Enable Tethering on Android 6.0 Marshmallow


In this we are going to show you how easily you can enable tethering on Android 6.0 Marshmallow. Tethering allows you to share your WiFi or Mobile data with friends and family in which your device acts like a hotspot. If you have updated your device to Android 6.0 Marshmallow probably a Nexus device right now, then you can easily enable tethering on your device running Android 6.0 M by typing simple adb commands.

Before you start the tethering process proper ADB USB driver are required for smooth connection between PC and your device. We have provided the USB drivers along adb drivers for your device in the below mentioned links.

Enable USB Debugging (Settings >> Developer Options >> USB debugging)

Your phone battery should be charged minimum 60%

Download these files:

Download USB drivers.

Download and Extract adb fastboot.


Process to enable tethering on Android 6.0 Marshmallow

Just follow the below simple steps in sequence to enable tethering on Android 6.0 Marshmallow.

Connect your device to the PC using USB cable.

Open Command window on your PC and type,


“adb shell”



Then type the following command to enable tethering on your device

“settings put global tether_dun_required 0”


Wait for the process to complete and it will give a reboot to the device.

That’s it! You have successfully enabled tethering on your device running Android 6.0 Marshmallow. If you have any query feel free to contact us by posting your comment in the below provided comment section. Follow us on Facebook/Twitter/Google+ for future update.

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