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Sony Xperia Z1

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I can't use tethering on my mobile phone

This troubleshooting guide will take you through a number of possible causes to help you find a solution to your problem.

Possible cause 1:

Your computer and phone haven't been set up for tethering correctly: Set up your mobile phone and computer for tethering.

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1. 1. Connect mobile phone and computer

Open the cover on the left side of your mobile phone.
Connect the data cable to the phone socket and to your computer's USB port.

2. 2. Turn on tethering

Slide your finger down the display starting from the top edge of your mobile phone.
Tap Settings.
Tap More....
Tap Tethering & portable hotspot.
Tap USB tethering until the function is turned on.
Tap OK.

3. 3. Establish connection

An internet connection from your computer via your mobile phone is automatically established.
When the connection is established, you can access the internet from your computer.
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