Tethering allow you to use your jailbroken iPhone as a modem for your computer to connect to Internet. There are a few different tethering applications available for a fee through the Cydia application store. However, there is a free tethering application available through the Cydia store, called PdaNet. The process of getting free tethering on your iPhone with Cydia is fairly straightforward.
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Things you need
- Jailbroken iPhone
Tap the Cydia icon on your jailbroken iPhone to launch the application; then tap the "Search" tab at the bottom of the default screen to open the Search screen.
Type "PdaNet" into the Search window at the top of the screen and tap"Search." The search result will return PdaNet in an application listing.
Tap the PdaNet listing and then tap "Install." The PdaNet application will automatically download and install onto your iPhone.
Click "System Preference" on your computer and then click the "Create Network" option. You will need to create a name for your network. This is the network that will be used to connect the computer to the Internet via your iPhone.
Tap the "Settings" icon on your iPhone; then tap the "General" and the "Wi-Fi Networks" option. Tap the name of the network you just created on your computer.
Tap the PdaNet icon on the Home screen to launch the application; then slide the "On/Off" button at the bottom of the screen to "ON." The message "Wi-Fi Router is On" will appear.
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