Android instant tethering feature is helpful to share your mobile connection using Bluetooth in your Google Pixel, Nexus and other supported android Oreo 8.1/8.0 devices. In this tutorial, I will show you how to enable and use instant tethering on android Oreo devices. Most of android devices share cellular data by Wi-Fi, hotspot or Bluetooth settings.
You can use this instant tethering to Google devices such as Google Pixel, Pixel XL, Nexus 6P, Nexus 5X, Nexus 6, Pixel C and more. Before use tethering on your android devices, check for any carriers limit or extra charge when use it. Several Google devices automatically shared data connection including Google Pixel, Pixel XL, Nexus 6P, Nexus 5X, Nexus 6, Pixel C and running android 7.1.1 and later.
And must remember tethering consuming more battery so plug your Google device to charging when enable tethering. Follow below given step by step guide to use instant tethering on android Oreo 8.0/8.1 devices.
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How to enable and use instant tethering on android Oreo: Google Pixel, Nexus
Let see how to use android O instant tethering in your Google Pixel, Nexus and other devices.
Step 1: Go to settings in your Google Pixel & Nexus devices
Step 2: Tap on Google
Step 3: Tap on Instant Tethering under services section
Turn on Bluetooth in your device to use instant tethering on Google Pixel and Nexus devices.
Step 4: Tap on Turn on Bluetooth in your Pixel device
Here you’ll see below given two options in your android Oreo devices. By default enable instant tethering on Google pixel, Nexus and other supported Google devices. You’ll manually enable/disable it in your devices.
Provide data connection:
This device shares its mobile connection with your other android devices.
Get Data connection:
This device finds other devices related with your Google account that have a cellular data connection.
When you can’t find nearby device which has internet access, you’ll see no device found message on the screen. If any Bluetooth or Wi-Fi hotspot is available, tap on it to connect with your device.
We hope this makes it clear how to use instant tethering on android Oreo 8.0 devices. If you have any trouble, tell us in below comment section. Have you been ever used instant tethering in your android device?