How to use Mobile Phone as Modem for Laptop or Desktop?


This article explains step by step procedure about using mobile phone as modem for internet connection. It may appear to be a difficult task but if you follow the instructions, it is pretty easy to use your mobile phone as model for internet connection on Laptop or Desktop.

One of the most common problems among the mobile user is how to connect mobile phone to a Laptop or desktop for Internet access. Mobile Phones can be used as modem for internet access. Here I have explained all about Nokia mobile phone used as modem for Internet access on a laptop and desktop.



There are number of service provider in the market and they all have different GPRS plan, so you can find out the cheapest service provider in the market and you can access internet. Speed of internet access is totally depend upon the processor of mobile phone, Nowadays high processor is available which gives you up to 7.2 Mbps speed.

To use your cell phone as a modem, you need to follow the simple steps


Step : 1
•Install PC suite from CD or you can download it from the internet.

•Follow the steps to complete the setup.

•Click on the connect phone as indicated as rectangle in the figure then select add new phone.
Tools>Add New Phones
Nokia USB cable
Step : 2
•After selecting Add new phones you will promoted for new screen in which two options are available.
(1)USB Cable
(2)Bluetooth

•You can use any one for connection, but speed is totally different in both the connection. In USB cable you will get much higher speed compare to Bluetooth.

•Bluetooth is used for more flexibility, without wire internet can be accessed.
Nokia bluetooth
Step : 3
•After connecting mobile phones it will show available mobile phones within the range of Bluetooth, if you are using Bluetooth and in case of USB cable only connected phone.

•If your device is not detected by the system you can search by clicking search again button.
Nokia bluetooth
Step : 4
•Go to tools menu at the top of PC suite also indicated in rectangle in the below figure, then select connect to internet options.

Tools>Connect to internet
Mobile Modem
Step : 5
•It will automatically detect the GPRS setting according to your service provider.



•You can check the internet speed as well as data usage within the time.
Use mobile as modem


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Comments

Author: Timmappa Kamat20 Feb 2015 Member Level: Diamond   Points : 4

Thank you for the helpful tutorial on how to connect to internet on PC using your your mobile as the Modem. But, with the Symbian OS going out of reckoning these days, you should also have added the tutorial for Android devices.
In fact, it is far simpler in Android than in Symbian with the option for USB tethering. Addition of this technique would have made the article more comprehensive. Nevertheless, thanks for the efforts.



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