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How to share my Apple iPhone 3GS Internet connection with a computer

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Apple iPhone 3GS (8GB) (4.0.1)

1. Connect the Apple iPhone 3GS to the computer using the USB cable.

Tethering lets you share the Internet connection from your Apple iPhone 3GS with a computer. Please note that you'll be using data from your mobile network and charges may apply.
In this example, we've used a Windows® 7 computer.

Note: in step 9, we've selected Home network because we know and trust both the Apple iPhone 3GS and the computer.

Last Updated:11/12/2012

2. Touch Settings.

Tethering lets you share the Internet connection from your Apple iPhone 3GS with a computer. Please note that you'll be using data from your mobile network and charges may apply.
In this example, we've used a Windows® 7 computer.

Note: in step 9, we've selected Home network because we know and trust both the Apple iPhone 3GS and the computer.

Last Updated:11/12/2012

3. Touch General.

Tethering lets you share the Internet connection from your Apple iPhone 3GS with a computer. Please note that you'll be using data from your mobile network and charges may apply.
In this example, we've used a Windows® 7 computer.

Note: in step 9, we've selected Home network because we know and trust both the Apple iPhone 3GS and the computer.

Last Updated:11/12/2012

4. Touch Cellular.

Tethering lets you share the Internet connection from your Apple iPhone 3GS with a computer. Please note that you'll be using data from your mobile network and charges may apply.
In this example, we've used a Windows® 7 computer.

Note: in step 9, we've selected Home network because we know and trust both the Apple iPhone 3GS and the computer.

Last Updated:11/12/2012

5. Scroll to and touch Set Up Personal Hotspot.

Tethering lets you share the Internet connection from your Apple iPhone 3GS with a computer. Please note that you'll be using data from your mobile network and charges may apply.
In this example, we've used a Windows® 7 computer.

Note: in step 9, we've selected Home network because we know and trust both the Apple iPhone 3GS and the computer.

Last Updated:11/12/2012

6. Touch Personal Hotspot.

Tethering lets you share the Internet connection from your Apple iPhone 3GS with a computer. Please note that you'll be using data from your mobile network and charges may apply.
In this example, we've used a Windows® 7 computer.

Note: in step 9, we've selected Home network because we know and trust both the Apple iPhone 3GS and the computer.

Last Updated:11/12/2012

7. If you see this screen, touch USB Only.

Tethering lets you share the Internet connection from your Apple iPhone 3GS with a computer. Please note that you'll be using data from your mobile network and charges may apply.
In this example, we've used a Windows® 7 computer.

Note: in step 9, we've selected Home network because we know and trust both the Apple iPhone 3GS and the computer.

Last Updated:11/12/2012

8. The Apple iPhone 3GS is now tethered.

Tethering lets you share the Internet connection from your Apple iPhone 3GS with a computer. Please note that you'll be using data from your mobile network and charges may apply.
In this example, we've used a Windows® 7 computer.

Note: in step 9, we've selected Home network because we know and trust both the Apple iPhone 3GS and the computer.

Last Updated:11/12/2012

9. On the computer, wait for the device drivers to install then click Home network.

Tethering lets you share the Internet connection from your Apple iPhone 3GS with a computer. Please note that you'll be using data from your mobile network and charges may apply.
In this example, we've used a Windows® 7 computer.

Note: in step 9, we've selected Home network because we know and trust both the Apple iPhone 3GS and the computer.

Last Updated:11/12/2012

10. Wait while the computer automatically applies the settings and connects to the network.

Tethering lets you share the Internet connection from your Apple iPhone 3GS with a computer. Please note that you'll be using data from your mobile network and charges may apply.
In this example, we've used a Windows® 7 computer.

Note: in step 9, we've selected Home network because we know and trust both the Apple iPhone 3GS and the computer.

Last Updated:11/12/2012

11. Setup is complete. Click Close.

Tethering lets you share the Internet connection from your Apple iPhone 3GS with a computer. Please note that you'll be using data from your mobile network and charges may apply.
In this example, we've used a Windows® 7 computer.

Note: in step 9, we've selected Home network because we know and trust both the Apple iPhone 3GS and the computer.

Last Updated:11/12/2012

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