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Zune Software Shares Its Internet To Windows Phone 7 Devices

By Anton D. Nagy November 29, 2010, 12:23 pm

Believe it or not, Zune Software — the client used to sync Music, Pictures and Videos from your Computer to Windows Phone 7 and vice versa — acts like good old ActiveSync or Windows Mobile Device Center when it comes to Internet Sharing.

If you’re in a situation where there’s no coverage and you can’t take advantage of either your Data Connection nor WiFi, just hook your Windows Phone 7 handset to your Computer’s Zune Software via the supplied USB cable and you are ready to browse the Internet, check your emails, tweet and more, just like with your regular on-device Internet. To give it a try, just go to Settings, Airplane Mode, activate it, make sure nothing’s turned on, connect to Zune and voila!

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