Make sure you phone is up and running. Push the ‘Menu’ button, and enter the ‘System Settings’.
Right under the heading of ‘Wireless & Networks’, you will see a few different options, such as Wifi, Bluetooth, Data Usage and More.
Open Data Usage, and make sure it is turned on. You will find a dedicated button inside. Push the button, making sure that it is highlighted.
After turning on data usage, click back, and reach the main settings. You don’t need to scroll down, as the required option ‘More’ lies right under the heading of Wireless & Networks.
There are four different options in More, such as Airplane mode, VPN, Tethering & portable hotspot and Mobile network. The name of the option itself guides you ahead.
Click Tethering & portable hotspot, and you will find another list of options. Now it is your decision that which tethering you are interested in. The available options are USB tethering, Portable Wi-Fi hotspot, and Bluetooth tethering.
Since you are interested in turning you device into a modem, you need to check the box right next to Portable Wi-Fi hotspot. You have successfully set up tethering on your HTC Android phone.