Today, while looking for a Modem to Browse to no Avail, I decided to use my Blackberry Phone as a Modem to Surf the Internet.. Can you Imagine, Blackberry as a Modem Internet Speed is 3x faster than that of the Original Internet Modem.. But i bet less than 5% of Blackberry users use their Phone as Modem!very interested tutorial Though Most People dont use Blackberry as a Modem to Browse on PC because they see it as a very Technical stuff, We are gonna put you on the Right Lane yet a very Fast Track. 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 BIS to surf the internet on your desktop/laptop. NOTE: You have to be Subscribed to the Internet on any of the Data Plan of your Network that Suit you e.g 100MB for N1000 Monthly. After subscribing to your plan of choice, please take note of the Internet Settings of that particular network as you’d be needing. These are the setting for different setting AIRTEL CONFIGURATION Account Name: AIRTEL Homepage: http://wap.ng.airtel.com Username: Internet Password: Internet Access Point or APN: internet.ng.zain.com IP or Proxy Address: 172.018.254.005 Port: 8080 MTN CONFIGURATION account Name: MTN Homepage: http://wap.mtnonline.com Username: web Password: web Access Point or APN: web.gprs.mtnnigeria.net IP or Proxy Address: 010.199.212.002 Port: 8080 ETISALAT CONFIGURATION Account Name: ETISALAT Homepage: http://www.etisalat.com.ng OR http://mobile.etisalat.com.ng Username: wap Password: wap Access Point or APN: etisalat IP or Proxy Address: 010.071.170.005 Port: 8080 GLO CONFIGURATION Account Name: GLO Homepage: http://wap.gloworld.com Username: wap Password: wap Access Point or APN: glosecure IP or Proxy Address: 010.100.098.022 Port: 8080 FOLLOW THIS INSTRUCTION ON HOW TO GET STARTED USING YOUR BLACKBERRY AS A MODEM 1. Download & Install Blackberry Desktop Manager http://download.cnet.com/BlackBerry- Desktop-Manager/3000-18511_4-10794759.html or check your Phone Pack for the CD that came with it. 2. Launch the BlackBerry Desktop Manager after Installation and Click to Tools in the menu bar section. Select "Mobile Internet Settings" from the drop down menu as shown below. You will see different Networks on the Profile Drop-down, Click on the "Add Custom Profile" to define your own Network settings because Nigeria's Network are not on the List. Use this As your Settings depending on your Network. MTN GLO ETISALAT AIRTEL Profile GLO ETISALAT MTN NG AIRTEL NG Name: NG NG Username: web flat etisalat internet Password: web flat etisalat internet Access web.gprs.mtnnigeria.net gloflat etisalat internet.ng.airtel.com Point: Add Commands: Once you are done, hit the OK button to exit the small popup screen then OK again to exit the Mobile Internet Settings configuration dialog. 3. Now Go back to Menu >> Tools and click on Start Mobile Internet 4. A warning will show informing you that you will be Charged, Just Ignore it if you've already Subscribed. Just Click on Connect 5.Once your are Successfully Connected to the Internet and you are Ready to Browse, at the bottom left of the BlackBerry Desktop Manager, you should see something that looks like the capture below ( Time Connected and Data Used ). It means you are now connected.