EasyTether Carrier Edition

EasyTether Carrier Edition

10,000 - 50,000 downloads

Pros
  • Ease of use
  • Multi-OS compatible
Cons
  • Shabby interface
  • HTPPS, instant messenger and game console thethering blocked in the free version
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Expert's Review
5.0
Worthy

"Keep moving, keep connected"

Reviewed by / Sep 28, 2012

EasyTether Lite allows you to use your smartphone connection to navigate on your computer

This version has been enhanced and includes no usage restriction.

You just need to enable 3G/4G/WiFi connection on your smartphone and connect it to your computer via USB. Then, you have to choose the OS running on your computer to avoid incompatibilities and start surfing the web (Windows 7/Vista/XP-64 bit/XP-32 bit., Mac OS 10.4-10.7, Ubuntu, Fedora supported). It doesn't need either root access either advanced configuration. It's for all audiences. However, it allows you to set DNS in case you have to.

The main flaw of this app is that the developer blocks HTTPS, Instant messengers and game console thethering on the Lite version. The only way to unblock these features is upgrading to the full version ($9.99). And it has to be said that it's far from being cheap. Given that there are other Tethering apps that doesn't block it (and which are free), it has no sense.

We wish, Mobile Stream, the developer of this app will re-think this way of making money with his app. Besides that, the app works great.

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Developer's original description available here
RUN THE APP ON YOUR PHONE AND FOLLOW THE SETUP WIZARD.

EasyTether shares Internet connection from your smartphone with your computer or tablet.

It supports USB tethering for Windows, Mac OS X or Linux computers and Android 4.x tablets.

It supports Bluetooth tethering for Android 4.x tablets only.

It does not require root access or special tethering plans.

It supports PS3, Xbox and Wii tethering by means of Internet connection sharing feature on Windows or Mac.

We recommend that you try free EasyTether Lite before making a purchase.

One-time fee only.

Some carriers have hidden the original EasyTether app. They cannot do this because of the latest FCC tether rules.
Note that all paid EasyTether versions function the same way, you can buy whatever is visible with your carrier.

Remove other EasyTether versions before installation.

Recently changed in this version

TCP/IP checksum improvements for Intel and MIPS processors


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Comments and ratings for EasyTether Carrier Edition
  • (70)

    by Danny Jelencic on 16/06/2014

    Not a single issue on my S4 (4.4.2) connected via USB to my Mac (OSX 10.9).

  • (70)

    by Jay Foley on 10/06/2014

    Works flawlessly.

  • (70)

    by Gabriel Moreno on 02/06/2014

    When it comes to accessing my business files from on the go where no Wi-Fi is available, ET is a life saver. Easy choice. EasyTether.

  • (70)

    by Dustin Russell on 30/05/2014

    It works great I'll give 5 starts to both this and your tablet app once you update it for kitkat 4.4 I'm really wanting to use my tablet nearly anywhere with this app. Keep up the great work Devs! -please if you would give me a high level estimation of when the update for kitkat might come out it would be greatly appreciated.

  • (70)

    by Decorum Mortis on 01/05/2014

    Use to work awesome stopped working about two weeks ago. Customer service inadequate and seems unwilling to assist

  • (70)

    by Anthony Gower on 15/04/2014

    Works awesome. Not a single glitch. When I'm roaming I still can get on the Internet with my computer through my phone using this app. & surprisingly speeds are pretty descent. Best money I've spent on an app. If you don't have this app your missing out if no internet or WIFI connections are available. Must have app for tethering. Used the free ones & they don't work.

  • (70)

    by David Sontag on 09/04/2014

    motorola millenium phone and a nexus 7, they were detecting each other but couldn't get internet access on the tablet with bluetooth or cable tether. Couldn't get it to work. Free version worked before upgrading to kitkat on tablet.