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Topic # 5503 3-Nov-2005 08:25
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Hi,

I recently upgraded to a Sony Ericsson v600i on a new vodafone contract. I used my pda extensively to access my emails before this upgrade (motorola v500), with only the usual problems ie coverage. However, since upgrading I have been unable to set-up the PDA and new phone to access the internet. I have trawled the forums and many are saying the same ie enter a connection string etc. This is what I had to do in order to allow my last phone to access the internet.

My current settings on the PDA are as follows:

Dial: *99***3#
User Name: web
Password: web
Extra dial string modem: +cdgcont=1"ip","internet"

I am at wits end. Can anyone help?

Thanks

andy

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Reply # 22508 3-Nov-2005 08:30
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Welcome to Geekzone... You can try changing the init string to be z;+cdgcont=1,"ip","internet" instead. "z;" is a reset command, and it seemsn most new Sony Ericsson (and Motorola) need this.

Also, it should have a comma between 1 and "ip". Please let us know if it works.




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  Reply # 22510 3-Nov-2005 08:41
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Hi,

Thanks for the quick response. I tried your suggestions but it continues to fail to connect. My phone indicates GPRS is enabled through te 'G' symbol in the top LH corner of the screen.

Any other suggestions most grateful.

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Reply # 22511 3-Nov-2005 08:45
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Hmmm. Perhaps this phone is using a different configuration than the previous one? You should try first *99# (which will use the default connection on your phone). Then you could try changing *99***[x]# where [x] will be 1,2,3 for each data connection configuration you have there?





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  Reply # 22512 3-Nov-2005 08:50
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Hi,

Tried going through the settings suggested but again, the connection fails. Any other thooughts as to what could be preventing this?

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Reply # 22513 3-Nov-2005 08:53
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Hmm. Not really. You should contact Vodafone and check that your account is still set to access GPRS - sometime they change these things by mistake.





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  Reply # 22516 3-Nov-2005 09:07
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Hi,

Contacted vodafone and they informed me that GPRS was active on my account. Is there anything else that needs to be set up on my phone in order to gain access to the internet.

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Reply # 22518 3-Nov-2005 09:11
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I assume you are using Bluetooth? I would delete the connection in Connection Manager, then delete the shortcut on the Bluetooth Manager and pair the devices again, then do a service search and create from there - just to be sure there's no other configuration missing...

Apart from this...





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  Reply # 22526 3-Nov-2005 09:31
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Hi,

Did what you suggested but again, internet connection continues to elude me. The only numbers which I did not enter when setting up the connection were the Country code and the Area no. It does state that these numbers are optional though. Is there any more thoughts. Vodafone Help desk are no use and this forum remains my last resort.

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Reply # 22527 3-Nov-2005 09:35
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No need for country code or area code - the *99# number is a special code to be used between the data terminal (your PDA) and the phone only.

Are you able to connect to GPRS using the phone itself, perhaps configure an email account (I think it comes with a built-in email client)?

Also, check HP.com - I think there was some Bluetooth updates for this model.





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Reply # 23209 15-Nov-2005 05:37
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Wotcha AJM,

Having been frustrated by the same darn problem except with a SE V600i and an HP2210 - I sat down, banged my head a couple of times to start the painful process and sat and watched what on earth was going on across the serial link.

It turns out the V600i (or at least, on mine) it does not understand the AT+CGDCONT,1,"IP","INTERNET" and pukes at the command - hence the connection errors!

Just for a laugh I wrote atdt*99# into the session and the phone connected to the end point and started the challenge/response Woooot!!!

I built a conf with just the *99# in it, no additional commands and lo! It worketh!

You didn't say who your provider was but this works with Vodafone... Oh, don't be tempted by their connection software either if you do use Vodafone .. It's CRAP!

Hope this is useful,

Wootts

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  Reply # 23404 17-Nov-2005 08:24
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Thought I would provide an update. It appears the v600i had a bug, which prevented the ipaq making an internet connection with the phone. Resolved the probl got rid of the v600i and replaced it with a k750i. If anyone else is having the same problem, phone Vodafone customer help. They were really helpful and as it was my second v600i within 2 months, they agreed to replace it with a k750i. Connected to the internet first time; not a problem.

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