How To Connect your Computer To the Internet via BlackBerry’s internet connection


Just like most internet enabled mobile phones in the market today, every BlackBerry device in cases of emergency can serve as a modem to connect to the internet.

This tutorial will guide you through the quick steps needed to configure your BlackBerry Desktop Manager’s mobile internet settings and thus get you connected to the web. Please note that you’ll need to have another data plan with your network provider as you cannot use your BlackBerry data plan to surf the internet on your desktop/laptop. So, unlimited subscribers are happy.

This guide is based on my country but it’s similar to any other country as long as you have the ISP information.

Requirements:

Blackberry Desktop Software

Working Data-plan

Steps:

1. Install Blackberry Desktop Software on your computer.

2. Connect your Blackberry to your computer and make sure it’s in Sync Mode.

3. In the Tools menu you will find Mobile Internet Settings as show in the below picture.

4. Add custom profile based on your ISP; mine is Batelco Bahrain

Name: Blackberry – or any name you like

Username: Batelco

Password: mms.batelco.com

Access Point: mms.batelco.com

5. Once it’s added, click on Save Button to save the custom profile.

6. Go back to the Tools menu and launch the Start Mobile Internet

Once you launch the Start Mobile Internet you should be connected and presented in the Status Bar as Connected.

And that’s it. Hope you like and do please share it with your friends on Twitter, Facebook etc

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  1. #1 by Saurabh on December 5, 2011 - 8:48 am

    Tried but not working….shows limited connectivity……the internet on the phone otherwise is working

  2. #2 by saurabh on December 6, 2011 - 6:59 pm

    didn’t work…shows limited connectivity……..internet otherwise on blackberry 9780 handset is working fine….

  3. #3 by http://tinyurl.com/prinward23203 on February 7, 2013 - 6:13 am

    I actually think about the reasons why you titled this particular blog,
    “How To Connect your Computer To the Internet
    via BlackBerry’s internet connection dailyvmtech”. In either case I loved the post!

    I appreciate it-Suzanne

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