Tether Alternatives

    Tether is described as 'application that allows you to access the Internet on your laptop anywhere there is cellular coverage through your smartphone's data plan. No more WiFi hotspots, extra data plans or costly Air Cards! One license (29.95 $) is valid for tethering with multiple PCs'. There are seven alternatives to Tether for a variety of platforms, including Android, iPhone, Mac, Windows and Blackberry. The best alternative is PdaNet, which is free. Other great apps like Tether are EasyTether (Freemium), MyWi (Paid), Wireless Tether for Root Users (Free, Open Source) and TetherMe (Paid).

    This page was last updated Sep 16, 2021

      • FreemiumProprietary
      • Mac
      • Windows
      • Windows Mobile
      • Android
      • iPhone
      • HP webOS
      • Blackberry
      PdaNet turns your smartphone into a true WiFi router for your computer (MAC or PC), and allows your laptop to go online wirelessly through the 3G network.
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      • FreemiumProprietary
      • Mac
      • Windows
      • Linux
      • Android
      • Blackberry
      • Android Tablet
      • BSD
      • Blackberry 10
      • Kindle Fire
      Carrier-independent tethering for Android and BlackBerry smartphones. EasyTether supports Windows, Mac OS X, Linux computers and Android tablets. Works over USB and Bluetooth. No root. No tethering fees.
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    1. Create a WiFi hotspot with a press of a finger! Wherever you are - you can connect your laptop or other mobile device to the 3G connection of your jailbroken iPhone or iPad. You may also share your 3G connection via USB cable or Bluetooth.
    2. This program enables tethering (via wifi and bluetooth) for "rooted" Android phones. With Wireless Tether, your laptops and other devices can connect to your phone's 3G or 2G connection over WiFi.
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      • iPhone
      • iPad
      TetherMe enables the native tethering feature on all jailbroken iPhones and 3G iPads, so that you can tether your 3G connection for free. It works by telling the iPhone to allow tethering on any APN that is used for iPhone data.


      • Mac
      • Windows
      • iPhone
      iPhoneModem enables you to share the Internet connection of your iPhone with your Mac or PC. It's a small and simple application that anyone can use in a few seconds.
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      • Free PersonalProprietary
      • Android
      Hotspotio is a slick Android application that allows you to share and connect to WIFI connections with your Facebook, Twitter and Linkedin connections in return for favors.

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      Discontinued. Website and Facebook pages are completely dead.

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