Connecting To The Internet With Nokia Ovi Suite

How To Connect To The Internet With Nokia Phones and Novia Ovi Suite

If you haven't heard the news, well you're about to. In a few months time, Nokia would be phasing out it's PC Suite to focus all it's attention on the Nokia Ovi Suite which serves the function of the PC Suite and much more like music, apps and games downloads.

With Nokia Ovi Suite, you can move messages, contacts, photos, music, and more between your computer and your Nokia device, and share your photos and videos on ovi.com.

If you own a Nokia internet enabled cell phone, here's how you can connect to the internet using your Nokia mobile phone as an internet modem Winking smile.

Download and Install the latest version of the Nokia Ovi Suite

Once installed launch the application and connect your Nokia phone to your computer either via USB Cable or Bluetooth as shown below.

NOTE: As soon as you plug your Nokia cell phone into the computer, it will prompt you to select an option on your phone's screen. Simply select PC Suite and let the phone be.

How To Connect To The Internet With Nokia Phones and Novia Ovi Suite

Wait a few seconds and you'd get this message:

Nokia Mobile Phones Have Been Detected

Hit Next and you will be taken to the main page of Nokia Ovi Suite. To start connecting to the internet, click on Connect Now as circled below:

Start Configuring Your Nokia Ovi Suite Internet Connection

For folks in Nigeria trying to connect to the internet using MTN or ETISALAT, simply select I want to select my home operator from a list and click on Next

If you're using any other network, select I want to define the connection settings manually.

Select A Nokia Ovi Suite Internet Connection Option

If you chose the first option, select your home country from the drop down list and then select your home operator then click Connect to initiate connection to the internet.

Input or Select Your Network's Internet Settings For Nokia Ovi Suite

If you chose the second option, fill in your access point, user name and password in the given fields then hit the Connect button as well.

Here are the internet settings of the various GSM networks in Nigeria

  1. MTN Nigeria Internet Connection Settings and Internet Plans
  2. GLO Nigeria Internet Connection Settings and Internet Plans
  3. ETISALAT Nigeria Internet Connection Settings and Internet Plans
  4. ZAIN/AIRTEL Nigeria: Access point = internet.ng.airtel.com Username =internet Password = internet.

Manually Input Your Internet Connection Settings For Nokia Ovi Suite

Wait a few seconds for the connection to take place (if there are no network issues)

Nokia Ovi Suite Is Trying To Connect To The Internet With The New Settings

Once you're connected to the internet, you should get the message in the capture below.

Nokia Ovi Suite Has Successfully Connected To The Internet

Click on Finish to go back to the home screen where in the upper left hand corner, you can observe your internet connection time and bandwidth spent.

Monitor Your Internet Connection Bandwith and Connection Time

Once you are done surfing the internet, you can click on Disconnect.

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When next you want to connect to the internet, simply launch Nokia Ovi Suite and click on Connect Now and you're good to go.

That's all folks. If you still need any help, feel free to leave a comment below and I'll get back at you as soon as I can. Cheers Winking smile.

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Article written by On August 18, 2011.

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