Thursday, March 11, 2010

Connecting PC to internet using GPRS

Now you can surf the net wireless using mobile phone and a PC. just follow these steps to configure.

  • install the pc suite/ driver for your mobile handset.
  • Connect your mobile via data cable or pair using bluetooth.
  • Go to control panel ---- phone and modems.
  • under the modems tab double click the modem using which you want to connect.
  • Now under the advanced tab fill the extra initialization string as given below:

AT+CGDCONT=1,"IP","APN" <cr>

here replace the APN with the APN of your mobile service provider.

some of the APN are:

* BSNL - bsnlnet

** Others may ask their customer care for APN
  • Click OK.
  • the connection using PC suite or make a connection using create new connection in control panel
with number to be dialed as *99***1#


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