If you temporarily don’t have Internet access on
HTC Desire 500, you can still go online by using your computer’s Internet connection.
- To make sure that the USB drivers for
HTC Desire 500 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.
Slide the Notifications panel open, and then tap .
Wireless & networks, tap
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 Desire 500 with your computer.
HTC Desire 500 to your computer using the provided USB cable.
The next time
HTC Desire 500 connects to a computer, it will remember your settings.