How to Tether an Android to a PC via PDANet+: USB

Tethering your Android phone to your PC using PDANet+ via USB is easy. In this article, we are going to walk you through the steps, so you can use your Android's internet connection on your PC.


  1. You need to have PDANet+ app installed on your Android. Click this link to download PDANet+ to your Android.
  2. Connectify Hotspot doesn't work in Bridged Mode in regards to PDANet.

Step 1: Purchase Connectify Hotspot PRO or MAX from the Connectify website. While there is a free trial version of Connectify Hotspot, sharing 3G/4G or Ethernet connections as Wi-Fi is only available in the PRO and MAX versions.

Step 2: Launch PDANet+ on your Android. To do this, open the PDANet+ app and put a check on USB Tether.

Step 3: Download and install PDANet Desktop for PC in order to use PDANet+. You can go to download the PDANet Desktop for PC. If you need more help in installing PDANet+ or connecting to PDANet+ you can refer to this page:

Step 4: Connect (or “tether”) your Android to your PC using a USB cable. Then, click the PDANet+ icon at the bottom right-hand corner of your PC. Finally, click Connect USB.

Step 5: After you click Connect USB, you should get a confirmation that the connection was successful.

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