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ClockworkMod Tether (no root) for Android

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    Feb. 05, 2012
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    Free; Requires Android phone
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ClockworkMod Tether effectively allows users to access the data connection on their Android device through a USB connection and use it for a mobile Internet connection. While many similar applications exist, this one is superior because of its stability and effectiveness. Unfortunately, the free version places a 20MB limit on data transfers after the 14-day free trial. Unlimited access is granted following the upgrade to the Premium version.

Installation of this application goes easy, but some users may experience difficulties if their computer currently doesn't have an Internet connection. The user first needs to download the Android application to their mobile device, and then connect it to the PC. If the PC is connected to the Internet, then the user just needs to download a separate application from the Internet and follow the installation guide. If there is no Internet connection on the PC, then the user needs to follow instructions included on the Android application and transfer the required file onto the PC from the device. Once both devices are set up properly, the PC will use the USB connection as a source for the Internet. Connection speeds are similar to that of a fast dial-up connection. Users should keep in mind, though, that this is data usage, and that it will be reflected on their phone bill. The clean and elementary user interface operates almost entirely automatically and features a constant speed indicator to monitor the stability of the connection.

For those who are severely limited on their Internet connection ClockworkMod Tether would be a great choice. It is especially useful while traveling in remote locations where Wi-Fi is not available but a cellular data connection is. The free version of this app gives users a taste of what the application can really offer, but for best results the user needs to download the Premium version.

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5 stars

"WORKS ON SP**NT !!!!"

March 25, 2013  |  By vanierstein

2013-03-25 19:46:34  |  By vanierstein

 |  Version: ClockworkMod Tether (no root)


Have as of yet to report on speed(s) reached,but everything seems to load up ok !!!


Connection Speed? Waiting to see how it will perform on 4G....whenever Sp**nt deploys that in my area......


If you are looking for a way to tether,thru Sp**nt,or ANY other carrier,to my knowledge,look no further,it works ..finally.Thanks to Developer !! DEFINITELY Will be Upgrading to Paid Version . NO-BRAINER !!!!! Once again,thanks to Devs !!!!!

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4 stars

"A bit quirky, but so far (2 days) so good!"

August 27, 2012  |  By riconp

2012-08-27 13:49:57  |  By riconp

 |  Version: ClockworkMod Tether (no root)


Easy installation and set up for both phone and computer (had a wifi connection for computer set up). Fast (4G) speed (but see "cons", below). Still in trial period, but if it keeps working as is, will buy...very reasonable price (and will be first app i've ever paid for!)


A bit quirky, in that it occassionally will not connect on first try (or sometimes second or third...and sometimes i had to do a reboot). Also, occassionally (but not often) drops the connection. And lastly, it seems very slow at getting me into a website - it has a fairly quick ping rate (approx. 60 msec) and download speeds are 4G, but after clicking to go to a site, i sometimes feel like i can bake a cake!


Despite the downsides, this is a worthwhile and worth-it app. Assuming my carrier "the big V" doesn't get a hold of me about using it, and no other problems arise the next 12 days, i will definitely buy it!

Updated on Aug 27, 2012

btw...i have an HTC Rezound with ICS.

Updated on Aug 29, 2012

here's an update - as mentioned above, i found Tether to be very slow in initially linking to a site. i've found a "weird" work-around - i run thru HotSpot Shield! if i turn on HotSpot Shield, then use the "protected" browser, Tether connects very quickly when i click to a website. don't ask me why, but it works. so it adds another step to getting on-line, but still worth the $5 v. $20/month thru "V".

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Full Specifications

What's new in version
1006: Update tether notificaiton icon.1006: Fix potential billing bug.1005: Fix tethering when the phone is connected to an IPv6 network.1004: More support and troubleshooting info.1003: Fix buy menu showing up even if purchased.1003: Fix tun interface on PC not properly shutting down (get the new PC download).1002: Fix force close when USB debugging is off.1001: Initial release.
Publisher ClockworkMod
Publisher web site
Release Date February 06, 2012
Date Added February 05, 2012
Category Utilities & Operating Systems
Subcategory System Utilities
Operating Systems
Operating Systems Android/2.3.3 - 2.3.7
Additional Requirements Compatible with 2.3.3 and above.
Download Information
File Size 740.06KB
File Name External File
Total Downloads 5,696
Downloads Last Week 29
License Model Free
Limitations Not available
Price Free

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