How do I combine a tethered Android and tethered iPhone on a PC?
It's possible you don't find any Wi-Fi networks to connect your PC to go online. But don't worry - if you have 2 smartphones - Android, iPhone - you can easily combine them on your PC using Speedify. This way, you'll get more bandwidth.
You need to connect (tether) both smartphones to your PC. For convenience reasons, we recommend you tether your iPhone via Wi-Fi and connect your Android phone through a USB cable to your PC. We'll approach this scenario below, but remember you can tether your iPhone to your PC through USB or Bluetooth, and your Android phone through Wi-Fi or Bluetooth.
Step 1: Make sure you have a Wi-Fi card installed on your PC and it’s on.
Go to Network Connections (Windows key + X - select Network Connections) and click on Wi-Fi on the left. If your computer doesn’t have an internal Wi-Fi card, get an external Wi-Fi USB adapter and plug it into a USB port of your PC. Windows will install the appropriate drivers or you may be required to install them - just see the documentation you get with the device. You may need to restart your PC before being able to use the external Wi-Fi USB adapter.
Step 2: Create a Wi-Fi hotspot on your iPhone (Wi-Fi tethering).
To do this, go to Settings on your iPhone's home screen and activate the Personal Hotspot option.
Step 3: Configure the Wi-Fi hotspot on your iPhone.
When you go into the Personal Hotspot menu, you can also customize the Wi-Fi hotspot name (SSID) and password used by other devices to connect.
Step 4: Connect your PC to the Wi-Fi network.
Click on the computer or Wi-Fi symbol in the lower right corner of the taskbar (systray). Turn on Wi-Fi by clicking on the tile in the lower side of the pop-up menu and select the Wi-Fi hotspot you set up on your iPhone. Enter your password and you’re good to go.
Step 5: Make sure you have an active Internet connection on your Android smartphone - either Wi-Fi or mobile data.
To do this, you can usually swipe down on the notification bar and tap on the Wi-Fi and/or cellular data connection. Or, you can go to the Settings screen and toggle the switch on.
Step 6: Connect (or “tether”) your Android smartphone to your PC using a USB cable.
Go to the Network Settings area on your Android smartphone - you should find there a section on Tethering. Tap on that and toggle the USB tethering switch on.
Step 7: Make sure your PC connected successfully to your tethered Android smartphone.
On your computer, the tethered connection will appear as a wired connection, having a computer icon in the lower right section of the taskbar (systray). Click on that computer icon and you should see a wired connection named “Network X” which should be connected. That is your tethered Android phone.
Step 8: Start Speedify on your PC and combine the tethered Android smartphone with the tethered iPhone on your PC. When you launch Speedify, the software automatically detects the two connections. You will see them each contained in a Connection Bubble on the Dashboard.
And presto! You’re combining connections with the magic of Channel Bonding for improved speed, reliability, and security. You are now free to go forth and browse the internet, stream videos, and use your apps as you normally would.