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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.
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Find "Best Connected Setup Assistant"

Click Help.

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Find "Best Connected Setup Assistant"

Click Best Connected Setup Assistant.

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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.
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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 5 of 36

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 6 of 36

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 7 of 36

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.
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Select preferred data connections

Highlight one of the following options:
Preferred AirPort Connections

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Select preferred data connections

Mobile Connections

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Select preferred data connections

Other AirPort Connections

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Select preferred data connections

Click and drag the required data connection up or down to the required position on the list.
Repeat this step until all connections are prioritised.

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Select preferred data connections

Click Next.

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Select preferred data connections when roaming

Highlight one of the following options:
Preferred AirPort Connections

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Select preferred data connections when roaming

Mobile Connections

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Select preferred data connections when roaming

Other AirPort Connections

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Select preferred data connections when roaming

Click and drag the required data connection up or down to the required position on the list.
Repeat this step until all connections are prioritised.

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Select preferred data connections when roaming

Click Next.

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Turn prompts on or off

Click the box next to one of the following settings to turn it on or off:

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Turn prompts on or off

Overriding Best Connected

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Turn prompts on or off

Changing SIM settings

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Turn prompts on or off

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

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Turn prompts on or off

Click Next.

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Select setting for switching data connection during active data transfer

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

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Select setting for switching data connection during active data transfer

Prompt before switching while data is being transferred

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Select setting for switching data connection during active data transfer

Do not allow switching while data is being transferred

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Select setting for switching data connection during active data transfer

Click Next.

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

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

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

Prompt before switching to a roaming connection

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

Do not allow switching to a roaming connection

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

Click Next.

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Select setting for delay when switching data connection

Click Next.

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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 for to turn the setting on or off.

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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 34 of 36

Select setting for delay when switching data connection

If the setting is turned on:
Click the field and key in the required number of minutes.

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Select setting for delay when switching data connection

Click Next.

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Exit

Click Finish.

1. Find "Best Connected Setup Assistant"

Click Help.
Click Best Connected 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:
Preferred AirPort Connections
Mobile Connections
Other AirPort Connections
Click and drag the required data connection up or down to the required position on the list.
Repeat this step until all connections are prioritised.
Click Next.

4. Select preferred data connections when roaming

Highlight one of the following options:
Preferred AirPort Connections
Mobile Connections
Other AirPort Connections
Click and drag the required data connection up or down to the required position on the list.
Repeat this step until all connections are prioritised.
Click Next.

5. Turn prompts on or off

Click the box next to one of the following settings to turn it on or off:
Overriding Best Connected
Changing SIM settings
When the box next to the menu item is ticked (V), the setting is turned on.
Click Next.

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

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

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

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

8. 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 for to turn the setting on or off.
When the box next to the menu item is ticked (V), the setting is turned on.
If the setting is turned on:
Click the field and key in the required number of minutes.
Click Next.

9. Exit

Click Finish.

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