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    Hi!

    Just wondering if this is possible basically i have a nokia 6125 classic and it has HSPDA internet and im on a UNLIMITED plan with Three Mobile UK. So i was wondering instead of getting a HSPDA modem and a new connection and whatever could i use my mobile phone instead? With some special software or whatever?

    Or alternatively could i use my laptop as my cellphone? by putting my SIM card in there? [With some sort of adapter of course]

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    Nokia PC SUITE offers a very easy way to connect and use your phone as a modem. I advise connecting the phone with the USB cable, run PC Suite, make sure you select 3UK and you are all set . The phone will open the connection on its own and the laptop will use it to connect to the internet. I do that with my E70 and it works like a charm on 3G .





    P.S.: In my picture the first attempt failed because I used my stationary and not my laptop. As soon as I selected my provider, as you can see my stationary allowed me to post here .
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    Wicked man thats amazing! (I havent actually firstly got my laptop yet or installed nokia pc suite on any pc) hehe!

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    Quote Originally Posted by shotmillions View Post
    Wicked man thats amazing! (I havent actually firstly got my laptop yet or installed nokia pc suite on any pc) hehe!
    You are most welcome. Take advantage of that contract and put PC SUITE asap :P.

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    Quote Originally Posted by shotmillions View Post
    Hi!

    Just wondering if this is possible basically i have a nokia 6125 classic and it has HSPDA internet and im on a UNLIMITED plan with Three Mobile UK. So i was wondering instead of getting a HSPDA modem and a new connection and whatever could i use my mobile phone instead? With some special software or whatever?

    Or alternatively could i use my laptop as my cellphone? by putting my SIM card in there? [With some sort of adapter of course]
    If you already have HSPDA why would you need a modem? HSPDA "is" the modem.

    Nope, there is no SIM card connector in a laptop. But you could use Skype, it's free for long distances and you don't need a cellphone, you only need an ISP connection.

    Why would you like to use a laptop as a cell phone and pay extra??????

    People use the cell phone attached to the laptop so they can use the cell phone as a modem to connect with a carrier wirelessly to get internet or other data services like e-mail or txt, IM, including Skype all using the laptop keyboard and its bigger display.





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    Quote Originally Posted by Wirelessman View Post
    If you already have HSPDA why would you need a modem? HSPDA "is" the modem.

    Nope, there is no SIM card connector in a laptop. But you could use Skype, it's free for long distances and you don't need a cellphone, you only need an ISP connection.

    Why would you like to use a laptop as a cell phone and pay extra??????

    People use the cell phone attached to the laptop so they can use the cell phone as a modem to connect with a carrier wirelessly to get internet or other data services like e-mail or txt, IM, including Skype all using the laptop keyboard and its bigger display.
    I thought i was the connection type? In anycase im using the phone as a modem and as a phone. I was just wondering if i cud put it in the laptop id still want to receive calls. And i do need a cellphone. I have skype on my mobile anyway.

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    Quote Originally Posted by shotmillions View Post
    I thought i was the connection type? In anycase im using the phone as a modem and as a phone. I was just wondering if i cud put it in the laptop id still want to receive calls. And i do need a cellphone. I have skype on my mobile anyway.
    As other have said you can connect the cell to your laptop using an usb adapter and you can access internet throught the carrier airways, and if you receive a call then pick up the phone, that's all.





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    Default Re: Using my Mobile to Connect my Laptop to the internet

    i had done something like this few years ago, my phone was Sony Ericsson T610, T-mobile network, T-zone plan for $20/mo, GPRS connection type, instead of USB cable I used bluetooth to connected laptop to phone. It was totally insane. lol

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    Very expensive indeed.





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    Default Re: Using my Mobile to Connect my Laptop to the internet

    Quote Originally Posted by shotmillions View Post
    Hi!

    Just wondering if this is possible basically i have a nokia 6125 classic and it has HSPDA internet and im on a UNLIMITED plan with Three Mobile UK. So i was wondering instead of getting a HSPDA modem and a new connection and whatever could i use my mobile phone instead? With some special software or whatever?

    Or alternatively could i use my laptop as my cellphone? by putting my SIM card in there? [With some sort of adapter of course]
    Hopefully you will come back to NBR and see this. The response is Yes, you can put a SIM card on your laptop (DELL does), beside the SIM card you will need a WWAN card and the utility driver. Of course you will need a carrier service supporting GPRS/HDSPA.

    I apologize for misleading in my first post, I'm a CDMA guy so GSM is not my fortee.





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