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How to share a 3G web connection

Connect to a mobile broadband hotspot

Step 3. Ensure that wireless is enabled on your PC. Go to Start, All Programs, Control Panel, ‘Network and Internet’ and select ‘Network and Sharing Center’. Click ‘Change adaptor settings’, then right-click the wireless icon and press Enable. Click the Wi-Fi icon in the Taskbar and choose ZoomWe3G_xxx, Connect.

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Step 4. Since wireless security is off by default, you won’t be asked to enter a password the first time you connect to the Zoom. We strongly recommend you enable security to ensure others can’t piggyback on your connection or obtain your personal details. Access the configuration manager by visiting http://192.168.1.1.

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Step 5. The configuration manager will confirm which mobile network you’re connected to, and display the signal strength, number of users and battery level. Enter your password under ‘Admin login’ (this will be set to ‘admin’ by default) and click Ok. Next, click the ‘Advanced Settings’ button at the top of the page.

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Step 6. Select the Security tab and choose an encryption standard. We recommend using WPA2, which is the highest level of encryption on offer. You’ll be prompted to enter a new password. Next, click Save. You’ll be automatically disconnected from the hotspot and asked to log in with the new password.

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