ClockworkMod Tether (no root)

ClockworkMod Tether (no root)


(3 stars)


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  • Easy to use
  • No root required
  • Requires mobile and desktop software
  • Requires a USB cable
  • Needs data stats for better monitoring consumption
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Expert's Review

"Internet everywhere"

Reviewed by / Nov 21, 2013

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?

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Developer's original description available here
ClockworkMod Tether is a USB tether solution for Mac, Windows, and Linux that allows you to use your phone's data connection to get internet access on your desktop or laptop.

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 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:
Easy Tether
TeamViewer VPN

Applications that may interfere with Tether on Mac:

Questions? Comments? Support? Just shoot me an email to

Recently changed in this version

1015: Update for new in app purchasing
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.

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Comments and ratings for ClockworkMod Tether (no root)
  • (48)

    by zenas893 on 08/01/2014

    is this 10 mins. video necessary to usb tether a phone ?
    it is directly available in the phone.

  • (48)

    by Jayme Murray on 05/03/2015

    I used this for it doesn't work. the support people don't answer emails....going to find something else and not refer this app to anyone, not worth the time or aggravation. UNINSTALL.

  • (48)

    by Michael Clarke on 05/03/2015

    Was working but now all I get from pc is connected. Waiting for tether connection please help

  • (48)

    by Lal Beals on 05/03/2015

    On 2/15/15 I emailed support have yet to receive a response. I reset my phone and now I am unable to use app, the "Recover Purchase" feature from the menu does not work, now I am being punished because when I purchased it I did so through Google in-app and not PayPal. Ps I also emailed support in Aug of 2012 (I was finally able to resolve it myself) and have till this day not received any reply.

  • (48)

    by TheGoodFella J on 05/03/2015

    No intructions....i installed it on my i have no idea wat to do

  • (48)

    by mike p on 05/03/2015

    Don't have the app and don't need it but no someone that uses it so I give the app 2 stars

  • (48)

    by Barud Tesfaye on 04/03/2015

    worth it!!

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