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Can i connect my phone to internet through PC via USB

by deviljagdish / February 29, 2012 12:23 AM PST

i have no data plans and want to have internet access on my phone through PC via USB as i have broadband connection

details of phone: Samsung Galaxy Y
Model : GT S5360
Android 2.3.6

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Re: phone to Internet via PC
by Kees_B Forum moderator / February 29, 2012 12:41 AM PST

If your cell phone has WiFi, it can connect to your wireless broadband router (or any free hotspot). And that's all you can do without a data plan.

Using a PC for Internet Connection Sharing (ICS) for another PC, is possible (although you rarely find someone who got it working). But I sincerely doubt if there's an Android app to support the USB side of the story in the phone.


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by JohnnyBoyeee / March 15, 2012 12:54 AM PDT

That will come in handy.

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I agree with Kees.
by R. Proffitt Forum moderator / February 29, 2012 1:27 AM PST

And we do have more solutions if more is told about the connection, the PC.

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it may help
by vishakaraj / March 2, 2013 3:11 PM PST
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