Set up your modem connection settings

You must set up your modem connection settings before you can use your BlackBerry® device as a modem.
  1. Connect your device to your computer.
  2. Open the BlackBerry® Desktop Manager.
  3. Click IP Modem.
  4. Click Configure.
  5. Perform one of the following action:
    • If your wireless service provider appears in the Connection Profile drop-down list, click their profile. In the Profiles Settings section, type any required information that is not included in the profile. For more information, contact your wireless service provider.
    • If your wireless service provider does not appear in the Connection Profile drop-down list, click Add Custom Profile. Type a name for the profile. Contact your wireless service provider to determine the information that is required in the Profiles Settings section. Required information can vary for each wireless service provider.
  6. If necessary, click Save.
  7. If you want to keep using your device as a modem even after you close the BlackBerry Desktop Manager, select the Keep an IP Modem connection open after the BlackBerry Desktop Manager is closed check box.
  8. Click OK.

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