Connection icons for tethering and mobile hotspot
Drivers for computers
Mobile hotspot via Wi-Fi
Tethering via USB
When your device is sharing the mobile internet connection, refer to the following:
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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, Windows Vista®, and Linux. For more information about tethering and operating systems, visit www.android.com/tether.
You must install the appropriate driver on your computer before you can tether. To install the driver, go to http://www.lg.com/us/mobile-phones/TMUS_Update/index.jsp.
Note: When you connect your phone to your computer with a USB cable, you can either tether or access files on the phone’s memory card, but you cannot do both. If you want to use your computer to access the memory card, you must turn off tethering.
To set up or configure a mobile hotspot over Wi-Fi, follow these steps:
To turn on or turn off a mobile hotspot over Wi-Fi, follow these steps:
Your phone starts sharing its mobile network data connection via Wi-Fi.
Your phone starts broadcasting its Wi-Fi network name (SSID)so you can connect to it with up to five other devices. Your phone’s default SSID is LG-C800_##.
To share you mobile data connection with a computer over a USB cable, follow these steps:
If prompted on a Windows XP computer, click Next to install the driver software via the Found New Hardware Wizard. If necessary, click Browse and navigate to My Computer or My Documents, then click Next.
If prompted on a Mac OS X computer, click Network Preferences to set up the Android phone network interface. Click Apply.
Your phone starts sharing its mobile network data connection with your computer via the USB cable.
When finished, disable tethering and then safely disconnect the phone from the computer.
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