How to Combine Ethernet and Tethered iPhone at Once on a Windows PC

Why Use Wired Ethernet and a Tethered iPhone Together at the Same Time?

If you’ve got a slow and unreliable Ethernet connection on your Windows PC, you can boost the speed and make it more stable. Get your iPhone, tether it to your PC and combine both connections together at the same time. 

All you need is a channel bonding (or link aggregation) software app like Speedify. Read below to learn how to combine Ethernet and a tethered iPhone for better Internet on your Windows PC using Speedify bonding VPN.

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3 Steps to Combine Wired Ethernet (LAN) and Tethered iPhone at Once on Your Windows PC

Step 1: Connect your Ethernet cable to your PC and plug the other end into your modem or router. In most cases, you will connect to the Internet automatically. If it doesn’t work, see some troubleshooting options here.

Step 2: Tether your iPhone to your PC via Wi-Fi (most convenient), USB cable or Bluetooth. 
As Wi-Fi tethering is most convenient as it requires no cables and no dedicated software on your PC, we’ll describe that procedure below.

First, create a Wi-Fi hotspot on your iPhone (Wi-Fi tethering). 
To do this, go to Settings on your iPhone’s home screen and activate the Personal Hotspot option.

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Next, configure the Wi-Fi hotspot on your iPhone. 
When you go into the Personal Hotspot menu, you can also customize the Wi-Fi hotspot name (SSID) and password used by other devices to connect.

Last, but not least, connect your PC to the Wi-Fi network. 
Click on the computer or Wi-Fi symbol in the lower right corner of the taskbar (systray). Turn on Wi-Fi by clicking on the tile in the lower side of the pop-up menu and select the Wi-Fi hotspot you set up on your iPhone. Enter your password and you’re good to go.

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How Does Speedify Work?

Speedify makes your internet secure, stable, and fast with the magic of Channel Bonding--but how?

  1. First, Speedify establishes a connection to one of our Speed Servers in the Cloud. This acts as a middleman between you and the rest of the internet, keeping your web activity private and secure.
  2. Next, the app works with the Speed Server to intelligently spread network packets among all your available internet connections.
  3. And presto! Speedify is able to provide the combined speed and stability of all your internet connections—unlike any other VPN on the market.
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Step 3: Start Speedify on your PC and combine the wired Ethernet and tethered iPhone on your PC. When you launch Speedify, the software automatically detects the two connections. You will see them each contained in a Connection Bubble near the top of the Dashboard.

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And presto! You’re combining connections with the magic of Channel Bonding for improved speed, reliability, and security. You are now free to go forth and browse the internet, stream videos, and use your apps as you normally would.

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