ClockworkMod Tether (no root)
1,000,000 - 5,000,000 downloads
- Easy to use
- No root required
- Requires mobile and desktop software
- Requires a USB cable
- Needs data stats for better monitoring consumption
ClockworkMod Tether allows you to connect desktop/laptops to the Internet using your mobile data connection
Now you can connect your desktop/laptop to the Internet even if you don't have an available connection around. You only need to, first, download and install desktop software Mac, Linux and Windows and, second, download and install the application (here the .apk.
No root is required. However, you will need a USB cable to transfer mobile data connection from your phone to your computer (watch out for data plan limits).
The app is really easy to set in both desktop and mobile version. Windows users also need to install the USB/ADB driver for their phone. Once all set and done, you can start surfing the web using your mobile data connection. Awesome, isn't it?
Need a direct link to the Tether Android installation (APK) file?
Looking for the Premium version of ClockworkMod Tether? It is a $4.99 in app purchase, no additional download necessary!
ClockworkMod Tether does not require root on your phone and does not require a separate tethering plan. Tether should work with any carrier and phone and does not require a carrier's tethering plan. To get around the root requirement on your phone, Tether will need to install a virtual network adapter on your computer; so there is a PC side install.
1) Install this application on your Android phone!
2) Install the Tether software on your PC. If your PC currently has an internet connection, you can download it here:
If your PC does NOT have an internet connection at the moment, start Tether for Android and use the Help button to easily download the PC software to your phone. You can then copy it to your PC and install!
Windows users will also need to install the USB/ADB driver for their phone. Tether's setup process will assist you through that step by step, or you can use the link below!
That's it! Connect your phone via USB to your PC, start Tether, and turn it on! Happy surfing!
If you have problems with Tether, please try the following first:
Disable Firewalls and Antivirus software.
Make sure you area not connected to the internet on wireless or ethernet.
Make sure you are using your OEM's USB data cable (and not just a charge cable).
If still not working, please contact email@example.com and provide the log from the Tether log window!
Tether is a 14 day trial. You will have full unfettered usage for 14 days, after which you will only be able to download 20MB a day. Please buy Tether Premium from the application's menu to unlock the full version and support future development!
Tether speeds slow?
Your USB speed is limited to the speed of the *slowest* peripheral you have connected. It is recommended you unplug any unnecessary/slow USB peripherals to get maximum Tether speeds.
Need a direct link to the Windows Drivers?
Applications that may interfere or cause installation issues with Tether on Windows:
Applications that may interfere with Tether on Mac:
Questions? Comments? Support? Just shoot me an email to firstname.lastname@example.org
1013: Refresh adb versions and network client
1012: Add action bar menu that disappeared in Android 4.0.
1010: Fix connection issue (blue icon) caused by the previous release.
1008: Add support for tethering multiple phones at the same time to increase download speeds.
1007: Fix billing bug not transferring purchases to different devices properly.
1006: Update tether notificaiton icon.
1006: Fix potential billing bug.
1005: Fix tethering when the phone is connected to an IPv6 network.
Some lists where this application appears: Reviewed by Emmanuel Lund.
literally stopped working after I bought it. i'd like a refund
Great app. Great instructions. Great developer support. Thanks!
Easy to connect and fast use than systeam tether connect by usb
But sadly still uses your Hotspot data (at least with T-Mobile). Was looking to fix wifi connectivity issues, and worked until I still go charged Hotspot limits.
Not working! Bought premium edition and still not working. Using mac.
Thank you guys superb app!!! Just a question, why I have only 10 MB speed in the "local area connetion status"? I get better speed with wireless, 75 MB. Otherwise excellent!!!