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Wondering how you could share the internet connection from your Samsung Galaxy S3 with laptop, tablet or another mobile phone? Turning the tethering feature on is what you need to do. Once you have setup your Samsung Galaxy S3 smartphone setup for internet connection, you can start sharing the data connection of it via USB, Bluetooth or Wi-Fi. To do that, just follow the steps below.

Via USB
  1. Connect the USB cable to your mobile phone and computer.
  2. Tap on Apps icon
  3. Tap on Settings
  4. Tap on More Settings
  5. Tap on Tethering and portable hotspot
  6. Tap the box beside the USB Tethering to put a check on it and activate.
  7. Your computer should automatically establish a connection with your Samsung Galaxy S3 and you should be able to connect to internet on your computer when its done.

Via Bluetooth
  1. Pair you the bluetooth of your Samsung Galaxy S3 to the device where you want to share your data or internet connection
  2. Go back to the home screen and tap on Apps icon
  3. Tap on Settings
  4. Tap on More Settings
  5. Tap on Tethering and portable hotspot
  6. Tap the box beside the Bluetooth Tethering to put a check on it and activate.
  7. Your computer should automatically establish a connection with your Samsung Galaxy S3 and you should be able to connect to internet on your computer when its done.

Via WiFi
  1. Tap on the Apps icon
  2. Tap on Settings
  3. Tap on More Settings
  4. Tap on Tethering and portable hotspot
  5. Tap the Portable WiFi Hotspot on
  6. Go to the Wi-Fi settings of the other device and search for the WiFi network of your Samsung Galaxy S3 and connect to it. You should be able to connect to the internet once they have successfully established their connection.

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Pete said... July 17, 2012 at 9:00 AM

Is there a way of having the wifi tethering switch On the home screen

Glenn said... July 17, 2012 at 9:44 AM

I think you need a widget for that. Try this one from Google Play.
https://play.google.com/store/apps/details?id=com.diyphonegadgets.wifihotspot&hl=en

 
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