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x200 - mobile 3g broadband in UK

Question: x200 - mobile 3g broadband in UK

Hi there. I'm in the UK and bought an X200 about 6 months back with built-in 3G card. I used the included T-Mobile free month's trial until it came to an end. I am now using the laptop out and about more and am wondering what my options are - can I use any mobile broadband provider's SIM card or is it locked to T-mobile in some way? Looking at T-mobile, O2 websites, they only seem to offer USB dongles which seem a bit inelegant. Just spoke to a T-Mobile customer rep and she seemed to think you could get SIM cards only in stores. Any advice welcomed. Edit: just realised the trial was with Vodafone not T-Mobile. No wonder the T-Mobile rep was confused...

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Answer: x200 - mobile 3g broadband in UK

elliot100, welcome to the forum,

they are not provider locked, pop the SIM card in and away you go.

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hello all,just wondering can i make calls from the mobile broadband modem on my x200 with Ericsson F3507g Mobile Broadband adaptor.im not talking about voip here just using my laptop as a mobile? the laptop came with a vodaphone SIM which i replaced with a pay as you go SIM which works fine for the internet.cheers in advanceanto

Answer:mobile broadband on x200

I'm assuming the replacement Pay as you go SIM card is a Vodafone PAYG rather than say TMobile? The HSPDA is sim locked?Message Edited by jts_456 on 02-16-2009 09:23 AM

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Hi,This  is a problem i have been suffering from with many of my clients (around 190)They all have Lenovo X200 /X200S  with built in mobile broad band which has stopped to work recently due to the latest Vodafone and ATT wireless WAN (HSPA)  Driver. I conntacted the local agent no one has any idea contacted lenovo representative in Norway and they have no IDEA also !!All of them are experts in passing the problem to somone else !!!  All these systems has windows XP pro with all the latest updates available My company is about to launch it's software for W7 and i strongly doubt i can recommend the new X201 as our standard new platform if every now and then the same problem Happens . Before it was BIOS and we had to downgrade to v2,06. Then Wifi adapter where we had to install the driver from intel and  not the one from lenovo and after an access connection update we had to go back to the driver from LENOVO!!! So PLEASE lenovo could someone look at this support reuest and tell us what the heck is wrong with the latest update from you ?? and how to fix it ???   RegardsMaris Support Dept.

Answer:X200/X200S Ericsson Mobile Broadband

Maris wrote:
 
So PLEASE lenovo could someone look at this support reuest

 

The Lenovo community is a peer to peer support forum, not an official Lenovo support channel.
 
You may get a partial answer here, but given the specific nature of your problem, which appears like it might be tied to some aspect of your local 3G service provision, you will really need local Lenovo resources involved.
Cheers,
 
Bill

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Can someone confirm for me that ordering this will get me an Ericsson F3507G?  I have been told from our I.T. purchasing that it will be an Option card and he can get it cheaper and install himself.  I am trying to replicate a previously purchased unit  that is out in the field, for testing. Thanks

Answer:X200 Tablet with Integrated AT&T Mobile Broadband (Ericsson 3G with GPS)

If you are configuring that in the online store, the "Integrated AT&T Mobile Broadband (Ericsson 3G with GPS)  [add $80.00]" will be the F3507G, unless there has been a recent change. Amazing if your IT guy can go through the purchasing cycle, install, and test, for less than that.

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just recieved my X200 on monday upgraded to Vista Ultimate straight away. While i was not planning on using the mobile broadband i decided i would at least take advantage of the 30 day free trail (Vodafone, in the UK) unfortunatly the device fails to start. I've tried reinstalling the driver but to no avail. Device manager simply says:"This device cannot start. (Code 10)"any suggestions?cheers in advance

Answer:X200 and Ericsson F3507g Mobile Broadband Minicard Composite Device

Hi did you ever resolve this ? I've just upgraded to Vista Enterprise and the same thing has happened to me.

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My lenovo thinkpad X200 7458-5NG is Mobile Broadband Connection not activated after i reinstalled windows 7 64bit and it has the sim card slot but its not responding with the software. If I try to install mobile broadband activation it say this is not a supported wireless WAN card installed in this computer, the setup cannot continue...... Any ideas happy people ThanX Andrew

Answer:Lenovo Mobile Broadband Connection Driver for Windows 7 - ThinkPad x200 5NG

you will want to check whetner there is a physical card installed. the x200 does have the card slot, but that does not mean that wwan card is installed. and even then ,its also not confirmed whether you have the wwan antennas installed. you will want to check your windows device manager and make sure you have a 3g modem listed under network adapters. if you dont, the card is unlikely to have been installed physically.

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I recently purchased a Thinkpad X200 Tablet computer (model 7449-44U) using Windows 7 and would like to upgrade it with an internal WWAN card for use with Verizon Wireless Mobile Broadband (in the USA).  I am not very knowlegeable about WWAN and need some technical assistance in making sure I order the correct WWAN modules. I am interested in the new Qualcomm-Gobi 1000/2000 mini card modules that are reported to include standalone GPS capability as well as supporting a wide range of RF bands for global connectivity.  Please refer to the attached product sheets for more info on Gobi 1000 and Gobi 2000 modules.http://www.gobianywhere.com/files/gobi1000_overview.pdfhttp://www.gobianywhere.com/files/gobi2000_overview.pdf I have contacted Lenovo sales and technical support and was told only WWAN card that is compatible with both my X200 Tablet and Verizon Wireless is P/N 57Y4485.  see attached verizon data sheet.http://shop.lenovo.com/SEUILibrary/controller/e/web/LenovoPortal/en_US/catalog.workflow:item.detail?... This data sheet has no information about any GPS capabilities. Is this a different WWAN card from the Gobi 1000 or 2000?  I would like to have GPS capability with the WWAN (useful for my work as well as traveling)If you go to Lenovo's website for X200 Tablets, you can custom order a new X200 with the Gobi 1000 chipset configured for Verizon Wireless but I believe this card is not P/N 57Y4485.  Please help m... Read more

Answer:Is the new Gobi1000/2000 Mobile Broadband with GPS compatible with X200 Tablet and Verizon network?

Anybody know anything about the Qualcomm Gobi 1000 or Gobi 2000 WWAN module with integrated GPS??? Please provide any information you might have about these products and their use in the X200 Tablet. 

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Can someone confirm whether the Sierra Wireless HSDPA Network Adaptor is supplied locked or unlocked on the X60s? Just bought an X60s and was told the internal SIM slot is unlocked and would take any SIM card but for some reason it's taken an unhealthy dislike to my T-Mobile SIMs. When I load the ThinkVantage Access Communications Wireless Connection Staus window and click on the Mobile Broadbad tab, at the top above the Connection Status box I get the message "SIM card is locked...." When I load ThinkVantage Access Communications and press the Mobile Broadband button, I get the following message "The installed SIM card is not authorised for use with integrated Mobile Broadband adaptor in your computer." This latter message seems to suggest that Sierra Wireless HSDPA Network Adaptor is locked.

Answer:X60s - Is the built-in 3G mobile Mobile Broadband adaptor locked?

Go to ebay and buy unlocked mc8755 for lenovo. It is about $25 buy it now. I bought two, problem solve.

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Looks like none of the existing or announced (CES 2014) tablets support T-Mobile mobile broadband. Modems are locked to AT&T, etc.
Am I wrong? I'd like to get a Dell Venue 8 Pro, Toshiba Encore, Lenovo Thinkpad 8, ... with T-Mo mobile broadband. Will it be possible?

Answer:Is there even a single Windows 8.x tablet w/ T-Mobile-compatible mobile broadband?

Is using the Internet Sharing on your phone not an option? I would like to have a tablet with data built in, but it is too expensive for me. I have unlimited Internet Sharing through my phone for $30/month.

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Hi all,I have issues getting mobile (3/4g) broadband to work with my new T470 Thinkpad. In Ubuntu, the Fibocom Adapter is only detected as a generic MBIM adapter, and although Network Manager (and it's applet) display my network provider, the connection is not established, and the system process mbim-proxy is hanging at 100% CPU. This issue has been reported here (but seems to remain unsolved ?) : https://www.spinics.net/lists/linux-usb/msg158286.html Did anyone get this to work?Best whishes and thanks for any hints!

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A friend has a caravan in the sticks. Looking at Orange and Virgin, they say only 2G available, not 3G. Could she use 2G to connect to the internet for browsing and emails? Would she need a dial-up dongle?

Answer:Mobile broadband or mobile dial-up?

Click on the Mobile Broadband Ad, to the right of this page - might present more options!

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I purchased a HP ENVY TouchSmart 14-k111nr Sleekbook that came with T-mobile Mobile Broadband for 2 years from the Microsoft Store two months ago. When I clicked 'Internet Access', there would be a 'Mobile Broadband' option for me to choose and select the T-mobile Mobile Broadband. Unfortunately, that has not been appearing since the last few days. I checked my hardware and it appears that there still is a 'Smart Card' but with no information regardin it. I also checked the HP Support Assistant and HP Utility Center but they had nothing. I have tried removing the card and placing it back again. The computer emits the sound that recognizes new hardware but no installater comes up Searching forums, I tried downloading the HP Connection Manager, but it failed to install when an error message ' NO WWAN' came up I also downloaded and reinstalled the latest Mobile Broadband Drivers but nothing happened. In fact, I suspect that it maybe the new updated drivers that caused my T-mobile SIM card to be disabled. I have tried calling HP support but they cannot help and demand payment for 'advanced tech support' when my Laptop is still under Warranty. I tried calling T-mobile, but they said that it was a problem that I needed to contact HP for. I contacted Microsoft that said I need to get in touch with T-mobile. The second call on HP, they told me to contact T-mobile, One big circle. TL;DR: I need the installer for my T-mobile SIM Card, mobile broadband... Read more

Answer:T-mobile Mobile Broadband doesn't even Appear

@YdocZ ,
 
I have brought your issue to the attention of an appropriate team within HP. They will likely request information from you in order to look up your case details or product serial number. Please look for a private message from an identified HP contact. Additionally, keep in mind not to publicly post personal information (serial numbers and case details).If you are unfamiliar with how the Forum's private message capability works, you can learn about that here.Thank you for visiting the HP Support Forum.

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Question: X200 - Broadband /

I am using an X200 and experience the following problems: 1 - Mobile Broadband cant be used as hardware can't be found. Tried reinstalling the driver, didn't help. Can't get the LED for mobile broadband switched on, whatever I do... 2 - Internet Explorer - is dead and can't be reinstalled as message "newer version already installed". Can't delete files as there is lock etc. -> Any way I can reinstall Inet explorer? --> I do need inet explorer as I want to upgrade to MS Service Pack 2/3 which is not working properly otherwise. 3 - Outlook: Crashes when I update a telephone no to an existing contact - any thoughts? 4 - Thinkvantage: Always shows in bottom line that no connection with the network, despite having one? Sometimes really troublesome to connect to network and have to restart. Anybody any thoughts? Many thanks!!!

Answer:X200 - Broadband /

Hi There I also have this problem though not quite as bad. The led does not reflect that the f350*.* drivers are present but I can not power up the mobile modem Need some help as I can quite get a handle on this. I have ax200 tablet64 bit windows 7  ---------------------------dir \f350*.* /s Volume in drive C is Windows7_OS Volume Serial Number is 703A-CE43 Directory of C:\Program Files (x86)\Ericsson\WirelessModule18/02/2009  09:20           131,072 F3507gAPI.dll               1 File(s)        131,072 bytes Directory of C:\Program Files (x86)\Lenovo\GPS Enabler18/08/2009  22:57           118,784 F3507gAPI.dll18/08/2009  22:56           282,624 F3507gAPI_SMS.dll               2 File(s)        401,408 bytes Directory of C:\Windows\assembly\GAC_MSIL06/03/2010  13:02    <DIR>          F3507gAPI06/03/2010  13:02    <DIR>          F3507gAPI_SMS             &nbs... Read more

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Hi: On my X200, my Verizon Wireless Broadband card (size of a credit card) does not insert completely in the PCMCIA card slot. Inserts only about a quarter of the way. Therefore, the card is not recognized. This card worked fine on my old laptop. Do I need a new card, like a USB or does someone think there is a problem with the slot? Thanks in advance.

Answer:X200 Broadband Card

Hi Galt, and welcome to the Lenovo Use Community!
 
That's not a PCMCIA slot in your X200, it's an ExpressCard slot, so what you need is a Verizon Wireless Broadband ExpressCard.

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I just bought a Lenovo X200 from the Australian site. I believe this has a SIM-card slot but the WWAN module is not included, and I intend to buy the modul. Does anyone know whether the WWAN module for this ThinkPad X200 can be used with other ISP other than Vodavofone? Is it locked to Vodafone? I want to go to overseas and stay for a couple of months there, and use internet service from ISP of that country. Thanks.

Answer:Thinkpad 3G Broadband for X200

Hi,I also bought the WWAN option for my x200 from Australia. I took out the vodafone sim that was provided and inserted the '3' sim. Worked perfectly (though I bypassed the wizard, as this tries to connect to vodafone). You probably could use it overseas, provided it is the same frequency (i'm not sure)  

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Hi, I've got WWAN with Vodafone but have moved to South Africa and would like to use one of the local mobile providers. Are these WWAN cards network locked the same way that mobiles are? Many thanks,Michael













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Answer:Change mobile service provider WWAN on X200

No, but how practically useful your WWAN 3G card will be depend on what frequency bands are used for 3G by the various Wireless Braodband service providers in RSA. Cheers, Bill

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Hi, I upgraded the BIOS on my X200 tablet to the most rescent one (2.06).Since then the builtin broadband has not been working. The Access Connections shows the HSDPA antenna as "Unknown". Tried to replace the SIM but it did not help. Any idea? Robin

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My cell phone provider (T-Mobile--USA) offers wireless broadband using a SIM card and either a laptop stick or mobile hotspot.  I would like to know whether it is possible to utilize the Ericsson F3507g mobile broadband card installed in my X200 notebook.  There is a SIM card provision, but when I insert the T-Mobile SIM card it gives an error message when I try to activate it with the Access Connections program.  Is there software I need to download to be able to use this?  Do I first need to "unlock" the mobile broadband card like I would need to unlock a cell phone that is locked with a competing carrier? The wireless hotspot I bought does not work well in the locations I need the wireless broadband so I would like to try the internal mobile broadband to see if there is improvement. Thanks in advance for your help.

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Question: mobile broadband

Hi all, i am a first time user to having a laptop, i want to get broadband for it and it to be pay as you go, what do you suggest. also someone told me a can connect it to my desktop broadband, how would i be able to do this if so it wouldn't be mobile would it?. i'm with virgin with my desktop computer.

Answer:mobile broadband

Hi and welcome to the forums.

I assume you live in the UK like me so I think I can help.

I use 3 mobile broadband which in my opinion is the best of the PAYG tariffs. You can buy a dongle which is the expensive bit or if you have an unlocked 3G phone which allows tethering you can use that if you know how to set it up.
You get 150MB of free data when you top up (minimum ?5 in store, ?10 online) plus it also works as a phone if you want it to.
This 150MB of data lasts 90 days or until you use it all up.
This means it works out you spend ?1.66 for 50MB of data every month, which if you have static broadband at your home should be enough. If you ever use more than this just top up more regularly.

For more info (and probably a much clearer explanation visit 3 - Pay As You Go - SIM Only - Free stuff - Free stuff with every top-up)

I don't know too much about Virgin medias mobile broadband but a good place to start would be here Mobile Broadband - Broadband - Virgin Media

Hope this helps, Oli.

EDIT: After reading your post more carefully, it sound like your do not have your Internet connection going into a Wireless router and then to your laptop and desktop.

This suggests to me that your Virgin Contract may be quite old as all new tariffs include a free Wireless router and setup, not to mention less to pay per month (I went down this road with BT, tripled my connection speed, got a load of free stuff and I now pay ?10 less per month.)
Have a look at http://allyours.virginme... Read more

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Question: Mobile Broadband

Ok, i decided to get mobile broadband on O2. Its a pay and go deal which offers up to 3GB. Just wondered how long i can get on MSN before my usage runs out say, 500MB. Thanks, but it does get expensive, and i need to know my spending. Thanks everyone.

Answer:Mobile Broadband

This click here might help you keep track.

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When I try to connect my laptop to the wireless network connection I created it is forever "waiting for network".

I want have an access point on my xp laptop for my ps3 to connect and after going through the tutorials multiple times, my laptop still won't send out a signal.

also I'm using a mobile broadband internet connection via usb to laptop.

xp sp3, intel(r)pro/wireless3954abg.

what could be the issue? and how to resolve please.

Answer:xp to ps3 ad hoc with mobile broadband

moving thread to the Networking forum for better results.

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Question: mobile broadband

Hi all, i am a first time user to having a laptop, i want to get broadband for it and it to be pay as you go, what do you suggest. also someone told me a can connect it to my desktop broadband, how would i be able to do this if so it wouldn't be mobile would it?.

Answer:mobile broadband

Please don't post multiple threads on the same subject.

http://www.vistax64.com/general-disc...rum-rules.html

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Hi,sorry if i'm posting on wrong thread, im having major problems connecting to xbox live through my mobile dongle, my equipment is as follows, windows 7, 12g 3g mobile dongle, new xbox 360 with ethernet cable, right now i have taken as many steps as i can find to resolve this issue but am having no luck, i am unable to bridge connections for a start, i.e 3 connect to lan, can highlight both but drop dwn bar no longer shows the bridge connection icon, if i highlight on there own it does but msge comes up sayin i need two high speed cons to bridge. i have made my default conn shared and that doesnt work, been thru steps with tech guy from xbox he doesnt know either, can anyone pleeeease help.
 

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Question: Mobile Broadband

Hi,Slightly hijacking the thread...I too live in a rural area (Ewelme in Oxfordshire). Our problem is that the exchange is the other side of the Thames and the Council will not let BT place more cabling over the bridge or under the Thames - so some users have Broadband others do not (only at 1mbps).Mobile signal is atrocious indoors, can barely get a signal and 3G is non-existant. However, outside and a few yards down the drive 3G kicks in.Therefore my question is: Is it possible to get a High Gain aerial and have that connect to the 3G dongle to access a better signal inside the house? If so, does anyone know how, and which equipment is required?I work in Kent and really would like to be able to work from home occasionally to avoid the 200 mile round trip every day to the office.ThanksJ

Answer:Mobile Broadband

Don't think there is any way you are going to get it, until Gov makes a move on all UK being able to get BB. This they are wanting to do. And charge everybody for the extra installation. About £6 to £8 a year. One of the things they are doing is laying Fiber Optics in Sewer Pipes

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iam thinking of geting a netbook i would like a usb dongle for the net but which one is the best to go for

thank you

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Question: Mobile broadband

I have an X1 Carbon Thinkpad: X1 Carbon (Type 20A7, 20A8) Laptop (ThinkPad) - Machine Type 20A8, Model 003YMZ It has a slot for a SIM card on the back, but I don't know how to get this to work. Simply popping a SIM in there does nothing! Does anyone know (a) if this model is actually configured for mobile broadband, and (b) if so, how to activate it? Many thanks!

Answer:Mobile broadband

HelloThere isn't wwan modem factory preinstalled in your laptop. WWAN antennas set and a sim card reader are there.

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Question: 3 mobile broadband

Please help! I have 3 connect mobile broadband (dongle). I connected it ages ago and it installed and worked fine. Then I uninstalled it. Now when I put the dongle into the USB port, it won't auto install. It says that it cannot be installed properly. (it does, however, work on other computers). I phones 3 connect support and they were uselss. When I looked into device manager, and click on the icon (which has a ! on it) it says:
Windows cannot start this hardware device because its configuration information (in the registry) is incomplete or damaged. (Code 19).

It wont auto load and im getting pretty fed up. Please can anyone help. I am thinking I must have deleted some drivers, but when i select 'update driver' it says that my drivers are fully updated.

Please help!
 

Answer:3 mobile broadband

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Hello, I purchased a T400s in the UK which came with a Vodafone SIM inside it for mobile broadband. However, due to some error, this SIM never was activated and I can't use it. I'm wondering if I can purchase a mobile broadband SIM from T-Mobile (or indeed anyone else) and use it with integrated SIM component of the laptop - does anyone know if this would work just fine, or would any hardware or software modifications be required? (I have a clean install of Windows 7 on the laptop.) Thanks for any input, /vijayan

Answer:Mobile broadband SIM

Will work, if you will have SIm card with 3G activated. If you have model F3507g, then this is Erricson hardware and if you are not fun of Access Connections tool of Lenovo (i do not use this tool), then i can recommend you simple tool directly from Ericsson http://www.sonyericsson.com/cws/support/mobilebroadband/download/wirelessmanager/gc83?lc=en&cc=us





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Question: Mobile Broadband

I have mobile broadband with 3. Today I tried to connect and did so successfully. However, when I check the connection to see my how my usage was going my 3 connection manager told me I was not connected?How can this be? I am connected to the internet via my USB 3 modem not wifi and am surfing the net.Can anyone help me understand this?

Answer:Mobile Broadband

When you install the 3 Mobile Broadband software, an entry is added in the Network Connections folder for a "Dial-up" connection. If you double click this, you will connect without having to use the Connection Manager, which may still show you as *NOT* connected, even though you are.Additionally, if the Mobile Broadband is set as your default connection and in "Control Panel > Internet Options > Connections" you have selected either...- Dial whenever a network connection is not present- Always dial my default connection...then as soon as you run a program that requires internet access (web browser, email etc), the Mobile Broadband will connect.

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Question: mobile broadband

I have a web'n and walk t-mobile pay as you go toggle which I hoped to use while away from home on my laptop. Does anybody now where I can purchase a booster that will into the toggle as it does have a gold connector for this. I have been online the the t-mobile shop but they don't stock it yet.If not is there any other way I can boost the signal I am getting one sometimes but it is not very strong. It is a USB Stick 110 thanks for looking

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Question: Mobile Broadband

I have 3 mobile Broadband. I have a monthly contract. Can I use it abroad, if so what do I do now?

Answer:Mobile Broadband

You would not be able to use your 3 mobile Broadband abroad as difference country uses difference system via their mobile network, you will also need an account with the local broadband supplier Mobile roaming calls worldwide is difference than mobile broadband Most International telephone companies have an agreement between themselves that will allow you to use your local mobile phone on there local network and charge you roaming fees from 80% - 175% above the normal cost some also charge you both ways, for receiving a call or a text message and when you make a call

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Question: Mobile broadband

I bought a Lenono Thinkpad Edge E530c and would like to use the internal 3G mobile connecting. I inserted my sim into the sim slot under the batery compartment but its not working.  It looks like the drivers are missing. When I start the Mobile connection app it give me "No Wireless Mobile Broadband device found." When I go look in the device manager I cant see any modems installed. So how do I make use of the 3G sim slot to connect to the internet? I also downloaded some bluetooth / modem drivers for my series but nothing seems to work. Please help. 

Answer:Mobile broadband

Hi,
 
Welcome to Lenovo Community Forums!
 
To activate WWAN in your Lenovo ThinkPad E530c, first you have to ensure that you have a WWAN card and WWAN antennas installed. WWAN upgradable models have the WWAN antennas installed from the factory these will be red and blue wires (the Wi-Fi are typically white, black and grey or just black and grey depending on model). If you have WWAN antennas installed from the factory, probably you need to purchase a compatible WWAN card and install it. If you have a WWAN card installed in your system, install Lenovo Mobile Broadband Activation which will guide you through the activation of mobile broadband.
 
Go to Lenovo Support site, enter MTM number of your device in quick path and get the system specifications. If you find any difficulties, please share the MTM of your device.
 
Hope this helps!
 
Best regards,
Mithun.





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I have just purchased a Lenovo T420s with the built in mobile broadbank option.  I don't seem to have received a sim with my package, is that normal?  Any suggestions as to the best place to pick one up?

Answer:Mobile Broadband Sim

Did you configure it with the Gobi 3000 card? If you did call Lenovo and they should send you out the missing SIM card. Hit Fn+F5 and check for the Wireless WAN option in there.

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Does anyone else use a mobile broadband stick that you just plug in to your USB port and away you go? I'm using one on the 3 network,its the second one I've had.And Does anyone know if companies such as AOL or BT plan to bring out versions as at the moment in the uk its only T-Mobile,3,Virgin,Vodafone and Orange who offer them,and usage is quite expensive typically ?10 1Gb,?15 3Gb and ?25 7Gb.I'm using 7Gb a month and I'm not downloading very much

o2 are are advertising it,but its just a 3G i-phone on pay as you go for ?350 i could buy a laptop for that!! At the moment Vodafone offer the fastest speed 7.2mbps the other all around 3mbps.

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Question: mobile broadband

I have purchased a ZTE MF112 dongle on the 3 network. This works fine but only in UK. Is it possible to fit another phone companies sim card to work in other countries? Or is it locked to 3 as some mobiles are?

Answer:mobile broadband

It will be locked to 3 in the same way as mobile phones.

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Hi, I've a Lenovo S10-3 to which I've fitted an Ericsson F3607GW wwan card for Lenovo notebooks FRU: 60Y3237.  I bought the card from Hong Kong via Ebay.  I downloaded driver 83W013WW.exe from the Lenovo site and it allows me to connect in areas of 3G coverage. Unfortunately we don't have full 3G coverage in Australia and in my home region there is only a GSM signal and the card will not connect to it, although my old usb plug in modem works fine!  According to the Ericsson data sheet the F3607GW has the full range of frequency bands avilable - so it should work! I see that other drivers and the Ericsson broadband Manager are available and would welcome help in what drivers/broadband managers to use.  I have read on other forums that some other modems require the region to be set to '3' to allow proper working in Australia. I would welcome advice on which drivers/manager etc to use to get the card working properly in Australia. If anyone has experience with the GPS capability of this card I would like to learn how it was done - that's the next step after getting the wireless broadband function to work! Looking forward to some good advice! Rogerf

Answer:Mobile Broadband on the s10-3, GPS?

hi rogerf.due to it was working before, i can say there's no compatible issue with the device and computer.you may need to contact ericsson or the mobile provider in aussie. still, there may be users here who has/had the same issue. you can wait for reply.

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I have two questions. Assuming you get the optional Att mobile broadband option on your x300Can the gps be used without activating a mobile broadband account?Can one just insert their sim card from their phone and have mobile broand band work on their computer?

Answer:GPS without Mobile broadband

Not all cards are supported and may need to be unlocked, see related threads on this.  May be easier to use a USB GPS device while not using your minutes.





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Question: mobile broadband

Hi I am using vodafone mobile broadband while on holiday. I am able to receive emails but am having a problem sending them. There is no error message it just times out. I have rebooted laptop but am getting nowhere - had the same problem a few weeks ago - the email i was sending just sat in my outbox until I got home. Any suggestions appreciated

Answer:mobile broadband

The general rule is that you must send mail using the SMTP server of the ISP with which you are connected to the internet. At the moment, that means using Vodafone's SMTP server. Your email program will almost certainly be configured to use the SMTP server of your home broadband provider, which won't work with the Vodafone connection.

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Question: mobile broadband

HiI'm having a problem with mobile broadband on our x200 laptops After a period of use the HSPA Mobile broadband becomes grayed out. On investigation it seems like the entire ericsson network adaptor has been removed as it has gone from device manager and it re detected . Reinstalling the driver makes no difference . The wireless and Lan connections are not afffected . On rebuilding the laptop the network adaptor returns so it does exsist on the laptop This is happening over multiple laptops . We have a locked down user profile so users would not be able to removed the hardware . Has anyone seen this before ?? Peter

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Question: Mobile Broadband

Hi - We are a company which uses a laptop to connect to our secure centre and the internet. We currently use a Orange Mobile GC75 data card which connects to the Orange network and then we dial in to our services and the internet. Our systems are advancing greatly and the GC75 card doesnt give a quick enough connection (Is seems like dial up again) so i was wondering if there was a broadband connection that we could use?Another problem is that there isnt a very good Orange signal where we are so was wondering if there was a data card that could be used with a manx card?We are also looking at buying a new laptop so i can get the best possible to match the data card.I may have got myself in a muddle here but basically i just want a mobile broadband connection that can be used everywhere when on the move with the best signal possible to make it more stable. You help would be much appreciated!

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Hi,I was wondering whether my R50 laptop can support mobile broadband. I have tried to insert a Three dongle but nothing happens. The laptop has recently had a major problem and the software has been returned to factory settings a number of times. So I don't know whether a driver is required and it has not been put back on or whether the laptop is just too old? Thanks Extin

Answer:R50 - mobile broadband?

hey extin,welcome to the forums.hard for me to say if a driver is needed or not. The unit of yours, is it running on XP on Win7 ?If it is on XP, a high chance you may need a driver. I would then suggest that you get in contact with the mobile broadband vendor and check with them.





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I bought Lenovo ThinkPad T 430, but the mobile broadband can't start. I had inserted the sim card and downloaded the  Ericsson H5321gw/C5621gw Mobile Broadband Driver  which I have installed but I cant find Mobile broadband manager compatible with windows 8 

Answer:T 430 MOBILE BROADBAND

Hi Swathu,
 
Welcome to Lenovo Community Forums!
 
Are you sure that your model has been shipped with WWAN card from the factory?
 
If you have a WWAN card installed in your system, Lenovo Mobile Broadband Activation will guide you through the activation of mobile broadband. Also, install Think Vantage Access connections to handle various wireless profiles.
 
Hope this helps!
 
Best regards,
Mithun.





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I'm looking at setting up my laptop to use in the field.As a penny pinching hate waste type of person the best deals really do interest me.I have had the provider 3 suggested to me as the best deal on the market but am woried if there is a trade off here by way of coverage? ie. has 3 got a good country-wide network set up?Are there any other considerations I should be taking into account?Regards Gemma (pgj)

Answer:3 & mobile broadband

I would be interested in peoples observations as well.At present I'm on T-mobile web and walk with Blackberry 8800 (it is not 3G and has low modem speed) which works well when there is coverage. Occaisionally I have driven around chasing signal or at popular festival events due to increased phone traffic.Personally i would give 4 out of 5 for flexibility and coverage whilst with price of package only 3 out of 5Philip

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OK, I asked a question before and got one response...but not answers.This should be simple.1. I have been using the mobile broadband on my T410 for 3 years. It worked fine.2. I did a major windows update.3. Mobile broadband has gone. There is nothing! COmputer says there is no sim card. (there is a sim card and I reinserted it)4. FN F5 bring up no mobile broadband.5. I am paying my $30/ month and have had nothing for past 4 months!!! its killing me. 6.  It worked once for 3 years. Now it does not work. I tried reinstaling the software and it gets almost rhrough and says "There is no mobile sim card installed in this computer"!! Ugggh!!!!7. Lenovo support is useless. Even tho I only annoyed them one time with a problem in 3 years of service contract, my contract ended a couple months ago....so no help there....I have spoken to a dozen people and none have a clue what to do. Surely someone out there has seen or heard about this? My computer cannot be convinced that mobile broadband should be allowed to work!!   HELP!  

Answer:Mobile Broadband....need help - its gone...!

I'm the person who responded before. Could anyone who has mobile broadband and who has kept all the various Microsoft and Lenovo updates current tell us that their WWAN is still working? It seems odd if Wombat and I both had a hardware failure at the same update time, but I suppose it could happen. PS My card is an Ericsson 3507

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Question: mobile broadband

My t430 is supposed to have an integrated mobile broadband. I can not find how to activate and use it. Fn + F5 does not do anything. Please help.

Answer:mobile broadband

Fn+F5 doesn't show any mobile radios? Have you reinstalled the OS? What OS?

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Question: Mobile broadband

My T430 has a blank sim card. Where do I purchase a sim card that will allow me to use Lenovo Mobile Broadband Service? What kind do I buy and what can I expect to pay?

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Sorry if this is in the wrong forum.

I will be moving from the rented house I've been in for 21 months into a new house in the next couple of months. The house is a new-build and I will obviously not have broadband to start with - don't know if I'll have a phone line straightaway yet. I am trying to work out the best way to get online during this time.I am in the UK.

I went in to an O2 shop today and they were trying to sell me a dongle which cost £20 and then £2 a day, £7.50 for a week and £15 for a month. This would get over my immediate problem of geing broadband-lacking when I move but wasn't quite what I had in mind. I was thinking more of a dongle with x amount of Gbs (to be decided) which doesn't have clock running on it. So, after I've stopped needing it at the new house, I could take it out and about with me on my laptop whenever I wanted and when it ran out I'd top it up.

Does such a deal exist and, if so, what size in Gbs would be OK? We use aroung 10Gb per month on average but that's with the kids looking at YouTube, using iPlayer a bit so assume that just a bit of surfing would need less? Thanks for any help.
 

Answer:Mobile broadband Pay-as-you-go?

Hi,
I use '3' mobile broadband all over UK. £10 per month, 1gb which is plenty for an hour or so a day surfing plus emails.

I think in a new build you'll soon have utility providers beating a path to your door!!
 

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Question: Mobile broadband

Hi By default the Mobile broadband card in my X301 is turned off. Is it possible to turn in on by default when Windows start ups

Answer:Mobile broadband

It has to be mentioned as matter of disclaimer really since this forum is innundated with users who mistakenly believe they're x was GSM / CDMA equipped when they notice the SIM card slot under the battery. Most X's have the SIM slot but this seems standard regardless if the user configured or will have it installed. Assuming you spec'd your for the card and aren't being hopefully confused by spotting the slot....1. Check your BIOS setting to ensure the card is enabled2. check devmgmt.msc for the WiFi or "MobileBroadband" category since the category isn't standard and verify the card is properly installed and enabled / if it is then verify in the cards Advanced properties to ensure the OPERATING SYSTEM DOESN'T TURN OFF THE CARD TO SAVE POWER !!!! Still failing then contact tech support or reply with the rest of the story and whatever inordinary things you've done to this thing because the manufacturers and cellular providers along with Lenovo's group have worked extraordinarily hard to even COOPERATE IN DETERMINING CONFIGURATION AND RARE FOR  SO MANY THINGS TO COME TOGETHER SO WELL IN LAPTOP AS DO BROADBAND CARDS. The cards monthly subscription costs and cellular usage penalties has forced them to behave so cohesively when delivering the option since the type of person who buys a broadband card expects it to work and work out of the box. If you could take an official or even unofficial survey of what kind of hardware failure makes end users and prosum... Read more

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Hi.I have an S12 - model 20021.There is a SIM card slot under the lid ...... but I think there is no GSM radio module.?! Anybody knows if there is a compatible GSM module ... which I can install inside ?Thanks.    













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Answer:S12 Mobile broadband

Hi and welcome there.. i heard not about the first time this question.. Al what i can say is the best compatible WWAN card is the SE F3507  ...and not all cards will work overall (different / newer Card-Firmware) even when you buy a Lenovo card (used by some thinkpads/S10 with 3G/S10-2 with 3G) 
second is more difficult have to disassemble your Ideapad ... you need to install a antenna in LCD frame (loose warranty)...
and the third barrier is under windows till now not correct working scenario (even with the actual drivers) ...
Hints for try out upgrading/opening S12  here in this part of forum ... same for tryout upgrading wwan card...
 
sincerely KalvinKlein
 

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Question: mobile broadband

I need mobile broadband for my laptop. As I am new to this I cannot find any info' from 3G suppliers. Do I just purchase one of their modems and use my existing IP or does the modem supplier (Vodo' 02, 3 ) supply an e-mail address. Who do I subscribe to, is it my IP, modem supplier or both.Any help?

Answer:mobile broadband

Thanks Beta.From that I presume I am just paying for air time as per my mobile phone to access my iP service.

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Question: mobile broadband

can my internet search history be tracked if i am using a mobile broadband dongle on a computer that is provided by an it company?

Answer:mobile broadband

Yes.

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Hi.I have a lenovo thinkpad x201t 2985-DMG which was delivered with win7-32.I have reinstalled it with win7-64bit. I have not yet got the touch to work. But more troublesome is the GOBI2000 mobile internet. I use Access Connections 5, and I set up a new location profile.When I press connect it takes a while then it says:'SIM card is not present. Insert the SIM and try again.'I have tried with two different SIM-cards which works in other machines. Do I need a driver for the SIMcard-reader or could mine be broken?

Answer:No mobile broadband.

You did try inserting them the right way? It happened to me once - I was inserting it wrong side first

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Question: Mobile Broadband

My friend and I have bought two Lenovo® ThinkPad® X230 laptops simultaneously. My laptop model is 23255CG and my friend?s laptop model is 65G. When the ?Access Connections? opens , my friend?s laptop has ?Mobile Broadband? option but mine doesn?t .As for the Hardware, my laptop also has a slot for the SIM Card and I put a SIM Card in this slot, but I do not know how can I activate it. How can I know, whether my laptop has a Mobile Broadband Modem or not? What should I do to set up this Modem?

Answer:Mobile Broadband

If you look in device manager under modems it should give you an idea of what WWAN card you and your friend has.

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Question: Mobile Broadband

In the ?Hardware Maintenance Manual? I download for ThinkPad® X230 is pointed out to ?Removing the SIM card?. I have also reviewed and I see that it has slot for SIM card.
Model: 23255CGSerial: xxxxxxx
I also put a SIM card in this slot, but I do not know how can I activate it? Should I install a driver to use GPRS? Apart from the Internet, can it be used for both Call and SMS? Is there any utility to do so?
 
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Answer:Mobile Broadband

If you didn't fit mobile broadband card yourself you havn't that card in your laptop from the factory. It's wwan ready only, i.e.has internal wwan antennas and sim card holder.If you'll decide to buy and insert wwan card you have not to download and launch application from Lenovo site "Mobile Broadband". It's for simless CDMA/EV-DO networks only.

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hi all. My stepfather went and purchased an 18 month contract with three mobile internet but it has never worked since he purchased it.There is no signal when i use the 3 USB Modem panel and i have gone over all the settings from three's site and tried entering alternate APN's in settings but haven't had a connection yet.I've tried it at my own house where it claims a 4/5 signal strength but just gives an authentication / connection error when i try to connect [error 619][URL=click here][IMG]click here[/IMG][/URL][URL=click here][IMG]click here[/IMG][/URL][URL=click here][IMG]click here[/IMG][/URL][URL=click here][IMG]click here[/IMG][/URL]Will it be possible for me to return it to carphone warehouse where it was purchased on 5-sept-2008 due to lack of service.

Answer:cancelling 3 mobile broadband

Update, appears to be working tonight but connection intermittant.

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Hi, I am wondering about mobile broadband's security. For example, if I use mobile broadband in my PC, and someone in the next room uses the same mobile broadband, or a mobile broadband from another company, would they be able to intercept my data? Could I do anything to increase my own security? Thanks.
 

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Can someone explain to me the difference between normal broadband v an offer I saw on T mobile. You don't need a telephone you're sent a USB modem.Need helpThanks

Answer:Difference between Broadband and T mobile usb m

you've summed it up yourself - you don't need a telephone/landline, therefore you aren't paying out for BT line rental, possibly just so you can use broadband on it.Another obvious advantage is the fact you can use it nearly anywhere. I say nearly as this is one of the drawbacks - I use T-mobile broadband via my phone as a modem....it works most of the time but I'd describe it as flakey. For example three days last week I had no access at all as the transmiter was down. Was visiting a friend in Manchester at the weekend and there was no 3G/HSDPA signal at all - now central Manchester is hardly the scottish highlands where you could expect poor service.....so you really need to investigate whether it's going to work, and how well it is - before you jump in.

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Having a bit of a problem with "3" Mobile broadband modem.It used to work fine, but now it doesn't. Plugged into the laptop (Acer 5310) it shows up as online with a 5bar connection (the max available). When I attempt to connect to the internet it goes through the routine for a couple of minutes then pops up with"The remote server is not responding in a timely fashion"The modem is a ZTE MF622Any help much appreciated!

Answer:3 Mobile Broadband Problem

If you haven't changed anything at your end, it is most likely to be a server problem at theirs - how long ago did it work nad have you chnaged anything in your setup since ?

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Will 3 mobile broadband work with Linux based Asus EE which I am thinking about getting. Have been told not in one shop but have seen some posts that say Linux does work on this network.

Answer:3 Mobile broadband and Asus EE

I think it would be more a case of compatible drivers being available than anything else , the drivers for Windows etc. are stored on the device itself , whether others are about for the Asus and it's brand of Linux , I really don't know . click here for some useful details and some drivers . Ashley

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Feasability question - Does anyone know if it possible to wirelessly share internet connection, between several laptops (say maximum of 8), using one of the USB Mobile Broadband dongles the networks are now selling.The usage figures will not be an issue, it will be minimal, certainly within any agreed GB limit, and the website the lappys need to access does not use heavy graphics etc.

Answer:Mobile Broadband - Sharing Possible ?

Take a read click here

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I just received my Thinkpad X230T with" mobile broadband ready" option. In the battery compartment there is the SIM slot as shown by the manual. I inserted an AT&T sim card with dataplan but the system did not recognize the card. The ThinkVantage tools indicated that there is no WAN available. Is the SIM card slot indicate that I have WAN capability or do I need another device to make it work? Help is greatly appreciated. 













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Answer:MOBILE BROADBAND READY

welcome to the community. if i understand "mobile broadband ready" as defined by lenovo, you've got the sim card slot and the required wwan antennae installed, but... you don't have a wwan card. get a supported card and you should be good to go. hth.

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A friend of mine lives on a small Scottish island and is looking into broadband options. He is about 7 miles from a broadband enabled telephone exchange and connection speeds would be very slow. Having b/b I have offered to explore a few options for him.As he is located just below a mobile (and other general purpose telecommunications) mast I was wondering about the possibility of a mobile broadband connection. Do they work within any mobile reception area? what is the quality of connection? and can anybody recommend a particular provider?Any help or advice gratefully received.

Answer:Mobile Broadband the answer?

click here

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I have a dongle to use with laptop when away from home. I have connected to O2 Mobile Broadband and will purchase credit on daily, weekly or monthly basis when necessary. The dongle claims to be a memory stick and does work in that capacity on the laptop where the O2 Mobile Broadband is installed, but does is not recognised as an external drive in the desktop computer (which does not have the O2 mobile broadband software installed. Any ideas of why not?
 

Answer:O2 Mobile Broadband Dongle MF 100

If its like my wifes dongle then it has a micro sd card inside, to read those files in another machine you need to use a separate card reader.

You could try and install the o2 mobile software on the DT computer and access it there.
 

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Hi all I have a edge 15 with WWan built in, I have put in a orange UK 3g simcard and created a mobile broadband profile in "Access connection" this works and connects to the internet fine, however i ca not get GPS Xtra to work, I only have the option of "standalone" fix and not GPS Xtra, does anyone know how to enable te gps xtra to work. I mobile broadband software will only allow my to active it with a vodafone sim, is this somthing i can sort?

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I have thinkpad t500 without builtin MB module, but I don't want express card/PCMCIA moduleI have hole for sim card behind battery, where can I buy module to extend this hole to working sim card hole?

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I have a T400 2768-W2S which has the slot under the battery for my Vodafone sim, Access connections has it greyed out,How do I tell if my model has the mobile broadband installed, Thanks

Answer:T400 Mobile Broadband

i thought all t400 has the sim slot regardless?





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i am a SE in srilanka..i brought my T500 from USA & currently use in srilanka..i Try to activate Mobile Broadband in this machine..but it can't work..if any one know please help me..thanks

Answer:How to activate Mobile broadband

Hi mihira, and welcome to the Lenovo User Community!
 
What's the model number of your T500, and which OS are you running? This will help the members answer your question.

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Hi there, my friend wants to buy a new laptop and use a Broadband dongle to connect to the net instead of his home broadband as he is going through a divorce and will be moving to Barbados in 4 months, can anyone please recommend a decent deal/provider? He wont be downloading but will be emailing and surfing...!Many thanks!!

Answer:Mobile Broadband using a Dongle-which is best?

Think they are all pretty much the same.The problem is going to be when he goes to Barbados.He would be better leaving it until he gets there and choosing a local provider.Maybe someone else can advise you better,but i think using a UK provider abroad would be very expensive.

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Hope it is okay to ask this here?A friend has just had a new loptop bought for her by her hubby. She wants to go online for very basic surfing and email at home. They have NO fixed BT landline at home and don't want one installed.We've been pointed to Vodafone's mobile USB key deal for £15 per month. Seems fine for her needs. Are there any others we should look at and could be recommended please?

Answer:Best mobile broadband option?

Ask away ..... I have never used mobile broadband, but this looks a good one too ... click here

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Hi,I just received a new X230 with pre-installed mobile broadband.  Everything appears to be set up--appropriate drivers, programs etc, however, there is no SIM card.  Was the computer supposed to ship with a pre-installed SIM?  If so, where can I get one--Lenovo or Macheen, the service provider?  Or, am I supposed to get one from a local provider?  I would like to be able to use Lenovo Mobile Access, and it is available here in Denmark. thanks,DRL

Answer:X230 mobile broadband

Hi, AFAIK you need to get a SIM from your Mobile provider.  I know of very few hardware suppliers that supplies Mobile Internet as well.  (Or at least in South Africa). Btw, when you do get the sim, check the manual for the correct way to insert the card. On my X220T, there was no image on the case to show where the angled corner needs to go. And since you have to remove the battery to change it everytime, it is a very time consuming process if you install the card incorrectly.  

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Hi guy Has anyone installed an EM7345 after purchasing there T450? http://www.amazon.com/Asunflower%C2%AE-EM7345-42Mbps-04X6014-Thinkpad/dp/B00YS1HTEM/ref=sr_1_2?ie=UT...

Answer:T450 mobile broadband.

Hi The card should work, has p/ns required. But might need (or not need) some efforts to work, in dependency of factory default or presale settings.

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Hi all, I am just starting to use my built in mobile broadband radio in my T500 (mid-2009) and have an empty SIM card slot under my battery. I ordered the built in radio in my computer, so I assume I just need to put a new SIM card into the slot and restart? do I need to change anything in the bios? I am not seeing anything listed in the ThinkVantage software under Mobile Broadband either, will this change when a SIM card is placed? Note - I am in Canada, and will be using a supplier such as Bell, Rogers or Telus (sigh),  cheers, thanks, new at this! intermediate otherwise,  Peter

Answer:Starting Mobile Broadband

Yes, all you need to do is put the SIM card inside. You should use Access Connections to turn on the Ericcson modem then connect. I probably have the same specs as your T500. Good luck!

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I own T500 with Ericsson F3507g Mobile Broadband modem. I have a odd problem. I believe it is a compatibility issue of W7 and firewall softwares.I can create mobile broadband internet connection old fashion way using DialUp connection. Then F3507g acts just like any other modem. That is reliable way and everything works as expected.But if I use W7 Mobile Broadband (new feature of W7) - not DialUp - problems occur. My firewall software is not able to protect my system. It seems that most firewall softwares can not filter W7 Mobile Broadband connections. I have tested most of them. Only Windows Firewall and Norton Internet Security 2010 filters connections correctly and reliable. Do you have similar system? Can you please test your Mobile Broadband connection? Same results.I think you must use internal modem and W7 Mobile Broadband feature - no modem manufacture's software here for accesssing connections.Here are few of the internet services you can use: pcflank.com, grc.com, auditmypc etc. Please post here your results! I am interested to know. I have tested: outpost pro, comodo, onlinearmor, fsecure, norton, pctools, windows firewall .... To many to list here. Only two worked.

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Hi everyone, I posted this thread a couple of weeks ago but no reply.So trying again, hoping for better luck! Normally I get a brilliant lot of helpful advice from Forum.Can someone advise if I have a case against Orange?I have a 15 pounds a month mobile broadband contract. Whether in the countryside or a city such as Oxford I only get speeds of max 6.5Kbs which is clearly terrible.Many thanks

Answer:mobile broadband speeds

Slow speeds might be down to the Area where you are situated - have a look at this and try the test/look at your own area.click here

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Windows 10 Help says that I should have a Mobile connection link under Network and Internet, I don't. By luck I managed to connect my dongle because Windows saw it as a drive. I now need to be able to use the Mobile link in order to set my connection to metered so that I don't download updates and over-run my allowance. Because Windows now sees my mobile connection as an Ethernet connection I can't set it to metered. How do I tell Windows to offer me a metered connection (I've tried and failed to edit the registry, mainly because I'm too dim to know what I'm doing). From not being offered a mobile connection there are a whole series of other problems which can wait for another day.

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Has anyone experienced problems with e mail page layouts when using Vodafone or T mobile dongles.I thought the problem was a new layout on my talktalk e mail page, but it seems to be only when I am working away from home & I use one of the mobile dongles. I have had the issue checked out with talktalk & it is not the talktalk e mail that's causing me to see a completely different layout than when I access e mail via my modem at home. The layout when using a mobile dongle is very basic & does not allow me to alter fonts, underline, do italics or even attachments etc. Very strange & frustrating & only started happening last Friday.Regards, CGM.

Answer:Mobile Broadband issues

I don't use TalkTalk but my mobile browsers states that there is the full version and mobile formatted version for TalkTalk. Have you got the mobile version?

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I am thinking of buying a netbook and I would like to use it whilst I am in the Canaries to access the internet and use my email etc. I thought that my best bet was to buy a pay as you go dongle when I arrive in Tenerife and then use it there. Is this a sensible option? I am also unsure how payment would be made - is there some way of pre-loading it or is an account issued? Would this be done before I return home? Since I go to Tenerife more than once a year, could a pay as you go dongle be used say, every six months, or would I buy a new one each time I go on holiday? I currently use a 3G dongle for my broadband at home. Is it possible 3G could offer me anything useful?

Answer:Mobile Broadband in the Canaries

best advice is to purchase one when you get there otherwise you will be subject to roaming charges and the like.
any telecoms store should sell then for around a resonable amount and will work fine as most of them support the english language also,

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I am trying to connect a new Dell Latitude laptop with a Dell 5720 VZW (EVDO Rev-A) mobile card to our network using the sonicwall GVC. Any interface other than the VZW card such as WIFI or ethernet cable work fine when connecting and mapping drives over the internet using GVC. However with the Verizon Wireless connection, all I can do is ping our server and strangely I have no problem connecting to remote desktop. When attempting to map a drive on the laptop using the mobile broadband I get the error message "The network location cannot be reached." almost as if I never was within reach of the server even though I can ping it and RDP! I have Netbios enabled on our VPN so I don't believe that is the problem. Numerous calls to Sonicwall support have left me with nothing. Any suggestions would be VERY appreciated. Thanks in advance for any help that might be offered. I'm running Vista.
 

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please someone can help me??Y am owner of a new T450 s with broadband internet (with sim card).Unfortunately is it not possibele to use it on the way because the Radio is off.I tried everything to turn the radio on but I did not found the way to manage that.Maybe there is a simpel solution for that but I do not know how to turn the radio on in the program for network and internetpaul

Answer:mobile broadband: Radio off

Do you have the actual 3G modem? The SIM slot is always there, even if you don't have a 3G modem.

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Hi when I open the 3 connect program a bar pops up and says:
an error occurred and the application will be closed!
(error : :class util::WilogEx |0| Wilog Exception. cannot find converter for version 2.8.0.\configMgr\AFileVersionHandler.cpp|AFileVersionHandler::Convert|144
class util::WilogEx|0|Wilog Exception. Unsupported file version.|.\ConfigMgr\AconfMgr.cpp|AConfMgr::ConvertFileVersion|1446
class util::WilogEx|0|Wilog Exception. Failed to read from file.|.\ConfigMgr\AconfMgr.cpp|AConfMgr::ReadFromFile|778
what can i do?
many thanks
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I have a X200t (7453-WRK) and a Windows 7 64 Bit with all the Updates through the Lenovo Systemupdate  and i like to use the mobile broadband connection through the F3507 Mobile Broadband. At first i got the Error 043 in the Think Vantage Access Connection and i found out many people does have problems with the card.. Phase a) Some of the symptoms i had where in Fn + F5  the wwan connection does not appear,  the was no Lan - Connection in the window 7 connection manager, there was a connection with the mobile broadband device but with the wrong symbol (cable) ... After a couple of installations and deinstallations (also with old versions as recommend through forums, but finally with a nice reinstallation (deinstallation - reboot - installations) suddenly this Symptoms where gone. Phase b) In the Fn + F5 the wwan connection appears, but i can't switch it on. After a lot a searching through the internet a read that a couple of people mention that the access connection making a lot of troubles, so i gave that a try and after deinstallation of access connection the "wwan module" suddenly can switched on Phase c) now with 1.0.0.52 beautiful installed and no  access connection the next problem appears.. referring to (http://jack.ukleja.com/update-ericsson-f3507g-mobile-broadband-on-windows-7-with-lenovo-thinkpad/) there should be a menu, properties where i can configure the apn ...  (it isn't listed in the n... Read more

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I struggle to post this.
1. because its on the boundry of what Tech Guy is all about and

2 Its tugging at my very manhood to admit moving house cost me a cable connection for a little white Vofdafone USB mobile broadband STICK

I'll use other Forums to ***** about Telstra and the lack of real broadband in downtown urban Australia

What I really need is any help out there on adding aerials to Mobile wireless just to hopefully score a stable ( but slow ) 3G Broadband connection.

If you dont feel the pain try missing the Beta of Windows 7 cos your dialup was needed for a girlfriends call..not me but thats how it feels.... Funny perhaps but stories that life will go on are just that... Stories oublished overcable or DSL II

Help your fellow man 4 tomorrow U 2 could have "contention drop off" believe me it Hurts
 

Answer:Help: Boost Usb Mobile Broadband

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I have upgraded to Windows 8.1 on my X1 Carbon, and it does not detect mobile broadband - the "Networks" pane now shows only the switch for Airplane mode on/off and a list of available WiFi networks, where previously it showed a list of available networks (when outside my home  country) or "Macheen" when at home. Driver issue?  This is make or break for me, as mobile broadband is my lifeblood.Thanks

Answer:Windows 8.1 and mobile broadband

After updating my X1C to Windows 8.1 I can tell you that at least once I've seen the mobile broadband option with the Vodafone logo on the connections, but it is no longer listed. Even if I go to "Turn wireless devices on or off" it only shows the Wifi control, no bluetooth or mobile broadband. Will add this issue to my own thread of issues with the 8.1 update on my X1C...http://forums.lenovo.com/t5/X-Series-ThinkPad-Laptops/Critical-problems-with-X1-Carbon-updated-to-Wi... 

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I have X200 with Vista. I try to insert the sim card. (I have tried all positions, while there is no insruction about how to insert the sim card). I get the message, sim card not found, insert the sim card.Any solution to the problem? Updates? does it need any special sim card from a spesific vendor? I have sim from Telenor.Is there any manual which shows how to insert the sim card and solve problems with mobile broadband? ThanksKam













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Answer:problems with mobile broadband

Hi kamtor, and welcome to the Lenovo User Community! To help us help you better, what is the product number of your X200 (don't post the serial number)?

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Hi guys
Just signed up with Blink Mobile Wireless Broadband and am enjoying better browsing after years of speeds of 40K avg optusnet dial-up.

Questions:

1. What is my options concerning accessing newsgroups (Usenet) as my Forte Agent now doesn't work since changing over?.

2. E-mail access via my outlook, do I delete the dial-up optusnet mail account now, and if so what do I setup as the email acct to download mail to my hard drive & program I use for e-mail?.

3. Does anyone know if this provider or one's offering the same service, does use a part of your data limit while you are on-line but now browsing (I get up and have dinner leaving connect open)?.

4. Now it's up and running, do I simply delete all references to my former Optusnet dial-up (Connection, I.E Settings, ete)

Any other tips or advice most thankful for as the site I went to, had not that much to really educate a newbie to WBB.

Cheers
Shel
 

Answer:New to Wireless Mobile Broadband

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Hi!I'm trying to use my built in 3G modem in my T420.I'm running the "Launch Lenovo Broadband COnnect" from "Lenovo ThinkVantage Toolbox".I'm located in Sweden but in the dropdown box for "Provider" there are none listed.I'm trying "Other" but it fails with a message that I need a proper SIM card.My provider is Telia and my SIM is inserted.What gives? Please advice. Best regards,Fredrik  













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Answer:T420 3G Mobile Broadband

Are you sure that your model got 3G? Some models are WWAN upgradable which means you have to buy and insert the 3G adapter. What is the model/type of your T420 (XXXX-YYY)?
 
Do you see the 3G adapter in device manager and no missing drivers?
 
-gan

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I have had a contract with Orange for mobile broadband for about a year. The best download speed I get is a paltry 6.5Kbs where I live(middle of the country on a farm). Yesterday I was in Oxford, a decent sized city, and still I only got 6.5Kbs. Is this terrible speed compatible with the terms of the contract from a supplier such as Orange or should I be getting a better service for £15 per month?Thanks

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I recently bought a T520 type 4240, when I tried to use the mobile broadband by inserting the SIM card for 3G it doesn't detect it, even on the access connections it's grayed out I can't change anything, please help

Answer:T520 Mobile broadband

I could be that your T520 is WWAN upgradable which means that the WWAN adapter is not included. In that case you have to buy and insert the WWAN adapter.
 
Do you have the rest of the model/type (4240-XXX)?
 
If you look in device manager do you find any mobile broadband adapter or a device with missing driver?
 
-gan

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Hello, I inserted 4G SIM into sim card slot in my new S540 notebook and after booting up OS I cant find mobile broadband modem anywhere. Notebook behaves like there is no SIM inserted at all. My question is: Does this notebook have 4G modem in stock or do I have to buy it and if it is in stock then how can I activate/install it? Thank you in advance for your reply. Ond?ej Purkart 













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Answer:S540 Mobile Broadband

Hi
Welcome to the forums.
 
Can you please post the full model number of your Thinkpad? Maybe we can check if the machine cames with a 4G modem or not.
 
I used to have a Thinkpad L420 that only came with the 4G SIM slot, but internally it did not have a card. Maybe with the model number we can check the specifications, or even the Maintenance Manual to open it up and check if the 4G card is installed.
 
Regards

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What do mobile broadband mean in their small print "fair usage"? If you have PAYG and opt for a £10 a month that means 33Mb per day (1Gb per 30 days)as a limit. What happens if you go over that and how do they limit your usage?

Answer:Mobile broadband limits?

Wasn't that hard to find, click hereQ. What happens if I go over my data allowance and am I charged?.A. If you go over your allowance, you can still access the internet at broadband speeds, however you will be charged 10p per megabyte of data used.

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