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Select connection settings

You can set how the USB modem application (Vodafone Mobile Broadband) connects to the internet. The application can connect to a Wi-Fi network instead of your USB modem if a Wi-Fi network is available. Follow these instructions to select settings for connections.
You need to be on a pay monthly price plan to select connection settings.

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Step 1 of 30

Find "Setup Assistant"

If required, click Advanced.

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Find "Setup Assistant"

Click Status.

Step 3 of 30

Find "Setup Assistant"

Click Setup Assistant.

Step 4 of 30

Select setting for automatic connection

Click Next.

If you select Automatic, a connection to the internet is established automatically.
If you select Prompt, you're prompted before a connection to the internet is established.
If you select Off, a connection to the internet needs to be established manually.
Step 5 of 30

Select setting for automatic connection

Highlight one of the following options:
Automatic

If you select Automatic, a connection to the internet is established automatically.
If you select Prompt, you're prompted before a connection to the internet is established.
If you select Off, a connection to the internet needs to be established manually.
Step 6 of 30

Select setting for automatic connection

Prompt

If you select Automatic, a connection to the internet is established automatically.
If you select Prompt, you're prompted before a connection to the internet is established.
If you select Off, a connection to the internet needs to be established manually.
Step 7 of 30

Select setting for automatic connection

Off

If you select Automatic, a connection to the internet is established automatically.
If you select Prompt, you're prompted before a connection to the internet is established.
If you select Off, a connection to the internet needs to be established manually.
Step 8 of 30

Select setting for automatic connection

Click Next.

If you select Automatic, a connection to the internet is established automatically.
If you select Prompt, you're prompted before a connection to the internet is established.
If you select Off, a connection to the internet needs to be established manually.
Step 9 of 30

Select preferred data connections

Highlight one of the following options:
Mobile Connection

Step 10 of 30

Select preferred data connections

Preferred Wi-Fi Networks

Step 11 of 30

Select preferred data connections

Other Wi-Fi Networks

Step 12 of 30

Select preferred data connections

Click arrow up or arrow down to select the required position on the list.
Repeat this step until all connections are prioritised.

Step 13 of 30

Select preferred data connections

Click Next.

Step 14 of 30

Turn prompt when changing SIM settings on or off

Click the box next to Changing SIM settings to turn the function on or off.

Step 15 of 30

Turn prompt when changing SIM settings on or off

When the box next to the menu item is ticked (V), the setting is turned on.

Step 16 of 30

Turn prompt when changing SIM settings on or off

Click Next.

Step 17 of 30

Select setting for switching data connection during active data transfer

Highlight one of the following options:
Allow switching when data is being transferred

Step 18 of 30

Select setting for switching data connection during active data transfer

Do not allow switching when data is being transferred

Step 19 of 30

Select setting for switching data connection during active data transfer

Prompt before switching when data is being transferred

Step 20 of 30

Select setting for switching data connection during active data transfer

Click Next.

Step 21 of 30

Select setting for switching data connection when using another operator than Vodafone

Highlight one of the following options:
Allow switching to a Roaming connection

Step 22 of 30

Select setting for switching data connection when using another operator than Vodafone

Do not allow switching to a Roaming connection

Step 23 of 30

Select setting for switching data connection when using another operator than Vodafone

Prompt before switching to a Roaming connection

Step 24 of 30

Select setting for switching data connection when using another operator than Vodafone

Click Next.

Step 25 of 30

Select setting for delay when switching data connection

Click Next.

Step 26 of 30

Select setting for delay when switching data connection

Click the box next to Number of minutes to ignore other connections after a connection is opened.

Step 27 of 30

Select setting for delay when switching data connection

When the box next to the menu item is ticked (V), the setting is turned on.

Step 28 of 30

Select setting for delay when switching data connection

Click the drop down list.

Step 29 of 30

Select setting for delay when switching data connection

Highlight the required setting and click Next.

Step 30 of 30

Exit

Click Finish.

1. Find "Setup Assistant"

If required, click Advanced.
Click Status.
Click Setup Assistant.

2. Select setting for automatic connection

Click Next.
If you select Automatic, a connection to the internet is established automatically.
If you select Prompt, you're prompted before a connection to the internet is established.
If you select Off, a connection to the internet needs to be established manually.
Highlight one of the following options:
Automatic
If you select Automatic, a connection to the internet is established automatically.
If you select Prompt, you're prompted before a connection to the internet is established.
If you select Off, a connection to the internet needs to be established manually.
Prompt
If you select Automatic, a connection to the internet is established automatically.
If you select Prompt, you're prompted before a connection to the internet is established.
If you select Off, a connection to the internet needs to be established manually.
Off
If you select Automatic, a connection to the internet is established automatically.
If you select Prompt, you're prompted before a connection to the internet is established.
If you select Off, a connection to the internet needs to be established manually.
Click Next.
If you select Automatic, a connection to the internet is established automatically.
If you select Prompt, you're prompted before a connection to the internet is established.
If you select Off, a connection to the internet needs to be established manually.

3. Select preferred data connections

Highlight one of the following options:
Mobile Connection
Preferred Wi-Fi Networks
Other Wi-Fi Networks
Click arrow up or arrow down to select the required position on the list.
Repeat this step until all connections are prioritised.
Click Next.

4. Turn prompt when changing SIM settings on or off

Click the box next to Changing SIM settings to turn the function on or off.
When the box next to the menu item is ticked (V), the setting is turned on.
Click Next.

5. Select setting for switching data connection during active data transfer

Highlight one of the following options:
Allow switching when data is being transferred
Do not allow switching when data is being transferred
Prompt before switching when data is being transferred
Click Next.

6. Select setting for switching data connection when using another operator than Vodafone

Highlight one of the following options:
Allow switching to a Roaming connection
Do not allow switching to a Roaming connection
Prompt before switching to a Roaming connection
Click Next.

7. Select setting for delay when switching data connection

Click Next.
Click the box next to Number of minutes to ignore other connections after a connection is opened.
When the box next to the menu item is ticked (V), the setting is turned on.
Click the drop down list.
Highlight the required setting and click Next.

8. Exit

Click Finish.

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