How to share your data connection with other devices Android

Tethering and Wi-Fi

Thanks to our mobile devices and data rates we are all connected to the Internet now. Except coverage problems, we always carry with us an Internet that sometimes we can be very practicalsharing for other devices can connect to the Internet at any given time.

Since Android 2.2 (Froyo), virtually all devices allow us to tethering , ie share our data connectionso we can have Internet on our laptop or tablet, or to give Internet to that friend who is out data or coverage .

Tethering and Wi-Fi

Wi-Fi in Android

Share your Internet connection with other devices is easy. We just have to go to Settings> Wireless & networks> Tethering & Portable Wi-Fi . Now depending on our device would see options Anchor USB , to share our connection through a cable USB which would be connected to the laptop or computer, portable Wi-Fi hotspot , to create an access point Wi-Fi, and the option toAnchorage Bluetooth , the least used.

The option of Wi-Fi hotspot allows you to configure the Wi-Fi for añadirñe a network name, add a password and select security. Must revise the configuration of the Wi-Fi area to watch is protected so that nobody without our consent can connect.

Mobile hotspots

Now that we have seen how our device Android can share our data connection let an interesting option available from Android 4.1 (Jelly Bean) for those devices that will connect to a Wi-Fi hotspot created by another Android device.

Access points in Android

If we connect to a wireless access point that applications can not consume data when in the background so as not to spend so much data rate of the other device. This option is in Settings> Wireless & networks> Using Data Connections . Once in “Data usage” just have to go to the menu and access mobile access points to select Wi-Fi networks that are shared by a mobile device to prevent applications from connecting to the Internet in the background. They may also display a warning if you are downloading large files.

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