Connect your computer to the internet through mobile phone

Tuesday, March 3, 2009 ·

Every mobile phone will support at least one of the following: GSM, GPRS, EDGE, UMTS and HSDPA. If your mobile phone is GPRS, EDGE, UMTS or HSDPA enabled, it can connect to the internet.

To connect to the internet you need to do the following:

1. Call your mobile phone network provider on the help line provided and ask them to activate MMS/WAP/GPRS internet for your SIM card and mobile phone. Your wireless mobile phone network provider will immediately send you the settings which you will save. Settings for most standard mobiles phones are available. If settings for your phones are not available, then you will have to configure GPRS Internet, WAP and MMS Settings manually. To do that, then you will need to refer to Buying China Phones: Configuring GPRS Internet and MMS Settings.

2. Go to your phone settings menu and check the connections you have. It can either be data cable, infrared or Bluetooth. If its data cable, the pins are very delicate to last long enough and you are unlikely to be having the right data cable. There are many data cables in the market that will not work. If it’s infrared, then infrared technology has no future developments in this area. Data cable and infrared will still work but what is recommended and appropriate for today’s technology is Bluetooth. Assuming you have a Bluetooth connection in your mobile phone, then proceed to 3 below.

3. If you have a laptop computer, then it’s likely it already have Bluetooth card installed. If you are using a desktop computer support without a Bluet00th card, then you will need to plug a USB Bluetooth adapter. Purchase a Bluetooth adapter and this should not cost you more than $10. The USB Bluetooth adapter will come together with its software which you should install to your desktop computer as per the instructions provided.

4. By activating your Bluetooth connection in your mobile phone and inserting the USB Bluetooth adapter to the USB slot in your desktop computer, then your desktop computer is able to detect you’re your mobile phone as modem.

5. Then from your desktop computer, go to Start, Control Panel, Phone and Modem, Modems, select your Bluetooth modem, Properties, Advanced. In Advanced you have extra initialization commands and you will insert the following command: AT+CGDCONT=,,"YOURMOBILEINTERNET.COM" Note that the YOURMOBILEINTERNET.COM is address for your access point that will have been provided to you by your mobile phone network provider. 0nce you are through with this press OK.

6. From your desktop computer go to Start, Control Panel, Network Connection, Create a New Connection, Next, Connect to the Internet, Next, Set Up My Connection Manually, Next, Connect Using a Dial-Up Modem, Next, Choose Your Modem, Next, Type the name of Your Mobile Phone Network Provider, Next, type phone number #99*, Next, type username and password as provided to you by your mobile phone network provider, Next, Put an Icon on Desktop, Finish.

7. From your desktop computer go to Start, Control Panel, Network Connection, choose the icon with Your Mobile Phone Network Provider, right click the icon, properties, choose your modem, configure, choose maximum speed based on the capability of your mobile phone, 0K.

8. On the Desktop, click on the Bluetooth icon, then pair the devices, input pass key (say 1234) on both your desktop computer and on your mobile phone. Your computer and your mobile phone are now paired and connected.

9. On the Desktop, double click the icon with the name of your mobile phone network provider and then click dial. You will be connected to the internet if you have done all the steps right.

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2 comments:

Thompson said...
March 9, 2009 at 12:55 AM  

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marisol said...
March 18, 2009 at 12:14 AM  

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