EasyTether Pro

EasyTether Pro

50,000 - 100,000 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.

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. There is
no difference. You can buy whatever is visible with your carrier.

Remove other EasyTether versions before installation.

EasyTether is developed by Mobile Stream.

Recently changed in this version

First step to support Bluetooth tethering for Windows.


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Comments and ratings for EasyTether Pro
  • (70)

    by Phillip McKeen on 16/08/2014

    Between working from the road and missing my favorite mmo, easy tether has saved the day. Since you can install the drivers for the computer via mass storage on the phone, you don't even need to do the setup before you leave the house. The wired tether usually charges the phone (unless data loads are heavy), as opposed to Wi-Fi tether draining the battery even faster. It also works off your primar

  • (70)

    by D Bass on 16/08/2014

    Works great, I use it to link my slingbox to my laptop on trips or long rides. Nothing like watching the NE Patriots when away from home.Decent at 3G great when you are in 4G.

  • (70)

    by ronald clower on 16/08/2014

    I've been using this with my droid for several years. No internet service in the back woods. It has been my stay and gets the job done.

  • (70)

    by John Rankin on 16/08/2014

    The best....forget about it...

  • (70)

    by Terry Wysocki on 15/08/2014

    Piece of cake to use my phone as backup internet access for my network when cable goes down! Excited to try new Bluetooth tethering now.

  • (70)

    by James Ridlehoover on 15/08/2014

    Yes I might have a little problem here and there, but hey don't all have that problem - I do say this app works and with Verizon and Windows 7,8 & 8.1 - Please have EasyTether work with Windows 9 when it comes :)

  • (70)

    by Elegant Hippy on 15/08/2014

    I got the full app 2 years ago. I have not had any problems working it on my Windows 7 OS, using my LG Motion phone. Thanks!