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sharing pc internet with my cell using wifi

by soop1R / May 7, 2009 8:49 PM PDT

i have a nokia 5800 which is wifi enabled and a laptop(windows vista) with Ethernet internet connection and it is wifi enabled too.

how can i share my laptop internet with my cellphone using wifi??

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by sunwatcher / May 8, 2009 12:02 PM PDT

Your wifi won't help you in this case.

What you need is Nokia's PC Suite software and the USB cable that came with your Nokia 5800 to attach to the PC. This is "tethering" and allows you to access the internet through your mobile.

If you want a wireless connection between the PC and Nokia, then your PC needs to be Bluetooth enabled, but that will result in a slower connection than USB.

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by soop1R / May 8, 2009 3:11 PM PDT
In reply to: Tethering

somebody told me i can make my pc a access point so my phone can share my pc's internet???

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Try The Bluetooth Connection
by sunwatcher / May 8, 2009 5:15 PM PDT
In reply to: but..

Sorry, I misunderstood which way you wanted to share the connection.

I know with fair certainty that you can use your phone's bluetooth (provided your PC is bluetooth enabled) to share the PC's connection. This should be described in your mobile's documentation, but a simple web search will turn up a few hits on how to go about it.

I'm not sure you'll be able to use your PC's wifi connection, since the wifi device will only be enabled as a client device and not as an access point.

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by soop1R / May 8, 2009 11:38 PM PDT

thanks for your help..

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