Tethering: Google Nexus 6

Learn how to share your mobile data connection over a USB cable using the Google Nexus 6.

 

 

 

Computer drivers

  • Tethering works with Windows 7, Windows XP,Windows Vista, Mac OS X, and Linux. For more information about tethering and operating systems, visit www.android.com/tether.
  • For Windows XP, you must have the appropriate driver installed on your computer before you can tether. To learn more, go to www.android.com/tether.

 

USB tethering

  1. Connect a USB cable to your phone, then to a computer.
  2. A USB icon will appear at the top of the screen and the notification Connected as a media device or Connected as a camera appears briefly at the top of the screen.
  3. From any Home screen, tap the Apps icon.
  4. Tap Settings.
  5. Tap More.
  6. Tap Tethering & portable hotspot.
  7. Tap the USB tethering check box.
  8. Your computer is now sharing your device's data connection.
  9. When done, safely disconnect the device from the computer.