How to Connect Phone to Chromebook with USB for Internet Access

Only Use A USB Lightning Cable (for iPhone) Plug one end of the USB cable into your iPhone and the other into your Chromebook . After clicking the button, a pop-up will appear asking you to allow access to media. 2. Just click on "Allow" and you're done.

USB tethering can be a lifesaver when Wi-Fi is not available, and you need to connect your phone to your computer for internet access. In this guide, we will show you how to connect your phone to your Chromebook using USB tethering.

First, connect your phone to your computer using a USB cable. When the connection is made, the little lightning bolt appears on the battery of the phone, indicating that it is charging.

Unlock your phone and swipe down from the top to access the settings area. Make sure your phone is not in airplane mode and has cellular data service.

Next, go to the settings area of your phone and select “Tethering and portable hotspot” under the “More” tab. Tap on the switch for USB tethering and wait for the tethering to activate. You will see a notification message saying that tethering or hotspot is active.

On your Chromebook, you will notice that the little Wi-Fi symbol with the X has disappeared, and you are now connected to the internet. Open up a page and confirm that you are now connected.

USB tethering is a simple and reliable way to connect your phone to your Chromebook for internet access. With the steps outlined above, you can easily share your phone’s data connection with your computer.


Can I plug my phone into my Chromebook?
Connect your phone anytime At the bottom right, select the time. Select Settings . Under "Connected devices," next to "Android phone," select Set up. Confirm that you want to connect your phone and then enter your password.
How do I get my Chromebook to recognize my phone?
On your phone, turn on Bluetooth.On your Chromebook, at the bottom right, select the time.Select your Wi-Fi network or No network .Under "Mobile data," select your phone.When you see "Connected" under your phone's name, your phone is sharing its data connection with your Chromebook.
Why is my Chromebook not detecting my phone?
On your Chromebook, navigate to Settings, and select Connected devices. If your phone isn't already connected, select Set up next to Android phone. Read the information, and then select Accept &, continue.
How do I enable USB tethering on my Chromebook?
Click on the clock area in the bottom right of the Chromebook's screen. Select the Settings option. Find the section called Connected devices, then under Android phone select the Set up option. Follow the instructions on the screen to connect your Android phone to your Chromebook.