The Motorola Razr2 V8 mobile phone is a handy device for situations where you need to connect your computer to the Internet but do not have access to a wireless router or mobile broadband. With only a few changes in the phone's setting, you can configure your Motorola Razr2 V8 to act as a USB modem for your computer.
- Skill level:
- Moderately Easy
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Things you need
- cell phone tethering software
- USB cable
Ensure that your current cell phone service plan supports cell phone tethering (connecting a device to the Internet through a cell phone). Certain cell phone carriers discourage cell phone tethering and may leverage fines if you use your Motorola Razr2 V8 as a modem.
Download cell phone tethering software that will allow your computer to make data calls through your Motorola Razr2 V8. This software and/or driver is usually available on your cell phone carrier's website.
Press the centre button to access the phone's main menu and select the "Settings" option.
Select the "Connections" option in the "Settings" menu; select "USB Settings" in the next screen and then select the "Modem" option.
Run the cell phone tethering software. The software will recognise the Motorola Razr2 V8 USB modem and attempt to create a profile (on the computer) for making data connections.
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