Tether Behold 2

I will show you how to tether a Samsung Behold 2 to use it’s data connection on a laptop. I recently did this for a friend and I had a difficult time finding the resources to do this. This guide is to help those who have Windows 7 64 bit in particular because many people have report errors when trying to install the drivers. The phone is with T-Mobile and according to them, they support tethering but at the moment they don’t have official support or guides for it.
Samsung Behold 2
On your phone:

  1. Install PdaNet on your Samsung Behold II through the Android Market.
  2. Go to Settings, USB Settings, select Samsung PC studio and click Save.
  3. Go back to Settings, click Application Settings, Development, and check USB debugging.

On your computer:

  1. Behold II Drivers: http://www.getyourdroidon.com/builds/otherstuff/Behold_II_USB.zip
  2. PdaNet for Windows 7 64-Bit: http://pdanet.co/bin/PdaNetA245x64.exe (Check for the latest version).
  3. Click Start, Right click “Computer”, go to Properties, and select Device Manager.
  4. Device manager

  5. Connect your phone and find the “Android ADB interface” or “Samsung Android USB Device” with a yellow exclamation point.
  6. Right click it and select “Browse my computer for driver software”.
  7. Click Browse and select the unzipped folder of Behold II USB on located on the Desktop.
  8. Click Next. A pop-up will appear; choose “Install this driver anyway”.
  9. After installing, you’ll receive a pop- up that says “SAMSUNG USB Composite Device” has been successfully installed. You might also receive a few errors, disregard them.
  10. Go back to the Device Manager and you’ll see that the USB Controllers and Drivers were installed.
  11. You might have to disconnect and re-connect your phone to the computer for it to be recognized.
  12. Now, install PdaNet for Windows 7. A pop-up will appear asking if you want to reinstall the Android USB driver; click No. The program should finish installing. Click Finish.
  13. Run the PdaNet on both devices and you should now be able to access the internet.

If there are newer versions of software or drivers, I’m unaware if this guide will help you. Also, I’m not liable for any damages to your devices. Use this at your own risk.

I hope this helps solve your issues tethering the Behold 2. After this experience, I’m glad that I have an iPhone. It’s much more easier to mod. 😉

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15 Responses to Tether Behold 2

  1. PPC Ian February 15, 2011 at 8:53 pm #

    Great stuff, D3so, thanks for sharing! I have an iPhone 4 myself, but it’s really interesting to see this post. You clearly know what you’re doing!

  2. Kevin hersh February 16, 2011 at 8:30 am #

    I use an evo. Good thing the tethering is wireless.

  3. Larry February 16, 2011 at 2:02 pm #

    Thank you for sharing this! I’ve been looking everywhere to tether my behold 2.

  4. Azrol February 17, 2011 at 8:46 am #

    Wow, this actually solved my tethering problems thx alot!

  5. Pete February 18, 2011 at 2:43 pm #

    It fixed my problems thanks. For some reason it’s difficult to do with win7 64bit

  6. anDRoiD February 20, 2011 at 11:33 pm #

    Works like a charm! Thanx for the help!

  7. Fillipino Blogger February 21, 2011 at 6:18 pm #

    Thanks for the tip! Really good step by step information d3so!

  8. Bradley Nordstrom February 22, 2011 at 4:16 pm #

    I agree don’t have an android but have an iPhone 4 and this is amazing how you blog and but the sections of blogging in the perfect order.

    Thanks,
    Bradley Nordstrom

  9. Eric : Manila Blog February 23, 2011 at 3:25 pm #

    nice tip! I have an android phone (samsung spica) and I hope I can make it work.

  10. d3so February 28, 2011 at 7:17 pm #

    I posted this for the sake of anyone having problems because other resources online have failed to help me.
    Good thing I made it to the first page of google 😉

  11. d3so February 28, 2011 at 7:18 pm #

    hope you figure it out. The iPhone is much easier to deal with.

  12. Number Stencils May 1, 2011 at 10:25 pm #

    I have a 16 GB iphone 3g, and have 19 apps. I have over 14 GB left, but I was wondering if i can fill all of it up with apps? I have read people have like 100 apps and it works weird because they have too many. But I do not have any music or videos. And only 3.2 MB worth of pictures. So how many more apps can I get? Thanks

  13. Web Design LA June 3, 2011 at 5:19 am #

    Nice and informative share regarding “Samsung Behold 2”.Thanks for sharing

  14. Web Design LA June 6, 2011 at 4:44 am #

    Is evo giving perfect output ? Kindly let me know

  15. Animals and Livestock July 17, 2011 at 11:10 pm #

    Very informative post shared here about Samsung Behold 2. Nice to read this article.