Connecting to the Internet through a computer

Connecting to the Internet through a computer

If you temporarily don’t have Internet access on HTC EVO 4G LTE, you can still go online by using your computer’s Internet connection.

  • To make sure that the USB drivers for HTC EVO 4G LTE are up-to-date, install the latest version of HTC Sync Manager on your computer.
  • If your phone can't connect to the Internet via your computer's Internet connection, you may need to configure your computer's firewall to allow this type of connection. To find out how, refer to your operating system or security software help.
  • If your computer connects to the Internet via PPP (e.g. Dial UP, xDSL, or VPN), Internet Pass-through will only support TCP protocol.
  1. Slide the Notifications panel open, and then tap .
  2. Under Wireless & networks, tap More.
  3. Tap Mobile network sharing > USB network setting > Internet pass-through.
    Tip: If you often switch between USB tethering and Internet pass-through, select Smart network sharing to automatically turn on the connection type you need whenever you connect HTC EVO 4G LTE with your computer.
  4. Connect HTC EVO 4G LTE to your computer using the provided USB cable. The next time HTC EVO 4G LTE connects to a computer, it will remember your settings.
Note: If you disabled your computer's firewall, be sure to turn it back on.
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