As is said, whatever iDon't, Droid does, this phenomenal Google product from the Android clan assures its users ultimate flexibility and usability. Well, if you have heard about the tethering app called PdaNet, you would do nothing but agree with me. Just imagine working on your notebook without an internet connection... feels lifeless, isn't it? Hence, the all new PdaNet is one terrific software for Droid that 'tethers' mystic powers to your Droid phone, thus, enabling all sorts of internet usage onto your notebook via its connectivity cable. So, what exactly is this Droid tethering application? What are its features? The following words are an answer.
Tethering Applications Explained
Fond of wireless internet access, are you? This is what a tethering app does. With the help of this, you can use your Droid as an Internet access point. PdaNet is one of the most popular software for the new generation mobile phones. While it has successfully played its part for iPhones, Palm OS phones, it comes with an all new functionality and features for Android aficionados.
By installing it on your Droid, you can have full internet access which you can also transfer to your notebook or PC. This way, reading emails, internet messaging, social networking, and even work can be done easily without any changes in the settings. Just so you know, the PdaNet software works in sync with both USB Tether as well as Bluetooth DUN (Dial-Up Networking).
This Droid tethering app does not need any kind of root access to your phone. Instead, like many other apps, this one requires similar installation, and is supported by all generations of Android phones. All you need to do is install this application onto your phone, and PdaNet will establish a connection with your laptop or PC. With a fantastic speed of more than 35 Mbps, PdaNet boasts on being the fastest internet tethering app software for Android phones.
Downloading Tethering Apps
First things first, a regular version of PdaNet is free to download for Android, and can be easily fetched from the Android market. However, a onetime investment over the full version of PdaNet tethering software will cost somewhere around $29. Nevertheless, downloading this app is extremely easy. Follow the step by step process for a USB cable connection:
Firstly, install the PdaNet software on both your laptop or desktop and your Android phone. You need not download the USB driver, as this software automatically downloads it on a complementary basis. However, you can download USB driver manually, in case it doesn't work.
Secondly, connect the USB to your Droid, and turn PdaNet software on when it'll prompt you to do so.
Thirdly, after it's turned on, connect it on your laptop or PC too from your taskbar. It'll connect and establish a secure internet connection for you to use.
However, if you want to establish an internet connection with the help of Bluetooth, all you need to do is enable Bluetooth settings on both your phone as well as your laptop or PC, and connect both of them via Bluetooth. Once both the devices are connected, you need to go to the Dial-up Networking Connection, and turn the Bluetooth Modem Driver on. You need not enter any username or password for it.
Just so you know, apart from wired and Bluetooth connections, there are various tethering apps which provide you with high-speed internet access via Wi-Fi. These software work with rooted phones only, and it is highly recommended to have an internet connection with unlimited access as wireless tethering apps tend to consume a lot of bandwidth. Applications such as the Barnacle Wi-Fi Tether and Android Wi-Fi Tether offer a wide variety of features with the help of which you can use your phone as a Wi-Fi. However, kindly note that not all Android phones are allowed to use Wi-Fi tethering apps.
With a plethora of options available, it is very easy to install a tethering application on your phone. Out of the ones discussed above, PdaNet is the easiest and most trustworthy software, and lays no harm onto any of your devices. So, read the entire manual of instructions from wherever you download any of these tethering software for Droid, and enjoy high internet speed onto your phone and your Desktop PC.