest t mobile Android update, but that didn't help. I went through the steps in the article, but the default setting option is not available.

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USB Tethering greyed out and I'm unable to copy my files?

With the last Android update (6.0.1) the option in the notification area vanished and now USB tethering is also greyed out. I' could always switch from charging to MTP via the notification bar, now I don't have that option. When I go to USB tethering, it is greyed out and shows that the USB is not connected. I've tried a different cord, but nothing.. I have tried: Developer mode - shows MTL enabled.

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Different cable.

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Power cycle both the PC and the phone (LG Nexus 5). I think it was caused by: Version 6.0.1 Android update within the last 2 weeks. It stopped immediately after the update.

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My USB Tethering is greyed out but I have an LG Stylo phone can this still work?

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