How to Tether an Android to a PC via PDANet+: Bluetooth

Tethering your Android phone to your PC using PDANet+ via Bluetooth is easy. In this article, we are going to walk you through the steps, so you can use your Android's internet connection on your PC.

Please note, you need to have PDANet+ app installed on your Android. Click this link to download PDANet+ to your Android. Also, while Bluetooth is a convenient and wireless way to get internet from your Android phone to your PC, it is limited to 1 Mbps (Bluetooth 4) or 2 Mbps (Bluetooth 5). If you have fast LTE speeds on your phone, you might get better results with PDANet+ USB or Wi-Fi tethering. 

Step 1: Launch PDANet+ on your Android. To do this, open the PDANet+ app and put a check on Bluetooth Mode. 

Step 2: After checking Bluetooth Mode, you will be prompted with An app wants to make your phone visible to other Bluetooth devices for 120 seconds and you must tap on ALLOW.

Step 3: Download and install PDANet Desktop for PC in order to use PDANet+. You can go http://pdanet.co/bin/PdaNetA5214.exe to download the PDANet Desktop for PC. If you need more help in installing PDANet+ or connecting to PDANet+ you can refer to this page http://pdanet.co/help/

Step 4: Turn on the Bluetooth on your PC by opening Settings > Devices > Bluetooth and other devices > Bluetooth ON.

Step 5: Click Add Bluetooth or other device and choose Bluetooth.

Step 6: Find your device and click Connect.

Step 7: On your Android, you will be asked if you like to pair your PC to your Android via Bluetooth. Put a check on Allow access to your contacts and call history and tap on PAIR.

Step 8: Your Androids upper part of the screen, you must tap the Bluetooth DUN request permission. 

Step 9: Click the PDANet+ icon at the bottom right-hand corner of your PC then click Connect Bluetooth.

Step 10: After you click Connect Bluetooth, you should get a confirmation that the connection was successful.

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