Tethering: Samsung Galaxy Note5

Learn how to share your mobile data connection over a USB cable using the Samsung Galaxy Note5.

 

 

 

Computer drivers

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

  1. Download and install Samsung Smart Switch that is compatible with your computer from http://www.samsung.com/us/support/smart-switch-support/#!/
  2. Connect the cable to a compatible USB port on your computer.
  3. Connect the other end of the cable to your mobile device.
  4. Allow your computer to install any required drivers for your device. This process may take a few minutes.

 

USB tethering

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

Android 6.0 Marshmallow

  1. From any Home screen, tap Apps.
  2. Tap Settings.
  3. Tap Tethering and Mobile HotSpot.
  4. Connect your phone to your computer via USB cable. For best results, use the cable that came with the phone.
  5. To share your connection, select the USB tethering check box.
  6. Tap OK if you would like to learn more about tethering.
  7. Once connected, Tethered appears under 'USB tethering' and the check box is selected.

 

Android 7.0 Nougat

  1. From any Home screen, tap the Apps icon.
  2. Tap Settings.
  3. Tap Connections.
  4. Tap Tethering and Mobile HotSpot.
  5. Connect your phone to your computer via USB cable. For best results, use the cable that came with the phone.
  6. To share your connection, select the USB tethering check box.
  7. Tap OK if you would like to learn more about tethering.
  8. Once connected, Tethered appears under 'USB tethering' and the check box is selected.