Tethering: LG Optimus F3

Learn how to share your mobile data connection over a USB cable using the LG Optimus F3.

 

 

 

 

Connection icons for tethering

When your device is sharing the mobile internet connection, refer to the following:

 

tethering_on.jpgTethering via USB is turned on

 

 

Drivers for computers

 

To download and install device drivers for computers, follow these steps:

 

Note: For the latest information on operating systems and tethering, please visit www.android.com/tether.

 

  1. Connect your phone to your computer using the USB cable.
  2. From any Home screen, tap the Menu key.
  3. Tap System settings.
  4. Under 'WIRELESS & NETWORKS,' tap Tethering & Networks.
  5. Tap the USB tethering switch to turn on.
  6. When the 'First time use' window appears, tap OK.
  7. If your PC uses Windows XP, tap Download Windows XP driver, and then follow the on-screen prompts.
    Note: Windows 7, Windows Vista, and Linux systems will automatically download required drivers.

 

 

Tethering via USB

 

To connect the device internet to a computer via USB cable, follow these steps:

 

  1. Connect your phone to your computer using the USB cable.
  2. From any Home screen, tap the Menu key.
  3. Tap System settings.
  4. Under 'WIRELESS & NETWORKS,' tap Tethering & Networks.
  5. Tap the USB tethering switch to turn on.
  6. If the 'First time use' window appears, tap OK to learn more about USB tethering. Otherwise, tap Cancel.