Tethering: Samsung Galaxy Note8

Learn how to share your mobile data connection over a USB cable using the Samsung Galaxy Note8.




Computer drivers

  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

  1. From the Home screen, swipe up on an empty spot to open the Apps tray.
  2. Tap Settings > Connections.
  3. Tap Mobile HotSpot and Tethering.
  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, move the switch for the USB tethering to ON.
  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.