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How To Tether Your Cell Phone Using PdaNet

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Download and Install PdaNet on Your Mac or PC
Install PdaNet on your computer to tether your cell phone

Install PdaNet on Your Computer

Melanie Pinola

Tether Your Android Phone to a Windows or Mac Computer

To use the PdaNet app for tethering your Android phone, you need to install the app on both your Android phone (download it from Android Market) and also install the software on the Windows computer (Windows XP, Vista, Windows 7 -- 32-bit and 64-bit versions available) or Mac OS X (10.5+) computer you want to go online from using your cell phone as the modem. Step 1: Download the PdaNet Android Windows or Mac installers from makers June Fabrics. (Alternately, you can download the installation file to your Android phone's SD card, connect your phone via USB and mount the SD card, and run the installation package from there.)

Step 2: Install PdaNet on Your Computer: Set up on the computer side is pretty straightforward though there are several steps involved. During the installation you'll be prompted to select your cell phone manufacturer and also connect your device via USB (enable USB debugging on your Android phone in Settings > Applications > Development). You may be warned by Windows Security that the publisher of the driver software can't be verified, but just ignore that prompt and choose to "Install this driver software anyway."

Next: Install the PdaNet app on your Android device

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