Enable USB Tethering on Android OS 4.x

The following steps explain how to enable USB tethering for Android smartphones running Android OS 4.x.

Note: These settings are general instructions only. Android™ is available on many devices and different versions exist in the market. As such, some of the names, information or settings below may vary depending on the device you have. This guide was made to provide instructions on as many devices and versions of the Android OS as possible.

  1. Tap on Settings on the main screen.
  2. Tap on More settings.
  3. Tap on Tethering and portable hotspot.
  4. Toggle the USB tethering feature On/Off.