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How to Tether Any Smartphone to Linux for Mobile Internet?

Tethering means establishing a connection between your smartphone and your computer. You have to use a suitable USB cable for tethering. Follow quick steps how to tether any smartphone to Linux for mobile internet are provided below.

How to Tether Any Smartphone to Linux for Mobile Internet

Android mobile phone:

  • Establish a connection between your Android mobile phone and your Linux computer using a USB cable.
  • The Android mobile phone will detect the USB connection automatically.
  • Select the Allow option.
  • On your phone, go to the Notifications bar, search for the USB message, and tap it.
  • Navigate to the ‘Use USB for’ section and tap the USB tethering option.
  • This will establish a connection between them.
  • To check the IP address, use the ‘ipconfig’ command.
  • Search for the usb0 field.
  • For some, you have to choose the USB connection.
  • On the Linux computer, search for the network tray applet.
  • Select your network option. This will establish a connection between the Linux computer and the Android mobile phone.
  • By using these steps how to tether any smartphone to linux for mobile internet.

Blackberry 10:

  • First, connect your Blackberry 10 phone to the Linux computer using a USB cable.
  • On your phone, go to the Settings application and tap the Network Connection option followed by the Internet Tethering option.
  • Select Connect -> USB and then enable the Internet Tethering option.

Blackberry OS:

Tap Manage Connections -> Network and Connections -> Mobile Hotspot Connections and set the network credentials.

iPhone:

  • Open the Terminal application on the Linux computer and enter ‘sudo apt install libimobiledevice6’ command without the single quotes.
  • On the Settings screen of your iPhone, tap the Personal Hotspot option and turn on the toggle beside the ‘Allow Others to Join’ option.
  • On the Linux computer, you have to select the eth0 or eth1 connection.

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