Sunday, 23 March 2014

How to use Micromax Canvas HD A116 as internet modem


Nowadays you can use any smartphone as an internet modem with your PC or Laptop with different ways. By this you can share your mobile data with your PC and also enjoy the high speed internet if your smartphone is 3G enable device. You can use your smartphone as internet modem by different ways either wirelessly through Wi-Fi Hotspot or wired through the USB port. Here we are discussing both the methods briefly to use your canvas smartphone as internet modem.

Internet modem via Wi-Fi Hotspot

Using your smartphone as internet modem through Wi-Fi Hotspot is the easiest methods in which you simply have to activate the wireless networks of the both smartphone and PC or Laptops through which you want to connect and remember one thing your Laptop must be wireless network enable device otherwise this method will not work with your PC or Laptop. So to setup the connection between the device and the system follow these steps:

First of all go to the system setting of the smartphone and select ‘More…’ option under the Wireless and Networks section and click on it.

After that in the next page different options will be open and you have to select and click on the Tethering and Portable Hotspot option.

There you have turn ON the Wi-Fi Hotspot by pressing the icon and it will takes 3 to 5 seconds and when it is ON you will see it will blink green and portable hotspot MMX A116 is active.

Now you have to simply turn ON the wireless network of the laptop by using the Function Key + F2 (or where you will see the ‘wireless’ icon on the key board) and after that you can easily access your smartphone as internet modem and share your personnel data between the smartphone and laptop.

MMX A116 as modem using USB Cable

Previously we have seen that how to use your smartphone as internet modem through Wi-Fi Hotspot but in case your laptop or PC don’t have wireless network or driver then you can also use your canvas HD as an modem through the USB cable. It is also similar to the previous one but here you need USB cable. Basic steps to use canvas as modem via USB cable are shown below:

Firstly connect USB cable between the MMX Canvas and PC.

Open the system setting of the smartphone and click on the more option under the wireless and networks.

Now click on the Tethering and portable hotspot and you have to turn ON USB Tethering.

Now your laptop will automatically install the driver and you can access the internet, file transfer between the system and device.

Here are simple methods to use Canvas HD A116 as internet modem either via Wi-Fi Hotspot or USB Tethering, you can use any method to access internet in the PC and if you found any problem then you can ask anything regarding this by comment.


1 comment:

  1. i trying many times but my canvas hd not work with pc as modem. i contact with mmx customer care but unable to guide.