4 ways to connect the Internet to the tablet

Connect the tablet to the Internet

Question How to connect the Internet to the tablet puzzled, as a rule, the hosts of budget tablets, whose No 3G module which allows you to be online anywhere where there is a reception of a cellular operator. What to do in this case? Moreover, the tablet without the Internet, like fish without water - most services are designed to connect to the network. I will consider the somewhat most common and practical ways to connect such a tablet to the Internet.

1 way. Connecting the tablet via Wi-Fi router.

This method is not for those who need mobile access to the network from the tablet, but in order to Connect the tablet to the Internet at home .

Tablet and router

Before buying a router, I would advise to learn this article. After installing and setting up a home router, with access to the Internet, your tablet will not have problems, but only within your dwelling.

2 way. Connecting a tablet through a laptop.

Tablet via laptop

Any modern laptop has a Wi-Fi module. If the laptop provider is connected via cable or through a 3G modem, then you can make a "horse's move". Namely, using the built-in Windows 7 and Windows 8 functions, or using third-party programs. Can be made from Wi-Fi Laptop Module - Router . How to do it - look here.

3 way. Connecting a 3G modem to the tablet.

Connect the modem to the tablet

This is the most convenient and practical way if you want to be constantly in touch. To Connect the modem to the tablet You will need, firstly, find a 3G-modem compatible with your model tablet. Secondly, you will need to buy OTG cable.

Connect the modem to the tablet

Otg. USB ON-THE-GO - This is the feature of tablets and smartphones on the Android operating system, which allows you to connect to the device via a USB modem cable, flash drives, etc. Unfortunately, this method will not suit this method, because they do not support otg. Well, then everything is simple. Connect the modem to the tablet We are waiting a few minutes while the tablet recognizes the modem. Next, we go B. Settings => Data transfer and shift the switch Mobile traffic in the Regulation Incl . Then there tadam on the link Still => Mobile network => Access point (APN) And add a new access point. Its parameters need to know in the technical support of the provider. Directions - You will have 3G icon and mobile Internet will be available.

Note: In some cases, it is necessary to translate the 3G modem to the "modem only" mode. To do this - you need to download the 3G-Modem Switcher program, run it and press the corresponding button:


The utility is suitable for most devices used in Beeline, MTS and MegaFon. For Rostelecom Sense R41, it will not work.

4 way. Use Wi-Fi hotspots and urban Wi-Fi from different operators.

We connect the tablet to the Internet via Wi-Fi

This method is suitable if you are often in different trading complexes, centers, cinemas, cafes or other entertainment places. There, as a rule, in promotional purposes there are points of access of various providers, many shops, restaurants and cafes put their access points for customers. In some places there are also paid Wi-Fi. In this case, it is enough to send SMS to the number specified when connected and pay for the service. Of course, for permanent access to the network and comfortable work on the Internet, this method is unlikely to suit.

According to statistics, the tablets are most often used for surfing on the Internet and to work with applications, so it is useful to know how to connect the tablet to the Internet. A lot of tablet models are presented on the market, more modern ones have built-in modems for Internet access, older are equipped with SIM card slots, with which you can connect to the worldwide network. There are also models that can be connected to the Internet only via Wi-Fi network.

How to access the Internet from a tablet via Wi-Fi

To establish an Internet connection from a tablet computer via Wi-Fi network, you must first find out the name of the network to which you want to connect, and password to it. If the network is open, the password is not needed. Further actions are approximately the same for devices on iOS and Android platforms. We first give step-by-step instructions for connecting to the Internet devices on the IOS platform:

  1. Enter the "Settings" section. IPad Tablet Screen Fragment

    The "Settings" button looks the same on all Apple devices.

  2. Select the Wi-Fi tab. Fragment of the iPad tablet settings window

    In the settings window, select the Wi-Fi string

  3. Select the name of the network to which you want to connect, and enter the password (if necessary), then click "Connect". Password input window for connecting to Wi-Fi

    When connecting to public networks, enter the password is not required

Tablets on the Android platform are connected to the Internet for a similar principle. To connect, do the following:

  1. Pull the screen from top to bottom to access quick settings. In the opened panel, press the Wi-Fi button. Screen fast tablet settings with Android OS

    Buttons activated functions are highlighted by green

  2. After pressing the button, a list of all available Wi-Fi networks will open. Select the one to which you want to connect. List of available Wi-Fi networks

    Select the network to which you want to connect the device

  3. Enter the password that allows you to attach to the selected wireless network. Password input window for access to Wi-Fi

    Enter the password to access the network

  4. Check out Internet access by running the browser installed on the device.

How to connect from tablet to mobile Internet 3G or 4G

To connect to the mobile Internet 3G or 4G, you must make sure that you have a connector for the SIM card in your tablet. If there is a slot for the SIM card, insert the map of one of the Russian mobile operators to the paid mobile Internet access service.

Exterior SIM cards of various types

Select the type of SIM card compatible with your device ("Nano" or "Micro")

Mobile Internet Enabling Android

The standard Android system is adapted even for inexperienced users, so all the settings in it are performed simply. I pull the screen with your finger from top to bottom, you will see the panel with the quick access buttons to different functions (this panel is often called "curtain"). On the "curtain" you can find a button to control access to your mobile Internet. Depending on the system version, the button may have different names ("Batch Data", "Data Transfer") or not to be called in any way. Visually it looks like two arrows directed up and down.

Quick Access Panel on Android Device

Activate the mobile Internet function by clicking on the Mobile Data button.

Press the button, and it will light up, which means activating the modem for receiving mobile Internet traffic. Remember that using a 3G or 4G network will only be possible if the tablet is designed to work with such networks.

On some tablets with Android OS manufacturers install their own shells, so the appearance of the working screen may look different with them. One of the most common shells is Samsung Touchwiz. The interface is different from the standard Android interface, so consider step by step a mobile Internet setting for such a device. There is a fast connection option similar to the above scheme, it is enough to pull the screen from top to bottom and select the connection button to the mobile network. Another connection option looks like this:

  1. Find the button with the image of the gear and the name "Settings" on the tablet screen and click it. SAMSUNG tablet screen

    To connect the mobile Internet, you must enter the device settings

  2. Select the section "Connection" and in the menu that opens, click on the "Data Use" string. SAMSUNG tablet settings screen

    To connect the mobile Internet, select the "Usage of Data" string

  3. In the window that opens, put the mark near the words "Mobile Data". Mobile Data Activation Window on Samsung Tablet

    Activate the Mobile Data Use feature by setting the box in the appropriate window

  4. Open the browser and check if the Internet works.

Sometimes it may be necessary for thinner settings. Most often it happens when connecting to a mobile Internet is performed for the first time with a new SIM card or when you want to recover the dropped settings. In this case, you need to act according to the following algorithm:

  1. Log in to the Settings section.
  2. Press the "Wireless Network" tab in the menu (it is possible that the required tab will be called "Advanced" or "More ...").
  3. Go to the Mobile Networks menu item (or item with a similar name, for example, "Mobile Network").
  4. Select the "Access Point" string (options for the name "Access Point" or APN are also possible.
  5. Enter new settings (where to get data for input will be described below).
  6. Press the touch key on which the square is depicted, and choose the "Save" action.
  7. Mark the newly created access point by the "checkmark".
  8. Reload the system.

Enabling Mobile Internet in the iOS system

Setting the tablet in the IOS system is similar. You need to enter the settings section, after which you select "Cell data" in the menu. In the window that opens, put in the "enabled" position in front of the "Cell data" lines and "Enable LTE". Then click on the "APN Setup" line and enter the values ​​obtained from the cellular operator in the appropriate fields. To check the Internet availability, run the browser installed on the device.

Mobile Internet Setup Screen on iPad Tablet

To configure the mobile Internet on the iPad, you need to enter the connection parameters obtained from the cellular operator

Where to get the data you need to enter when setting up mobile Internet

For data entered in the setup fields, contact the communication operator, which provides you with mobile Internet access service. This information can also be found on the Internet provider website in your area.

Mobile Internet Setup Screen on iPad

Data for connecting mobile Internet can be obtained from the provider

I have never had to be closed in setting up access to the network so deeply. It is usually possible to access the Internet even with automatically displayed settings. If they still have to seek help from the service provider's technical specialists, they will supply you with all the necessary instructions for connecting to the mobile Internet. In other words, technical support workers will help find the necessary fields for data entry and tell you that in them to enter.

How to configure Internet access via USB modem

Join the global network using a USB modem can only owners of Android devices can be connected. IOS devices do not support this possibility. To use the modem, you will have to purchase a modem itself, as well as the OTG cable to connect the modem to the tablet.

By connecting a modem with a cable to the tablet, it is necessary:

  1. Wait a few minutes while the tablet recognizes the modem.
  2. After that, enter the tablet settings section and in the Data Transfer section include the Mobile Traffic feature.
  3. In the same section, go to the word "more" or "additionally" and enter the necessary information in the "Mobile Network" settings and "Access Point". As mentioned above, this information can be obtained from the Internet provider.
  4. Run the browser and check the availability of the Internet.

Video: How to connect the tablet to the Internet via a USB modem

How to connect the tablet to the Internet via the smartphone

To connect the tablet to the Internet using a smartphone as a wired modem or a wireless router, you need to turn on the modem mode on the smartphone. For devices based on Android OS, various modes of the smartphone are available as an Internet access point: USB modem, Bluetooth modem, Wi-Fi access point. IOS database smartphones can provide their owners only wireless access mode.

Setting the modem mode on devices with Android OS

To activate the modem function on a smartphone with Android OS, you need to perform the following steps:

  1. Select the "Wireless Networks" in the phone settings menu, and in it - the line "more ...". Phone settings screen

    In the "Wireless Networks" section, select the string "more ..."

  2. In the tab that opens, select the modem mode option. Phone Work Setup Screen in Modem Mode

    On the Wireless Settings Screen, select Modem Mode

  3. In the screen that opens, set the desired mode. The smartphone can serve as a USB modem, Wi-Fi access point or used as a Bluetooth modem. Final stage setting smartphone to work in modem mode

    Choose the appropriate mode of operation modem

Testing the Internet speed When using a smartphone as a modem, showed that the best result gives the "Wi-Fi access point" mode.

Activation of modem mode on devices with iOS

To activate the modem mode on the iPhone smartphones, you must enter the device settings, select the "Modem Mode" line and install the toggle switch in front of the modem mode in the "Modem mode" words to the "enabled" position. The page will display the network name and password to access it. This data can be used to connect the tablet to the Internet, which is distributed through a smartphone.

Screen Iphon Settings

In the modem mode, the smartphone independently generates a password to access the Internet, which will need to enter when entering the network from the tablet

After activation on the modem mode smartphone, you need to connect a tablet to it. Actions to connect the tablet to the wireless network and to the USB modem are described above.

The author advises to remember that the names of the menu items and the location of these items may vary depending on the software version used on the device. But, despite this, the author always managed to perform the correct sequence of actions when setting up access to the Internet from mobile devices, guided by the existing instructions and just sound sense and logic. In the extreme case, you can read the documentation for a specific device or seek help from familiar, colleagues or relatives.

Video: How to connect the tablet to the Internet via the phone

Connecting to the Internet on modern mobile devices can be performed in different ways. All of them are simple enough, you only need to read the instructions. But if in the process of connecting to the network you have difficulties, then do not hesitate to seek help to the younger generation, to colleagues at work or to the Specialists of the Internet Provider Service Specialists.

The tablet, like any other computer, must be connected to the Internet. Otherwise, its capabilities will be significantly limited, and the user will not be able to use it one hundred percent. In this material, we will tell about how to connect the tablet to the Internet using a WiFi router, a built-in 3G module, an external 3G modem, smartphone, laptop, and even USB connections to a computer.

How to connect the tablet to the Internet via WiFi Router

If you have a home connected to the Internet and a configured WiFi router, then for you the simplest way to connect the tablet to the Internet will be the use of WiFi wireless network. In order to connect the tablet with WiFi you need to perform the following steps.

Make sure that the "Flight Mode" is disabled on your tablet, or how it is sometimes called "mode in the plane". In this mode, all wireless connections do not work, so if it is enabled, you will not be able to use WiFi.

Flight Mode

Open the settings of your tablet and turn on the WiFi module (if it is disabled).

Turn on WiFi module

Go to the "WiFi" subsection. Here in the list of available WiFi networks you need to choose a WiFi network from your router.

Select WiFi Network

After selecting a WiFi network, you will need to enter a login and password for access.

We enter a wifi password

All, on this process of connecting your tablet to the Internet is completed. If the WiFi router has access to the Internet, then it will appear on the tablet.

How to connect tablet to mobile Internet 3G

If your tablet is equipped with a built-in 3G module, then you can connect to the mobile Internet. First you need to purchase a SIM card and insert it into a special compartment on the tablet. As a rule, this compartment is placed on the side farewell of the device.

Insert a SIM card

After installing the SIM card, you need to enable the Mobile Data feature (or "Data Transfer"). As a rule, this is done just like on the usual smartphone. Usually, this is enough to make the Internet on the tablet. If you arise, some problems with connection, then you can edit the APN access point settings.

To do this, you need to open the settings, go to the "More" section and open the mobile network subsection.

Configure mobile Internet

After that, a small pop-up window will appear in which you want to select "Access points (APN)".

Configure mobile Internet

Further you need to click on the button with three points (in the upper right corner) and select the "New Access Point" item.

Configure mobile Internet

After that, you will need to enter your operator's data.

How to connect the tablet to the Internet via 3G modem

If your tablet is not equipped with a built-in 3G module, then you can use external 3G modems. To do this, you will need an ordinary 3G modem, exactly the same as used to connect to the Internet laptops, netbooks and desktop computers.

Connect the tablet to the Internet with an external 3G modem is already a bit more complicated and there can be a lot of difficulties. The first thing you need to do is translate 3G modem to the mode "only modem". To do this, you need to install the 3GSW program from ZyXEL on your PC. After that, connect your 3G modem to this PC, open the 3GSW program and activate the "modem only" mode.

3GSW from Zyxel.

Next, you need to connect the 3G modem to the tablet using the USB OTG cable and install the PPP Widget application on the tablet.

Connect 3G modem to the tablet

The PPP Widget application is necessary to configure the connection to mobile networks, since the tablets without the built-in 3G module are not equipped with the desired software. Open the PPP Widget application and enter the data on the access point, as well as the login and password. You can get this data from your mobile operator.

PPP Widget application

How to connect the tablet to the Internet via the smartphone

Another relatively simple way to connect the tablet to the Internet is a connection using a smartphone. To do this, you need to open the settings on the smartphone and go to the "Other Networks" section.

Open the section Other networks

After that, you need to open the "Modem and Access Point" subsection. In other shells, this subsection can be called differently, for example, "Modem Mode and Access Point".

Open the modem subsection and the access point

Further you need to activate the "Portable Access Point" function (in other shells, this feature may be called "Portable Access Point").

Activate the function Portable Access Point

Further you will see a WiFi shutdown warning. Here you need to click on the "Yes" button.

WiFi shutdown warning

All, after that your smartphone has turned into a WiFi access point. In order to connect the tablet to the Internet simply connect to the WiFi network that your smartphone has created. Name of WiFi network, login and password can be found in the settings of the access point on the smartphone.

Login and password for access

By choosing a tablet, the user first turns attention to the ability to connect it to the network. After all, during operation, when you have to download files, books, music, this question becomes an edge. How to connect the Internet on the tablet through sim card, cord and Wi-Fi - below in the article.

Connecting the tablet to the Internet

All methods for connecting the tablet to the Internet

Connecting the tablet to the Internet is carried out by 6 different methods. To do this, you can use both the ability of the built-in OS (operating system) and extraneous resources. The following are all popular options.

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Through a wi-fi router

Tablet Settings

Step-by-step instructions on how the tablet connects to the Internet via Wi-Fi:

  • Select "Settings";
  • goes into the "Wi-Fi" tab;
  • If the connection is not active, the swipe is moved to the right;
  • The name of the desired network is determined;
  • Pass is recruited.

Important : If you wish, you can select the network data to which the connection occurred at least 1 time, and enable "Automatic Connection".

The modem may not be connected to the computer. The main thing is that he caught the Internet and distributed it. Password and login are often written on the side lid of the device itself. If there is no information, it can be viewed in the settings.

Wi-Fi connection method is the most optimal and inexpensive. The problem is that it catches the Internet at a distance of up to 15 meters maximum (depending on the model of the tablet and the capabilities of the router itself). If the user lives in a large private house, you need to make a wiring into several modems or to sacrifice the quality and speed of the Internet.

Through a laptop

Now about how to connect the tablet to the Internet through the computer.

1. Make sure the device is connected to the grid using a router or cord.

Internet connection

2. Tap on the Wi-Fi icon right-click.

3. Go to "Connection Settings".

Internet settings

4. Tap on the "Wireless Network Computer-Computer".

Setting up a local network

5. Select the name and pass, leaving the connection to WPA2-PERSONAL.

Filling out the connection form

6. Save the changes and go "Next".

7. Find the created Connect on the tablet.

8. Select it, enter the password and connect.

It turns out almost the same way as through Wi-Fi, only you have to tinker with the setting of the local network. But this method will help those who do not know the password of the router, or those who connect to the web only through the cord.

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Through another tablet / smartphone

Manual on how to connect the tablet to the Internet via the phone, begins with the adjustment of the router mode in the device to which attachment is planned. Algorithm on smartphones of different OS is almost the same.

If you summarize, the sequence will be like this:

  • settings;
  • Connection and sharing;
  • access point;
  • Enabling and installing a password or using standard;
  • Go to the tablet in "Settings";
  • Wi-Fi;
  • Network selection, password entry.
  • This is enough for a full-fledged connection.

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Connection through a 3G modem

Now a little about how to connect the mobile Internet on the tablet using the built-in functionality and the SIM card:

  1. A map of any operator is inserted.
  2. Settings.
  3. Mobile networks.
  4. Enable feature.

Next, the automatic setting takes place depending on the type of operator and the device. If this did not happen, it is necessary to contact the mobile consultant. But most often enough to execute the described instructions and restart the tablet.


This connection will be appropriate when the gadget has no opportunity to enter the Wi-Fi web or through a mobile network.


  • The cord is connected to the computer;
  • The cable is connected to the tablet;
  • A warning appears on top of the screen that the connection is occurring;
  • Selects "data transfer".

Depending on the OS, the tablet may require or not require a connections password.

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By Ethernet

You can connect to the wired network tablet. But it is necessary to acquire additional components, for example, the cord adapter. So, how to connect the tablet to the home internet:

  1. Buy adapter with RJ-45 on USB.
  2. Check out the type of connection from the contract with the supplier - DHCP or PPPOE.
  3. Configure Connection: For PPPOE, set the provision called PPPOEW, for DHCP, simply set the username and password of the network.

The adapter is purchased in any stationary or online store where there is a technique. It is worth a penny.

Possible connection problems

Sometimes both wired and wireless connection to the network is technically impossible - a module is built into some devices that does not allow you to enter the web. For example, on old tablets (approximately until 2005), such a function was not envisaged.

Problems with Operations

It also depends on the gadget operating system. If it is official (or at least intelligent collected custom), regardless of whether the Android is before the user, Apple or Windows Phone, there should be no problems. In the case of a pirate fake - everything is possible. In other words, it is worth checking the version of the system and make sure that it supports any connection.

Problems with Wi-Fi connection

It is also necessary to take into account several important points associated with the Wi-Fi connection. Most often, the connection is carried out, but certain difficulties arise.

About them - below in the table:


Possible Solution
Conducts the public network In case of connecting to a free network, not home, and public Internet, the problem is most likely on the side of the router. It is best to restart the device, and if nothing has changed, find another network.
The home network ceases to work You can restart the device, and the router. For this, the power is turned off for 5 seconds and is turned on again.
Connection disappears on all devices Technical problems on the side of the provider. It also happens that the user has not paid the Internet.
Connection was, but disappeared on one tablet Most likely the router cable is most likely. You need to look at the indicators on the router. Even if they are all burning, you need to restart the router.

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If no way to configure network access to the network described above, the user can either reinstall the firmware or contact the service center with a warranty coupon if its model supports the connection to the network according to the instructions.

Tablet computers that are becoming increasingly popular among mobile portable computer devices, primarily created by developers to meet the user's need for web surfing. Naturally, in addition, they have a large number of opportunities, are able to provide a variety of opportunities to their owners in the field of games and entertainment, can perform the functions of many other mobile gadgets, such as phones, navigators, media players. But, nevertheless, the first emerging issue in the newly minted owners of tablet devices sounds like this: how to connect the tablet to the Internet?

To implement this task there are several ways. Their choice depends, above all, from the model of the tablet, its technical characteristics, as well as from the operating system, on which this gadget is based. And the telecom operator selected by the owner of the device plays the last role in this business.

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Internet access on the tablet

Connection options

Wi-Fi connection

Perhaps any little-a-boy decent model is equipped with this way of wireless communication as Wi-Fi. Even the most inexpensive Chinese options have such a built-in module. Undoubtedly, it makes it the most popular way for web surfing.

Device owners on the basis of Android OS can connect their tablet to the already existing Wi-Fi network. Their actions will depend on the version of the operating system, which supports the operation of their device. If it is Android 4.0 and above, then immediately in the settings you need to select the first Wi-Fi item, and turn it on. If this is Android 3.0, then you need to go to the Wireless Connection Settings section, and there already enable Wi-Fi.


Setting up a wireless network

After activating the Wi-Fi, the device will offer a list consisting of the names of all the wireless networks found by them. It is enough to choose the user from which he knows the password, or an open access network. Next, a dialog box appears in which you want to enter a password from the selected network.


Enter a password network

After all these manipulations, the tablet will be able to connect to the network. If this process was successful, the antenna icon should appear next to the clock.

With the following connections to the network, the user will no longer need to enter the password, since Android OS stars automatically.

Possible connection problems

Quite often, when the user wants to connect the tablet to the Internet by Wi-Fi, it has the following problem: the phrase "Get an IP address". On this, it does not go further, so the owner needs to know possible ways to solve this problem:

  • Changing the name of the Wi-Fi network into English;
  • Reboot modem;
  • Enabling DHCP server;
  • Changing the Wi-Fi network encryption type;
  • Printing an IP address and DNS server manually in the connection settings.
Connection parameters

Change of Wi-Fi Encryption Type

It is also important to make sure that the user does not have a lock on the MAC address. If it is presented, you must simply add the MAC address in the modem settings to the exception list.

Internet through a cellular operator

Another common option, how to connect the tablet to the Internet may be the following method. It is also fairly simple to use. Its foundation is the same principle as when working with mobile phones. The gadget in the corresponding slot is inserted by the SIM card. Next turns on the tablet, and the "Data Transfer" item is selected in the settings. Many communication operators immediately send an SMS message with Internet settings. But, in addition, all these instructions can be read on the official sites of telecom operators, which is recommended, since the most relevant data on the official resources, in our article the data could be outrage.

Almost all of them look equally - you need to register an access point. For example, it can be done like this:

APN (Access point): internet.life.com.by.

For Android 4.0 and above, you need to go to the configuration-wireless networks. There to select the "Mobile Network" item, then "Access points (APN)" and here you can set a new point with operator parameters.


Adjust access point

Connection through a 3G modem

In this method, the user must keep in mind that not all 3G modems can be connected to tablet devices. This moment follows from some constructive features of modems. At the same time, not all gadgets can have USB ports or microusb ports to organize this type of connection.

It is important to know that if you have a MicroUSB port on the tablet device, the user will need an OTG cable to implement the connection to the network.

When performing all the conditions, the user first connects the modem to the computer. All drivers and applications are installed on this step. Next, in the Mobile Client options on the PC, you need to disable the PIN check.

Operations with PIN.

Turning off PIN code

Then you need to switch the modem into the "modem only" mode. If this is not done, the tablet recognizes the modem as a flash card, and no more.

Modem only button

Change mode mode mode

Next, go to the settings of the tablet network, putting a tick opposite the "Data Transfer" and "3G" item. Next, you need to insert a modem into the tablet and wait a bit, while the modem must flash. Then you need to click "APN Access Points". A new point is created here and data is entered for Internet access. After that, you need to save all changes. Make sure that the new point is created by determining its activity, and it is indicated by green.

Next, you need to restart the tablet, and when it should appear the 3G icon or simply g, it means that the Internet is available.

Information from providers

Mobile operator settings window

Connection with cable

To ensure the Internet, a USB cable from the device and the Android SDK program will be needed on the tablet. It is a very convenient emulator intended for Android mobile platforms. With it, it is accessed with access to the system part of the firmware for its subsequent change, and the owner can get root rights.

Emulator for tablets

Android SDK window

After downloading the program, the user needs to perform a number of steps:

  • Install the Android SDK program on your computer;
  • Allow it to share a network with other devices (in the control panel, select the "Network and Internet" item, in it "Network Center and Shared Access", further "Manage Network Connections", In the window that appears, select "Connect to the Internet", right-click on it is, and open the properties of the connection, go to the Sharing tab and mark the "Allow other users to use the Internet connection to the Internet");
  • To prepare the tablet to connect to the connection in its settings, select the "For Developers" section and activate the "USB debugging" mode (for this, put a check mark in front of it);
  • Connect both USB cable devices.

It is important to know that if Windows issues a request to install the drivers, then you need to agree with this and wait for their installation.

  • To reboot the computer, and again connect to a USB tablet;
  • Next you need to find in the list of available files androidtool.exe application and run it.
DNS address

Android Window Reverse Tethering

Here, to activate the search for connected devices, press the 1 "Refresh" button. Then, when the search is completed, the SELECT A Device section will appear the tablet device identifier. Next, in the SELECT DNS to Use list, you need to select the second DNS address from above and press the 3 "Connect" button. In case of success, the user at the end of the text detects the word "Connection Done", and its computer will start distributing the Internet via USB cable.

It is important to know that this method requires the presence of root access in the model connected to the computer.

Connection by Ethernet

This method is quite unusual, and is used if the user needs the fastest Internet on the tablet gadget. To implement this option, you will need a USB-RJ45 adapter



Next, the owner must connect an adapter and an Ethernet cable to its tablet, and since the Android operating system does not have support for this type of connection, then you need to enable Wi-Fi.

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Ethernet cable

Installation root right

To establish the program described above, root rights are required. Download and install the Ginger Break program on the tablet, launch it, and in the main window we click "Root Device".


Ruth rights

Reboot the device is not required.

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Tablet computers occupied a solid niche in the life of people. The tablet is necessary for work, leisure, communicate with friends. So that the gadget functioned in full, the access point to the World Wide Web. There are many ways to connect the tablet to the Internet.

Through home Wi-Fi router

Fast and easy way. The main thing is the availability of home Internet with a connected Wi-Fi router. In this case, the gadget will be able to use a wireless network.

To connect the tablet to the Internet via Wi-Fi, you must perform several steps settings:

  1. Check the flight mode. It must be disconnected.
  2. In the "Settings" section you need to find "Wireless Networks", activate Wi-Fi.
  3. After activation, the device itself will find the nearest access points.
  4. Next, select the name of the home wireless network, enter the username and password.
  5. If the steps are performed correctly, the tablet will go into online mode.

Access points in public places

Each at least once has a situation when it urgently needs to go into world web through the tablet. It is not possible to come home, and mobile Internet for various reasons is not available. In most public places there is a distribution of a free access point to the wireless network.

Important! All public Wi-Fi routers are equipped with individual username and password. Most often, the login is the same name as the establishment, distributing a social access point, such as a cafe or library.

Clarify this information, as well as find the password for employees. After that, hold the same steps that are necessary to configure home Wi-Fi.

Through a laptop

If you need to connect a tablet gadget to the Internet in the absence of a Wi-Fi router, you can use a laptop connected to the home network via a telephone cable.

There is a possibility of such a connection through the built-in Wi-Fi laptop module. Most modern computers are already equipped with this detail.

If there is access to the network on the computer using the Windows operating system or third-party programs, the module can be converted to the router. To do this, you need to enter the PC settings and find the option Mobile hot spot (on Windows 10). In the same window, you should configure the name and password on the network and move the checkbox on the on.

Through a laptop

Through the SIM card and mobile operator

The second most popular, after the home and public Wi-Fi router, the method of connecting the tablet computer to the global web.

The gadget must be equipped with a SIM card slot. If there is any, then follow these steps:

  1. Insert Sims in the connector intended for it.
  2. Enable tablet.
  3. In the settings select "Data Transfer".
  4. Fill the necessary fields. The required data can be obtained from a cellular operator by SMS or view on the official website.
  5. After completing the settings, restart the device. When you turn on access to the Internet will appear automatically.

3G modem

This method of connecting a tablet computer to the network is possible only if there is a USB port or Micro USB device. The initial settings must be done using a stationary computer or laptop. And only after that the tablet will be able to connect to the network using a 3G modem.

3G modem

Currently there are many ways to connect a tablet computer to the global cobweb. Which one to choose is the personal matter of each user, based on the needs and opportunities.

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In most cases, the Internet access on the tablet is carried out by several uncomplicated actions. However, it is necessary to take into account the features depending on the brand of the device. For example, it becomes important to establish a SIM card or connect a special device with a tablet through the port.

Tablet device can be connected to the Internet as directly through the mobile operator, and using a computer or phone

Options How to connect the tablet to the Internet

Configuring Internet connection on the device can be carried out by any user. There are many ways for this:

  • Home router providing wireless Wi-Fi.
  • Search for possible networks. For example, in cafes and parks, the Internet can be distributed completely free and without a password.
  • Using a personal computer or phone with access to the global network.
  • Via bluetooth.
  • According to modern mobile communications: 3G and 4G modems.


Wired Internet at this time is increasingly used, preference is given to a more convenient and functional type of communication - Wi-Fi, which can serve several gadgets at once.

Search for public points

To connect to the Internet in public areas, you need to spend a pair of simple actions:

  1. Go to the internet settings section in the tablet.
  2. Click on the search button available networks.
  3. Choose a relevant - the one that has the name of the restaurant, a resting place, etc., where the user is.

Additionally! Public routers also have a network name, login and password. It is enough to choose the appropriate name to enter. But in some cases it takes a code that needs to be found in the information booth, a consultant or other employee.

Open access to Wi-Fi saves in the absence of mobile Internet

Mobile Internet

You can configure the Internet in different ways depending on the operating system of the tablet - Android or iOS. Also, you need to connect the Internet in advance by selecting a specific operator. So, many electronic technology owners prefer Yota, offering unlimited Internet and gigabytes for applications.


On the Android database there is a lot of technology, for example, from the manufacturer Honor, Lenovo, Digma, Ecs, Huawei, also include Samsung and the popular Khaomi company (brand technicians called Redmi).

Stages of connection with the World Wide Web, on the example of the Android tablet Asus:

  1. Open the main settings.
  2. Go to "Wireless Networks".
  3. In the "still" click "Mobile Network".
  4. Enable active mode.



  1. Insert Sims into the device.
  2. Include it.
  3. Go to the main menu, click on the "Data Transfer" item.
  4. Enter the necessary information.
  5. Open section "Cellular network", make a tick or move the slider. Install 3G or LTE.
  6. Tablet Turn off and run again.

Attention! Not all tablets have the ability to use a SIM card.

Where to get the data you need to enter when setting up mobile Internet

To connect to the global web through another gadget, in most cases it is required to enter a number of information: APN, name, code. They are in public domain on the mobile operator's website or are provided at the request of the client in the SMS message.

However, today almost 99% of devices receive all the necessary data in automatic mode. The question is unlikely to be relevant for some user.

Wireless network with PC

Through the router in the apartment you can enter the global web. It is possible for a laptop, and a cellular, and tablet device. However, if there is no router and only a wired web resource is available, you need to connect the Internet to the tablet not directly, but through a computer.

The system module is converted to the router.

  1. Open menu with settings in PC.
  2. Find Count Mobile Hot Spot.
  3. Make information about the login and password.
  4. Allow the use of connection on other devices and click on the Wi-Fi item.
  5. Install an Internet connection on the tablet.

Bluetooth connection

One of the simple methods for turning on the Internet is Bluetooth. This will require cellular:

  1. Activate bluetooth in the tablet and phone.
  2. Give a command to search for a source of connection.
  3. On the mobile log in the menu, select the departure of Bluetooth.
  4. Enter the name of the receiver.
  5. The data export begins. Allow, OK.
Portable Modems of Different Generation are characterized by the speed of connection and information transmission

Using 3G or 4G modem

Portable modems are small devices that allow you to connect to the Internet anywhere, which is especially relevant for netbooks and tablets. They work at different frequencies, their features depend on the manufacturer. Thus, in MTS modem, the maximum frequency of only 847, rather low and in the tele2 - 839, in the megaphone rises to 854, the highest is marked in biline - 862 Hz.

First of all, when using this device, you must adjust the Internet access to the PC, then connect the modem to the tablet.

Important! The tablet must have a USB port where the device will be inserted.

Cable connection

For a tablet, a cable connection called an Ethernet connection is possible, the cord is inserted into the RJ-45 connector or the standard YUSBI port. First you need to insert the cable and go to the main instrument settings, select the DHCP or PPPoE connection type. In the second variant, the program in which the name and password for the network is entered.

If the user is turned on through the port, then the adapter is additionally purchased and the driver package is installed for it. As soon as Wi-Fi is activated, you can go to web pages.

How to enable the Internet on a tablet through a smartphone

How to connect the tablet to the Internet via the phone:

  1. Go to the Settings section on the phone.
  2. Open Other networks.
  3. Go to modem mode.
  4. Click on a portable (portable) point. Confirm Wi-Faya Turns off.
  5. Configure tablet to search for networks. Select an appeared option called the user's mobile phone.

Possible connection problems

The Internet does not always turn on the first time. There may be a problem that is usually associated or with systemic errors of the tablet, or the lack of communication on the line.

Problems with Operations

This group of complexities can be attributed:

  • Incorrect installation on a personal computer if the inclusion occurs through it. For example, limitations or filter of MAC addresses may be.
  • Outdated iPad model.
  • Lack of the desired tablet updates.
One of the common problems when connected - incorrectly inscribed safety key

Problems with Wi-Fi connection

First, the complexity may concern the wrong connection of the router, which does not distribute the Internet. To resolve the problem, you need to check the maintenance of the cable, the operation of all indicators. If necessary, restart it. Secondly, the wireless adapter may be turned off by default. Its activation is carried out through a laptop browser. Thirdly, modes on the device, for example, flight, block visible local lines.

Attention! The causes of the lack of the Internet can be due to external interruptions in which the provider is responsible. In this case, you need to contact a specialist and receive professional assistance from him.

The specificity of how to connect the tablet to the Internet is due to the presence of a cable or an adapter and the functionality of the device itself. In advanced Internet models, connects in a couple of minutes through the operator.

Connecting the tablet to the Internet - what kind of way it is better to choose

Before choosing a way to connect the tablet to the Internet, you need to read all possible and choose the most optimal one. The parameters that are guided by choosing is usually the same, regardless of access. For example, for the phone it is recommended to use the mobile Internet, for general use in the country or in a private house there is also a way to connect using 3G, 4G USB modem. For an apartment within the city, the entire wired network and connection using Wi-Fi from the router. But the final choice always depends on the user's preferences.

Options How to connect the tablet to the Internet

Tablets are gaining immense popularity as home devices for entertainment and work. Almost all of them have several ways to connect to the network. It can be both wired and wireless types of compounds. Before choosing a connection option, it is desirable to weigh all the positive and negative sides of each. It is easiest to have to residents of cities, since they are available to all options. However, it is sometimes necessary access to the Internet at the cottage, in a private house or other places distant from the city, where cable operators do not offer their services.

How to connect a tablet to wired internet

Note! The number of subscribers outside the city is small, so pulling the expensive cable to connect multiple users - unprofitable.

All methods of connecting to the Internet are divided into two types: wired and wireless.

The first includes such types of connectivity:

  • provision of access to the network using a fiber optic cable;
  • With the help of a regular telephone connection. This option is called DSL and has many varieties - ADSL, VDSL, etc.

The second type is divided into the following types:

  • Wireless connection using the 3G, 4G, LTE mobile standard. Access to the network smartphone or modem receives from the SIM card of one of the cellular operators;
  • Wi-Fi. In this case, to the access point, the connection comes using a cable or other wireless method, and with the help of a router or router, then it is distributed to several devices;
  • Satellite Internet. All data is accepted and transmitted via satellite.

Important! Routers are often used as a distribution device. They transmit an Internet connection using Wi-Fi. However, they themselves can be connected to the network both using the wire and without it.

Wi-Fi 3G Module


This is one of the simplest and most common ways to connect a tablet computer or any other device to the Internet. All modern gadgets have a built-in module that allows you to conduct an Internet connection. All that is required for this is to find an access point, enter the password (if provided) and then you can freely enjoy all the benefits of the Internet.

Search for public points

Note! To date, almost every public place has its own wireless network access point.

You only need to search for the gadget settings and select Wi-Fi connection. A list of available networks opens. You need to select the desired and enter the password, if required. After that, the device will connect and later, when this point is detected, will automatically connect.


There are various problems, in connection with which the connection is not always possible. Often they are associated with incorrect password entry or problems in the tablet or router.

  • Invalid data entry can be corrected, trying to enter a password again.
  • It is also often a device may not see the connection point, although it exists. You can try to connect from another gadget. If it does not work, it is recommended to restart the router.
  • If there is a connection, but the data is not transmitted, then it is not necessary to change anything on your own, as this is the problem on the access point side.

Mobile Internet

This method involves connecting the Internet to a wireless network on the phone or tablet. It is provided by 3G, LTE or 4G communication standards, for which only the SIM card is needed. This option is suitable for any gadget, be it iPhone, iPad, Samsung smartphones.

In the tablets, configure an Internet connection using mobile communication as simple as in the phones. You need to install the SIM card and enable the "Data Transfer" item in the settings.

Note! You can order so that the operator sends all the settings using an SMS message, then all data is activated automatically.

Enter the required data of the cellular operator

It will also make manual entry of settings. For devices on Android, this is done like this:

  1. "Settings".
  2. "Wireless networks" - "More".
  3. "Mobile network".
  4. "Access points (APN)".

Note! You can create a new access point in the menu. This requires to enter specific data that each operator has its own. You can learn them by calling a hotline or search on the official website.

We are talking about the following data:

  • APN;
  • Username;
  • password.

For iOS devices, the sequence of steps is approximately identical to:

  1. To refine the data from the operator about the parameters such as the username, password and APN.
  2. Enter the gadget settings.
  3. Choose "cellular network".
  4. Open the Data Transfer tab.
  5. Enter login, password and APN.

Wireless network with PC

To create a wireless network using a computer, you need it to be connected to the Internet via the modem. This may be a USB 3G / 4G modem or modem connected by fiber optic line. To distribute the Internet without the help of wires for the tablet, you will need another Wi-Fi router. It must also be connected to the computer using a USB port. A simple scheme allows you to distribute data to several gadgets from the computer.

Modem mode for tablet

Bluetooth connection

To do this, you need to have a computer or laptop that is connected to the rapid Internet. In addition, you will need equipment for data transmission using bluetooth. If all this is, it remains to configure the connection on both devices.

After both devices are connected and synchronized, you need to set up distribution on the tablet or phone:

  1. Enter the settings and select the Other Networks tab.
  2. In the menu that opens, select the "Modem and Access Point" section, in which three connection options will be presented: Mobile Access Point, Wi-Fi, Bluetooth-modem. Select the last item.

After performing steps above, it remains to configure a laptop or PC:

  1. In the notification area, find a blue bluetooth icon and click on it.
  2. Select "Show Devices".
  3. In the window that opens, select the tablet or smartphone, click on it with the right button and select "Connect through the Access Point".

Using a 3G modem

In this case, the tablet must be connected and configured by a USB modem. These are produced mainly by Chinese companies, like ZTE or Huawei.

Note! It is also required to check whether the operation of the tablet is possible in conjunction with external devices and in OTG mode.

If all items are supported by the tablet, then in the modem you need to select the "modem only" mode. After that, it is worth disconnecting the input of the PIN code on it and create an access point by setting all the necessary parameters of the mobile operator used. Perhaps you will need to get rut-right. Only after that it will be possible to use the Internet on the tablet.

Cable connection

There is still the ability to connect the Internet using an Ethernet cable. In this case, set up everything is simple. This will require a USB - RJ45 adapter and special drivers for a tablet that can be downloaded from the network and install. The name of the USB to Ethernet driver, but it is necessary for each manufacturer of tablets specific. After the adapter has been purchased and drivers are installed, you need:

  1. Copy the archive in the memory of the tablet and install in Recovery mode.
  2. In the terminal emulator, enter such commands: SU, USB_EETHERNET.
  3. After that, connect the adapter and cable to the device.

Note! Android system This connection does not support, so you need to enable Wi-Fi.

How to enable the Internet on a tablet through a smartphone

If the user has a tablet and a smartphone already connected to the Internet, then you can distribute data with it. To do this, turn on the modem mode on the phone and set the password to connect. After that, from the tablet, select the desired access point and connect to it, as with Wi-Fi.

Modem mode on iPhone

There are many different ways to connect the tablet to the Internet. There are both wired and wireless. The user remains to choose the most suitable and configure. Everything is so simple that even a beginner can do.

Technical expertPodgornov Ilya Vladimirovich All articles of our site are undergoing an audit of the technical consultant. If you have any questions, you can always set them on his page.

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