How to Use Your Cellphone to Connect to the Internet

You can use your cellphone to connect to the internet or you may even you use your phone as a modem so that your computer connects to the internet through it.

In order to access internet on your phone, all you need to do is contact your mobile phone network service provider and ask them to provide you with the GPRS setting. Once you receive the GPRS settings, you can save them on your phone and access the internet.  It is ideal to view WAP sites rather than WWW websites on your phone.

In order to use your cellphone to connect to the internet on your PC you must check the following things:

· Your phone allows you to access web

· Your phone can be used as a modem to connect to the Internet.

· A USB data cable that can be connected between your phone and computer.

· Bluetooth enabled phone and computer to connect to the internet for wire free connectivity.

· Internet tariff plans to allow you make good usage of this type of internet connection.

After making sure of the above things, you can start proceeding to establish an internet connection on your computer by means of a cell phone. All the major cellphone brands like Nokia, Sony, Motorola, LG, etc provide a PC suite CD with the phone. When you install the PC suite, the application required to connect to the internet is also installed.

You can now connect your phone to the computer via USB cable. Alternatively, you may also try to enable the Bluetooth service on your phone and your computer. This way you can establish a connection between your phone and computer. Now you need to launch your PC suite program and open the relevant internet connectivity program. You will be asked to choose the type of internet connection; it can be either USB data cable or Bluetooth. After using the internet, you can click on the Disconnect option on PC suite application on your computer.


When you hit the Connect button you will able to access internet on your computer via your cellphone. This mode of connection is a dial-up internet connection; hence it will take 20-30 seconds to connect the internet. Though some may say feel the internet connectivity via this method is slow, it is one of the most reliable ways to connect to the web. Compared to today’s fast paced 3G internet connectivity, this kind of connection is slow. However, this kind can suit you if you only use your internet to access emails and light internet surfing.

Using cellphones as a means to access internet is one of the best ways to get internet connectivity wherever you go. You can easily rely on this kind of connectivity because your cellphone always remains with you. A smart tip to save on your internet bill would to use your cellphone to connect to the Internet on your computer and if you plan to intend a download a big file such as a software or email attachment you can make use of the Wi-Fi spot when you travel.

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