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How do I set up the phone as a data modem for my computer using Bluetooth?

1. Connect the phone and the computer

You can connect the phone and the computer in the following ways:

  1. Press the Menu key.
  2. Press Settings.
  3. Press Connectivity.
  4. Press Bluetooth.
  5. Press Bluetooth again to select On.
  6. Press My Phone's visibility.
  7. Press Shown to all.
  8. Begin searching for Bluetooth devices on the computer.
  9. After a moment a list of Bluetooth devices within range is displayed.
  10. Highlight your phone on the list and begin pairing your phone with the computer.
  11. Key in an access code of your choice on the computer.
  12. Press Yes to accept pairing.
  13. Key in the same access code on the phone.
  14. Press OK.
  15. The installation starts automatically.
  16. Press Yes to confirm that you want to establish a connection.
  17. The modem is installed as Bluetooth modem or a similar name.

2. Check that a connection between the phone and the computer has been established

  1. Go to Control Panel and find the area for Modem.
  2. Scroll to the modem you have installed and open Properties.
  3. Click Diagnostics.
  4. Click Query Modem.
  5. If the computer communicates with the modem and if it displays a number of commands, the modem has been installed correctly.

3. Configure modem for GPRS

  1. Go to Control Panel and find the area for Modem.
  2. Scroll to the modem you have installed and openProperties.
  3. Then scroll to Advanced.
  4. Find the area for keying in an initialisation string.
  5. Key in the following sequence:
    • +cgdcont=1,"IP","internet",,0,0

Note: It is important that the sequence is keyed in exactly as shown. Otherwise you will not be able to establish a connection via GPRS. If you get an error message while trying to establish a connection, it may be because you made a mistake keying in this sequence.

4. Create a dial-up connection on your computer

  • The procedure for creating dial-up connections depends on the operating system on your computer. The instructions below are only general guidelines on how to create a GPRS dial-up connection.

5. Create a new dial-up connection

  1. Find the area for dial-up connections on your computer.
  2. Choose Create a new connection or an equivalent option.
  3. Choose Connect to the Internet or an equivalent option that is based on a modem connection.
  4. If there is only one active modem on your computer, this is, in most cases, selected by default. If you are asked to select a modem, select E7-00 USB Modem orBluetooth Modem.

6. Set up dial-up connection

  • Name the connection (e.g. E7-00 GPRS).
  • When you are asked for a phone number, key in the following:
    • *99#
  • Do not use area code and dialling rules.

7. Advanced settings

  • Set IP address and DNS server to automatic provision.

8. Exit

  • When you have selected the necessary settings, exit the configuration.
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