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Install USB modem

In order to set up a data connection on your computer and establish a connection to the internet using your USB modem, you need to install your USB modem. Follow these instructions to install your USB modem.
You need a Vodafone SIM before you can install your USB modem.

Step 1 of 16

Insert your SIM

Turn the back of your USB modem towards you.
Slide the back cover upwards and remove it.

Step 2 of 16

Insert your SIM

Place your SIM as shown in the SIM holder and slide your SIM into place.

Step 3 of 16

Insert your SIM

Place the back cover on your USB modem with ½ cm opening at the bottom and slide the back cover downwards.

Step 4 of 16

Connect your USB modem and your computer

Connect your USB modem to your computer's USB port.

Step 5 of 16

Start the USB modem application

Do the following in Snow Leopard:
Double-click Vodafone Mobile Broadband.

Step 6 of 16

Select operator

Click Continue.

Step 7 of 16

Select operator

Click the drop down list below Select the mobile network operator with whom you have an account, and then click 'Continue'.

Step 8 of 16

Select operator

Highlight your operator and click Continue.

Step 9 of 16

Accept license agreement

Click Continue.

Step 10 of 16

Accept license agreement

Click Agree.

Step 11 of 16

End the installation

If you're on a pay monthly price plan:
Highlight Bill pay.

Step 12 of 16

End the installation

If you're on a prepaid price plan:
Highlight Pay as you go.

Step 13 of 16

End the installation

Click Continue.

Step 14 of 16

End the installation

Click Install.

Step 15 of 16

End the installation

Key in your username and password for the computer and click OK.
Wait while your USB modem is installed.

Step 16 of 16

Enter PIN

Key in your PIN and click OK.

If an incorrect PIN is entered three times in a row, your SIM will be blocked. To unblock your SIM, you'll need to key in your PUK. The PUK can be obtained by contacting customer services.

Please note:
If the wrong PUK is entered ten times in a row, your SIM will be blocked permanently. In this case, you need a new SIM from your operator.

1. Insert your SIM

Turn the back of your USB modem towards you.
Slide the back cover upwards and remove it.
Place your SIM as shown in the SIM holder and slide your SIM into place.
Place the back cover on your USB modem with ½ cm opening at the bottom and slide the back cover downwards.

2. Connect your USB modem and your computer

Connect your USB modem to your computer's USB port.

3. Start the USB modem application

Do the following in Snow Leopard:
Double-click Vodafone Mobile Broadband.

4. Select operator

Click Continue.
Click the drop down list below Select the mobile network operator with whom you have an account, and then click 'Continue'.
Highlight your operator and click Continue.

5. Accept license agreement

Click Continue.
Click Agree.

6. End the installation

If you're on a pay monthly price plan:
Highlight Bill pay.
If you're on a prepaid price plan:
Highlight Pay as you go.
Click Continue.
Click Install.
Key in your username and password for the computer and click OK.
Wait while your USB modem is installed.

7. Enter PIN

Key in your PIN and click OK.
If an incorrect PIN is entered three times in a row, your SIM will be blocked. To unblock your SIM, you'll need to key in your PUK. The PUK can be obtained by contacting customer services.

Please note:
If the wrong PUK is entered ten times in a row, your SIM will be blocked permanently. In this case, you need a new SIM from your operator.

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