Sony Xperia Z

Sony Xperia Z

You can't use tethering - Sony Xperia Z

Cause 1 of 2: Your computer or phone hasn't been set up correctly

You need to set up your computer and your phone before you can use tethering.

Solution: Set up your phone for tethering.

Sony Xperia Z
Step 1 of 9

Install Sony PC Companion

Go to www.sonymobile.com on your computer.Find the download section on the web page to download Sony PC Companion.Download and install Sony PC Companion.

Step 2 of 9

Connect phone and computer

Connect the data cable to the phone socket and to your computer's USB port.

Step 3 of 9

Find "Tethering & portable hotspot"

Press the menu icon.

Step 4 of 9

Find "Tethering & portable hotspot"

Press Settings.

Step 5 of 9

Find "Tethering & portable hotspot"

Press More....

Step 6 of 9

Find "Tethering & portable hotspot"

Press Tethering & portable hotspot.

Step 7 of 9

Establish connection

Press USB tethering to turn on the function.

Step 8 of 9

Establish connection

Press OK.

Step 9 of 9

Establish connection

When the box next to the menu item is ticked (V), the function is turned on.An internet connection from your computer via your phone is automatically established.When the connection is established, you can access the internet from your computer.

1 Install Sony PC Companion

Go to www.sonymobile.com on your computer.
Find the download section on the web page to download Sony PC Companion.
Download and install Sony PC Companion.
Sony Xperia Z

2 Connect phone and computer

Connect the data cable to the phone socket and to your computer's USB port.

3 Find "Tethering & portable hotspot"

Press the menu icon.
Press Settings.
Press More....
Press Tethering & portable hotspot.

4 Establish connection

Press USB tethering to turn on the function.
Press OK.
When the box next to the menu item is ticked (V), the function is turned on.
An internet connection from your computer via your phone is automatically established.
When the connection is established, you can access the internet from your computer.

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