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I use my smartphone as my modem and need help to configure

Q: I use my smartphone as my modem and need help to configure

i use my android smartphone as my modem and i need help to configure it to make it more secure from hackers.I wanna know how to reach my modem configuration page since "" is not working for me.Need help on how i should find my default gateway and configure my modem!!!

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I've got a dell laptop running winxp. I've been reading about using a smartphone as a modem when I'm between wifi hotspots. I use a palm treo680 and use a USB cable to connect to the laptop to synch contacts, calender, etc. How would I use the usb cable to connect the phone and laptop and access internet thru the phone? Can it be done?

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I'm just trying to set up my first wireless network. I've been all over the net today and can find nothing that works or matches my configuration. Ad Hocs seem to be for connecting computers, and routers are for dial up or broadband.

What I have is a desktop running XP with a wireless card. I have a wireless printer and a wireless media player. I have a SMC router, but I see no way to configure it, when its plugged it I don't see it anywhere.

My Acer Liquid E Smartphone is my modem. I have no hardline.

I have run the wizard on the desktop, but my printer cannot see the network I created, and when I list wireless networks available to connect to, my neighbours shows up but the one I created does not.

What am I missing? If someone can point me at a step by step tutorial (not video please, my cell service is not good enough for streaming video) I'd be ecstatic!

A:Solved: trying to set up wifi network w/smartphone modem

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I have a BSNL wireless modem having inbuilt router.The modem has some DSL problem and cannot use the ethernet port to connect to my desktop.So I bought a new Baton DSL modem without wifi facility.

I now need the WIFI connectivity to connect with my phone for browsing net.

For that I connected the Ethernet port of new DSL modem with the old BSNL wifi modem and applied the following configuration.

I changed the IP address of router from to

But I get only WIFI connection to connect to phone and not correctly getting the connection on desktop through the ethernet.Sometimes i get the connection and sometimes the connection lost.

I attached some images here.

pls help me to fix the problem.

Thanks & Regards


A:How to configure wifi modem having router with DSL modem ?

Hi there,

On the second router, DHCP needs to be disabled and assign a fixed IP within the router's IP scope (with Wi-Fi capability) i.e. (make sure that to will be in the IP exclusion list).

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... and I see something on the web that says XP doesn't support ISA! Is that true? There are still a lot of good motherboards around which include ISA support ... my latest one is the first I've had that doesn't.

But if I put an old ISA ISA AWE 64 in a system and built it with XP does this mean it wouldn't see it?

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I just bought a pc with a pctel (i think) hsp56 modem. win98se says it's on com 4 but when i go to modems and diag to communicate with it it looks and says cant open port!
also tried to load aol and it doesn't find a modem! the computer came with no os and i've installed win98se then using the system board cd for drivers....i'm pulling my hair out..any help would be appreciated.

A:HSP modem wont configure!

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I'm going out on a limb here in what I want to do. I'm not even sure it can be done.

Is there anyway for me to get a dial tone out of my laptop? I get my wifi from a Verizon UML290 LTE modem. I need it to run my credit card machine in my vehicle.

A:How To Configure Laptop Modem

Does you cc machine use Ethernet? If so you might be able to use Internet Sharing on your laptop and connect the cc machine to the Ethernet port. This is just a guess after seeing this here and here

If that wont work there still are options...... LINK1 and Link2 ..... USB Card Reader

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Hi guys,

I have an ADSL TP-Link modem model TD-8817 version 6. I want to configure it in bridge mode. The only thing I know about that is my VPI is 0 and the VCI is 35. Does anyone know how to do that step-by-step please?


A:How to configure ADSL modem

Step by Step instructions hope it works out for you http://whirlpool.net.au/wiki/adsl_mo...er_bridge_mode

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Hi I have a SpeedStream 4200, right now the way I connect to the internet is I have to doble click on the icon on the desktop and hit connect, that it says a bunch of things like " Connecting to WAN min port" then I am connected.

I know there is a way to configure your modem so you are always connected to the internet and you dont need to connect each time. It is like you have to configure your modem as a router or something, can someone help me? or atleast explain?

A:How to configure modem, so its always connected to the net?

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I am having a BSNL(India) broadband connection with modem ZTE ZXDSL 831 AII. I am using a dail up for connecting to net.

Because of this i cannot connect it to my Wifi router Dlink DI 524 .

Previously i had a modem which need to be connected using dail up connection it was always connected i only had to enable or disable it , and could be easily be connected to WiFi.

but eventually using it with WiFi it became kaput ( i dont know y, but the modem started to behave weirdly and could not be connect later ) hence it was replaced by a BSNL technician . and he told that now there is no other solution than to connect the modem using dial up. because of which i cannot use my wifi .

Can nebody please explain me ,what all setting need to be change to use my Wifi with the modem, because i believe if it cud be done before y not now.

please let me know as soon as possible.

A:please help to configure modem and Wifi

I don't know about the "AII" part, but the ZTE ZXDSL 831 is an ADSL modem/router. It may be acting as both, or it may be "bridged" to act as a modem only.

I also don't really know what you mean by "dail up." Since you apparently have (A)DSL service I assume you probably mean PPPoE and your account/password. If so, then ...

If the modem/router is acting as a modem only you would specify that configuration type in the D-Link's WAN section.

If the modem/router is acting as both then you have a choice of ways to use the D-Link. To simply daisy-chain it the WAN is configured for (the default) dynamic connection and you need to make sure that it is not using the same LAN subnet as the modem/router (I think that the defaults are different).

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I am trying to connect my DSL modem to a DLINK router with no success. I am able to get into the DSL modem but not the router. I have tried 2 different routers and get the same results. My computer shows it is connected but it is not.

The DSL modem is an ActionTech M1000 and supposedly is a modem/router. It works fine directly connected to the computer.

The routers are DIR-615 and a DI-604. I have used the DI-604 in the past with no problems.

For both of them, I connected from the modem to port 1 on the router. Then from the router's WAN to the computer.

I turned off DHCP in the modem and got the same results. It is PPPOE and according to them it is dynamic, not static.

I powered everything off and on and still no connection.

Any help would be appreciated.

A:How to configure a DSL modem and Dlink router

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I have installed my wireless hg520s modem
and u know u have to connect the ethernet until u install wireless, im not sure how to make it wireless on a talk talk website it says go on to and change the setting, but i says the username and password are both admin, but when i type it in it doesnt work like the password is wrong or somethink,
please could some one help me

A:Configure hg520s modem for wired connection

Try resetting it to factory defaults and then connecting using the defaults in the manual.

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i have a Seagate 2TB expansion drive plugged into my Telstra Gateway Max (technicolor TG799vac) modem (ADSL2+). i would like to set it up as a download resource for all the gaming files and mods i have created for rfactor. i have no idea what is required to set it up and i'm not even sure what to look for to do it either, i have seen the word NAS mentioned but i really would like more info. is there a tutorial somewhere as i cant really find much that can help.

thanks in advance.

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Before Firefox 3 when I clicked on Firefox it would come up bringing with it the dialer box and patiently sit there 'loading' until the connection was made. It would then take me to my home page.

Ff 3 up goes immediately to page not found. I was able to set the configuration to stop it from automatically going into offline mode, and I'm sure there is a setting in about:config to extend the length of time Firefox waits to load a page. Can anyone direct me to that specific setting? I would greatly appreciate it.

Running winxp if it makes any difference.

A:How to configure Firefox 3 to wait until modem connects

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I'll try over and over but I didn't succeed. I'll try with ipxnet, but.. I think that way it's only for network or IAN, and I want to play with another friend with modems or internet.

Could anyone please helpme to do it correctly?



A:Solved: How Can I configure Worms for modem and network play in DosBox?

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So I?ve done quite a bit of research and I?m down to three choices.

1. Sprint (student discount)
Price - $57.39/month
Plan ? 450 all talk minutes and free after 7PM & weekends. Unlimited Text. Unlimited Data.

Considered Phones included with plan:
* Apple Iphone 4S 16GB (2 yr contract) - $0.00
* Apple Iphone 5 16GB (2 yr contract) - $99.00
* Apple Iphone 5 32GB (2 yr contract) - $199.00
* Samsung Galaxy S4 [I think 16GB] (2 yr contract) - $149.99
* Samsung Galaxy 3 16GB (2 yr contract) - $0.00
* HTC One 32 GB (2 yr contract) - $99.00
* LG Optimus G (2 yr contract) - $0.00

Extra Stuff: Says I can get $100.00 back with old sprint number. I do have a sprint phone and number but its not a smartphone so I?m not sure if this applies.

2. T-mobile Prepaid Plan
Price ? $30.00
Plan ? 100 talk minutes. Unlimited Text. Unlimited Data.

Considered Phones included with plan:
* Samsung Galaxy S3 16GB - $549.99
* LG Optimus L9 [I think 16GB] - $290.00

Extra Stuff: It says the phones are included with a refill card. I?m guessing it?s a month?s worth of the plan?

3. Virgin Mobile Beyond Talk Plan
Price - $35.00
Plan ? 300 talk minutes. Unlimited Text. Unlimited Data.

Considered Phones included with plan:
* Apple Iphone 4S 16GB (3G) - $382.49
* Apple Iphone 4 8GB (3G) - $297.49
* Apple Iphone 5 ? COMING SOON
* Samsung Galaxy S4 16GB (4G LTE)- $149.99

**Final Thoughts/Questions:**

1. Do you think it?d be wise/safe to buy unlocked phones... Read more

A:About to get my first smartphone and smartphone plan

Mistake on a phone for Virgin mobile. Theres a galaxy S3 not S4, for 399.99

3. Virgin Mobile Beyond Talk Plan
Price - $35.00
Plan ? 300 talk minutes. Unlimited Text. Unlimited Data.

Considered Phones included with plan:
* Apple Iphone 4S 16GB (3G) - $382.49
* Apple Iphone 4 8GB (3G) - $297.49
* Apple Iphone 5 ? COMING SOON
* Samsung Galaxy S3 16GB (4G LTE)- $399.99

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really needs help i m in trouble

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Purchased a GSM IPhone look alike from China to use as a PDA. I don't have a SIM card in it because I don't intend to ever use it as a phone, but I would like to be able to download some apps to this device. Thought I could use WiFi to do so but the device will not connect. Does anyone have any tips on how to best achieve what I am trying to do?

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I would like to wipe my smartphone clean. I bought it from someone and they said they thought there was RAT on it and they do not know if they were able to get it off.

How can i clean my smartphone so i know there is no RAT or anything malicious on it? It's a basic LG smartphone.


A:smartphone RAT

Hi and welcome

What is the exact model # of the phone?

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I have recently gotten a new Samsung Galaxy S II smartphone. I've never had one before. So, I'm trying to figure out how to use it so that I don't accidentally get charge for something not necessarily bad as much as like "accidentally banging your finger with a hammer". Right now, it appears to automatically access the Wi-Fi when it's in range and I'm installing free apps. Will I need to keep an eye on that so that it doesn't download apps (or additional app data) via a cell tower? (I did find a setting called "Wi-Fi Calling Settings" under which I can select Wi-Fi Prefered, Wi-Fi Only, Cellular Prefered.) There's, also, a gps on mine. I've found Google Maps, Google Latitude, Navigation, and TeleNav GPS Navigating that can use the gps in one way or another. How far into those programs can I use the gps before I start getting charged for data usage? Is there anything else I need to be careful of so that I don't end up surprised at the end of the billing cycle?

A:New Smartphone

All smartphones require a data plan. Look at your contract to see what you purchased.

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I am confused to decide which is better Samsung galaxy s4 or htc one or iphone 5 or xperia z

things want to consider first thing battery backup, then resolution then camera of course which has the best look

read several reviews and so confused please help

A:Which is the best smartphone to buy?

The Galaxy S4 is basically equivalent to the HTC One. The HTC One though, has a better camera and has an aluminum shell. The S4 has a more mediocre camera and a plastic shell (cheaper build quality). They both have basically the same screen. I own an iPhone 5 and love it. The OS is just becoming stale though, and Android (on the S4 and HTC One) is more for power users. iOS (iPhone) is geared more toward rookies who dont know what they are doing since it is so simple. I would take the Xperia Z off of your list since it doesnt match up.

Check out TechSpots' reviews on all three phones:
Galaxy S4: http://www.techspot.com/review/664-samsung-galaxy-s4/
HTC One: http://www.techspot.com/products/smartphones/htc-one.87473/ (I cannot find a full review on TS and posting another sites review would be considered kind of bias)
iPhone 5: http://www.techspot.com/review/579-apple-iphone-5/

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AT&T service

I have had an IPhone, found they are fragile, have bad battery life.

I do need to access personal email

Do not need to edit documents

I would prefer a micro sim

Either a long battery life or a easy way to switch them out

I do play a few games on my moble

Any advice?

A:New smartphone needed

...Budget? You realise any smartphone with removable battery will satisfy your requirements.

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No one likes the thought that a mugging, car accident or other emergency can happen to them. Unfortunately, everyone runs into scary moments at some point in their life.

That's why ICE BlackBox is a must-have app. It's like a personal security system built right into your Android or Apple smartphone. It's got plenty of useful features and is easy to use in high-stress situations.

In case of an emergency, tap a button and ICE BlackBox streams video, audio and GPS location information to a secure server. Whether you're the victim of domestic abuse, a car accident or theft, you can collect valuable evidence to send to the police.
Read more Is it as good as it sounds?

A:The all-in-one security app for your smartphone

If you need a security app like antivirus than why don't you try CM Security- AppLock&AntiVirus android app. It fulfill your both requirements. It works just like an antivirus and like a mobile security. It will keep secure your mobile.

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I am replacing my smartphone and need to sync them both together to be able to copy the photos, phone numbers etc. from one smartphone to the other. How do I do this? The makes of each of the two smartphones are Ideos.

Can it be done easily or does it involve sophisticated software?

A:Syncing smartphone

Are these Android phones? If so, your contact info should be synced to your Gmail account. Log into the new phone with the same account and that should be copied over. To move pictures, you'll need to upload them to a service or connect your phone to your computer and copy them over.

If the pictures are important, you should have a backup anyway. A smartphone is just a pocket-sized computer. It can crash, fail, etc. and has the added bonus of being easily lost or dropped.

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I keep getting redircted on my phone and pc... I also get ads and pop ups.. In games like league of legends or cs go... I dont know what to do. It seems its the same virus because of the same ads. I factory reset my phone and ran an antivirus scan but it did not help. Any clues?

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Hi guys, my HTC cell phone sucks, it runs out of the battery every one hour, so I want to buy a new smartphone, one of my friends recommends me ZOPO phone, I havent heard of it before, have you ? I have searched it a lot on the internet and it seems to be a new brand Android phone? er, I am not good at tech stuff, I just hope my new phone could possesses the same function as my tablet does maybe?
Here is the phone I just found from amazon, and I completely dont understand its specs, can anybody here give me a help?


A:Buying a smartphone

How old is your HTC? Pretty hard to believe battery only lasts one hour.

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I setup and connected VPN connection through my smartphone to my home computer, but I don't know how to get access to files via my smartphone through VPN Connection. Do I use my smartphone internet explorer to access my home computer files or how?


A:How to use VPN connection on a smartphone?

What application are you using to establish the VPN connection? A VPN connection should allow a remote device outside the LAN act as if it was and should be able to access resources limited only to that LAN the same way as if it was connected to it.

Just a couple of questions to help us give you the best support:

What phone are you using and what OS does it have (Android, iOS... etc? )

What VPN application are you using on the server to initiate the remote connection?

What is the OS of the home computer you wish to access and is there a shared folder set? If so what are the sharing permissions applied?

Don't worry if you can't answer all the questions, we will do our best with the information provided


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hi guys,

Im having a problem posting in phones and handheld devices,says insufficient privileges...
so i posted here...

what the best smartphone in this price range
dont care about make/model
just performance and features


A:Best Android smartphone for €200/$200 or less...

You need to pick a sub forum in Phones and Handheld Devices to post in, you can't post in the root of it. Don't think you'll find an Apple in that price range so it's going to an Android or Windows based phone, unless you go used. Anyways here's an article covering 5 phones under $200.

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Which is better Sony xperia M2 or xperia SP?

A:Which smartphone to choose?

They are very similar and have their positive and negatives. I would way the M2 since it is a year newer and it has a better CPU.

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Greetings Gentlefolk,

I've made a mistake and bought a Chinese X10 smartphone, mainly because it was one of the first dual-sim phones I found. It seems to be a clone of the Sony Experia X10 but does not have a very good OS. It doesn't help when the 'Help' files are only in Chinese??? What I'd like to know, please, is it possible to load the Android OS onto the phone?
Any help will be much appreciated.
( the dual-sim side of things works very well but the rest of the system, i.e. camera/video, email etc leave a lot to be desired).

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hi, ten forum

I am kushagra an part time blogger of my blog which is Techveria . I have a question that how can i control my android smartphone Xolo Q1200 with the help of my PC without WI-FI .

A:How can i control my Smartphone with my PC

Originally Posted by kushagra

hi, ten forum

I am kushagra an part time blogger of my blog which is Techveria . I have a question that how can i control my android smartphone Xolo Q1200 with the help of my PC without WI-FI .

In what kind of situation you would need to control your smartphone with a PC? Shouldn't it be the other way around?

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I use a Nokia 7610 and donot have a GPRS connection. I have never viewed a webpage on my cellphone. I have an ADSL connection on my PC. Can I use this connection to surf the internet through my cellphone? I connect my cellphone to my PC using a DKU-2 cable.

A:Internet on smartphone

Is anyone interested in answering my question?

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I was told to use Flash_Disinfector by another tech helping me with my PC. It would not install.  So is there another program to use or scan with?  Also if it is that new USB Firmware Virus dose it take care of it? Thx REEdit: Moved topic from Cell Phones to the more appropriate forum. ~ Animal

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Hi guys,
My wife's Galaxy was hacked and sent emails out to her entire contact list.
The message contains a link that may provide a clue to who did it.
Is there a way to possibly isolate and open the link to view it without letting whatever it is destroy/spread/etc?

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I am having an annoying and frequent problem with firefox loading websites using smartphone layout. Roughly 30% of the time it will load a page with full screen width images and text that spans the entire screen.
Reloading will sometimes bring it back to normal browser window display, other times it takes several reloads to get it right.
It's not limited to any particular pages, a page will load perfectly fine once, then the next time it loads up wrong.

I've played with user agents, updated, reloaded, reinstalled firefox and the problem persists, any ideas?

A:Firefox loading like a smartphone

I'd reset the FF User Agent to default and delete the cache, if it still happens even after a force-refresh, look for a Desktop link, there's often one at the bottom of the page.

If it persists and you're sure your User Agent is at default and you're sure aren't blocking correct browser capabilities detection with an extension, report it to the site owners.

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Hello, I have an interesting idea, and I am curious if it can be done.

I think it would be pretty cool if I could play one of my PC games on my smart phone. I'm not sure how practical that would be, but none the less I would like to try it. Here are my thoughts on how to accomplish the task:

Input for one, could be accomplished by using a Bluetooth enabled gamepad that pairs with your phone. That way you can go beyond touch screen input for more complex games.

Then there is the small display to consider. While it is ideal for smaller scaled games, it isn't ideal for PC games where they are often very detailed and have complex user interfaces. I thought maybe you could use one of those headsets they use for things like Oculus Rift to narrow in the display. That would make it more ideal.

Now the tricky part, remoting to your PC so you can play the game. From what I understand, remoting is accomplished using RDP, which Windows, Apple and Linux all use. So in theory, you could easily remote to your computer to play a game. You could write a custom application for your smart phone to remote in and send input from the gamepad to your PC.

Now the issue of connectivity. PCs these days can easily render graphics in 1080p, and in some cases 4k. Now over a remote connection (using RDP), I am not sure the protocol can process that kind of data fast enough for consistent frame rates on the client (smart phone). You would likely have to compress the frames for faster process... Read more

A:Remote PC Games to your smartphone...


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I just purchased a Verizon Thunderbolt Droid Phone. Loaded HTC Sync program and added items to the phone and SD Card.
When I connect the phone to the USB connection on my PC the drive shows up as "Microsoft Office Click-to-Run 2010 (Protected)(Q".

What's that?

Also, I can't delete or change anything.

Thanks to anyone.

A:Drive Name Changed By USB Smartphone

Screenshot of this?

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Im using a hp compaq nx7300 laptop and recently i bought a Xperia X10i phone all i want to do is share my LAN internet connection through my Laptop with my smartphone i just installed windows 7 for my laptop

can someone please guide me



A:LAN connection to through adhoc for smartphone

does your phone support wifi? Do you have a wireless card built into the laptop, as well as an ethernet connection to create a bridge?

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Hi all

I have developed an Engineering Software App for SmartPhones and am expecting to receive big orders soon.

I will make the software available (a) as a download, (b) on the various online app stores and (c) I will sell the software pre-bundled onto the actual SmartPhone Device and ship to clients.

Question: As opposed to buying off the shelf SmartPhones wrt case (c) above, I'd be very interested in being connected to actual Smartphone Manufacturers (People with an actual Manufacturing factory - Not a wholesaler).

I'd be looking for Real Factory Based Manufacturers who could:

(1) Make a phone specifically for my customers. The main thing here would be to have a unique looking exterior even if they base the phone on the chassis and interior of an existing phone.
(2) Handle all the Hardware Registration and Licencing Procedures. I would not want to go through the trouble of having the hardware tested and approved for usage.
(3) Provide proof that all Hardware is legal for usage internationally
(4) Work with me to ensure that my Software is embedded onto the Device Software such that even a Hard Reset of the Device will NOT remove my software.

Google searches for SmartPhone Manufacturers always throws up SmartPhone Wholesalers, Alibaba, etc. I do not wish to deal with such. I will only deal with an actual SmartPhone Factory.

Appreciate any and all introductions to above.

Thanks. Tony.

Quality, Lead Time, Price. You can have any two ... Never all three.
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A:SmartPhone Manufacturer List

It's a ridiculously enormous leap to go from an application developer to a hardware manufacturer. There are countless part suppliers, contracts, regulations, etc. in manufacturing cell phones. You'll notice that the only companies making cell phones are very, very large corporations. It's not at all practical for a single person to venture into that marketplace.

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Given the wide diversity of data connections people get on their smartphones, I was wondering if developers who know they will download apps, images, movies, etc to phones have any guidelines or website forums specifically addressing considerations like:
what's the largest file you should attempt to download?
what considerations are there for servers used for downloading?
Are there various protocols that are better/worse for performing large downloads? or,
do different hosting services use different time-out parameters that would cause large downloads to fail?
I'm OK if you point me elsewhere or engage on one of more of these specific issues.

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Hello all I have a trend net TEW-711BR I can connect the laptop via Wi-Fi but smart phones can't any ideas?

A:cant connect smartphone to router

We need to know the manufacturer and model for your phone to provide detailed help.

On my Samsung phone I needed to open Settings, then enable WiFi (it is off by default), select my SSID, then choose the encryption type and enter the passphrase.

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I wonder whether there will be a Desktop App for the ARM devices. I would think that fishing a document out of the explorer folder on a 4" screen can be pretty finagly.

A:How will the Desktop work on a Smartphone

I was wondering about that myself, I think that's were pinning stuff to the Metro start screen will be used the most.

This will certainly be a big operating system to be stuffed into a smart phone.

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Is there any benefit to using a USB WiFi dongle versus a smartphone for connecting my laptop to the internet when out?

Both would be using a mobile data package, so would be connecting to the same service I presume.

Is there any benefit to getting a WiFi dongle?

The phone I plan to use is the Moto G:


A:WiFi Dongle or Smartphone?

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My girlfriend just got a Motorola Triumph today, with Virgin Mobile as the carrier. Since we're in a bad spot for internet connectivity with Virgin Mobile's network, we decided to try connecting the phone to our wireless router. The phone connected just fine, but when we tried to go to any websites, it kept saying it couldn't connect to the site. We've tried restarting the phone and reactivating it, as well as turning airplane mode on and off as I have seen working on a few other forums. The 3G works all right as long as we don't wander in to any bad spots, but the wifi refuses to work at all. My dad also has a Blackberry through Sprint I think, and that also refuses to work with our wireless routers. We have two routers, both set to open, so it's not an issue of the wrong password or anything. Laptops can connect wirelessly just fine. SSID broadcast for the routers is turned on. We've tried restarting the routers as well. The two routers are a Linksys and a Belkin (unsure of the models at the moment). If anyone has any ideas to try or any advice to offer, it would be much appreciated. If any more information is needed, I'll be happy to provide it as soon as I can. Thanks in advance!

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I need to export or otherwise copy my contacts from my smartphone to my desktop PC, but can't figure out how to do it..

My smartphone used to sync with the office Exchange Server, but ideally I now want to sync my Outlook contacts with my home PC using standalone Outlook 2003. My PC runs XP SP3 and ActiveSync 4.5. Smartphone is Windows Mobile 6 Standard.

It looks as if I cannot sync Exchage Server contacts to standalone Outlook - if I try to switch to synching with Outlook it tells me the contacts on my phone will be deleted. Is there a safe way of doing this? I would rather retype all my contacts from the phone screen than risk losing them - I can no longer access my former office's Exchange Server.

If I can't use ActiveSync, is there a way of exporting contacts in bulk from Outlook on Windows Mobile?

Thanks for any help - Firepig

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From the start of connecting my LG G3 to my Windows 7 pro 64bit computer I could not get windows to recognize the phone. In the device manager I saw a driver named VS985 4G. Querying this driver returned "Windows cannot initialize the driver for this hardware (code 37)".

I deleted the driver and connected the phone again. The system automatically reinstalled the same driver and everything worked again, until the next time I tried to reconnect the phone to upload.

It worked that way for some months, then recently when I tried to delete & reinstall the driver it installed a driver named MTP USB device, returned the dialog "Driver Not Successfully Installed" and the device manager reported "Device cannot start (code 10)".

So I next went to the LG site and manually downloaded the driver I entered as VS985 4G. Installed it and again the device manager identifies it a LGE Android MTP device, with the same code 10 error.

I cannot get past this. I tried a system restore but because of limited restore space I couldn't go back more than 2 weeks, and that didn't help. Solution?

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