How to Set up USB Tethering on Windows 11?

How to Set up USB Tethering on Windows 11

Have you ever shared your mobile Internet with other people? The way you are sharing your data package with others using your cell phone is called a Wi-Fi hotspot. However, there is also another way that you can share your mobile Internet connection with your computer using a USB cable. This feature can be implemented on Android and iOS devices without any problem, all you have to do is you need to learn how to set up USB Tethering on Windows 11 between Android or iOS devices. USB tethering it’s not just for Windows, you can set USB Tethering on your PS4 or PS5 too as long as you’re comfortable with it.

How to Set up USB Tethering on Windows 11?

Setting up USB tethering on windows 11 is not as hard as you think, so here are the steps that you have to follow to access your smartphones Internet on your windows 11 laptop, desktop tablet or any other device that you are using.

The very first step that you have to do is you need to turn off your Wi-Fi on your computer. The fastest way to turn off the Wi-Fi is simply click on the Wi-Fi icon at the taskbar and then click on it and simply turn it off.

Set up USB Tethering on Windows 11

Turn off your Wifi.jpg

The second step for you is to enable the Wi-Fi hotspot on your Android or iOS device. If you are using an iPhone, tap on the settings, then tap on activate personal hotspot, toggle to enable the personal hotspot on your iPhone.
Set up USB Tethering on Windows 11

Image Courtesy: Lifewire- Enable Personal Hotspot in iOS

If you are using an Android phone, simply search for Wi-Fi hotspot at the search bar in the settings and enable the USB Tethering. The moment you toggle the USB tethering, you will notice a warning saying that USB tethering can incur network charges, just ignore it by tapping OK.
Click on the Images to zoom.
This is this step where you need to plug your smartphone with your computer or tablet using a USB or USB-C cable. It depends on your smartphones charger.
After you have attached the USB to your computer, enabled the USB Tethering or Wi-Fi hotspot on iOS, now you will see an Ethernet icon appearing in the taskbar.
Set up USB Tethering on Windows 11

USB Tethering successfully established.jpg

Once the connection is established, you can check the USB tethering is working properly or not by visiting settings network and Internet.
Set up USB Tethering on Windows 11

Connection Established


This is how to this is how to Set up USB Tethering on Windows 11, so to summarize the post. First, You need a USB cable, a USB port on a computer, and enable Internet package on your smartphone. Once you acquired these requirements, follow the post and enable the USB tethering or Wi-Fi hotspot, and use your smart phone as an Ethernet.

Leave a Reply

Your email address will not be published.

This site uses Akismet to reduce spam. Learn how your comment data is processed.