moto 5G - Tethered Modem Connection

Note Notes:

  • A Mobile Hotspot subscription is required to utilize the USB tethering feature. Refer to the My Verizon website or contact Verizon Wireless to add the appropriate add-on.
  • The 5G mod must be attached and connected to tether.
  • The moto 5G mod is compatible with the following devices:
    • moto z2 force
    • moto z3
    • moto z4
  • For more info on the moto 5G mod, refer to these FAQs.


  1. From a Home screen, tap the Arrow icon Arrow icon to display all apps.
  2. Navigate: Settings Settings icon > Network & Internet Network and Internet icon > Mobile Hotspot & tethering Hotspot and Tethering icon.
  3. Tap USB tethering or Bluetooth tethering to turn on On switch icon or off Switch off.
  4. Do one of the following:
    • For a USB cable connection:
      1. Connect the 5G mod to a computer using the supplied USB cable.
      2. Tap USB tethering to turn on.
        Note Allow several seconds for the computer to recognize the network connection.
      3. From the computer, launch a web browser.
    • For a Bluetooth connection:
      1. Tap Bluetooth tethering to turn on.
      2. Create a paired connection between your device and the computer.
        Note Create a Paired Connection - Windows®.
        Note Create a Paired Connection - Macintosh® OS X.
      3. From the computer, open a web browser.