Tethering: LG Optimus T

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





Connection icons for tethering

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


active.pngTethering via USB is turned on



Drivers for computers


To download and install drivers for a Windows computer, follow these steps:


Your phone can share its mobile data connection with a single computer via a USB cable.


Tethering works with Windows® 7, Windows XP, and Windows Vista®. To download and install the driver go tohttp://www.lg.com/us/mobile-phones/TMUS_Update/index.jsp


Note: When you connect your phone to a computer with a USB cable, you can either tether or access files on the memory card but you cannot do both. If you want to use your computer to access the memory card, then you must first turn off tethering.



Tethering via USB


To share your mobile data connection with a computer over a USB cable, follow these steps:


  1. Connect your device to a computer using a USB cable.
  2. Press the Home key.
  3. Tap the Menu key.
  4. Tap Settings.
  5. Tap Wireless & network.
  6. Tap Tethering & portable hotspot.
  7. Tap USB tethering to turn on tethering.


Your device starts sharing its mobile network data connection with your computer or other device via the USB connection.