This article describes how to configure a GPRS radio on the netpad
loaded with EPOC operating system.
You will need the following:
Press OK twice to save the settings.
Download the ispWriter.opo applet and either copy it to the C
drive using My Psion or copy it to a MMC card. This facility
allows the user to directly input the GPRS script settings to connect
directly to the Internet via GPRS.
If ispWriter.opo was copied to the C drive, then double
click on OPL ispWriter.opo
A field appears which requires data input.
To input, press the keyboard icon in the tool bar on right hand side of
Using the soft keyboard enter in the fields:
Network Provider name: Service Provider's Name
Sim Pin: 1234
Context ID: 1
APN: Access Point Name
Example for Fido:
Network Provider name: Fido
Sim Pin: 1
Context ID: 1
Press OK to save the settings.
Using the soft keyboard again press 'y' to confirm settings.
A 'Create new file' folder appears which should read:
If ispWrite.opo was copied to a MMC card select the D drive in bottom
left hand corner of screen (if appropriate)
From the D drive of the netpad double click on OPL ispWriter.opo
Press Continue, and follow the above steps for creating the script.
Go to the Control Panel again and double click the Internet icon. The
default current internet service may read: RAS internet service.
Press New. The 'Based upon' folder appears.
Toggle and select 'settings from file'.
Click the Browse button and go to the file you created earlier called
GPRSset.isp, which will have been automatically been saved in the
Point to the file and press OK
Press OK again to continue.
Under 'Name' you will see: GPRS_Fido.ISP
Connection type should be 'Direct'.
Next, select the Account tab, and uncheck Manual login.
Using soft keyboard input the appropriate username and password if
required by the Service Provider.
If a username and password is not required you may enter the following:
Leave all other settings unchanged.
Press Opera icon in Extras bar
Open Web Page using the File button in the Tool bar
Using the soft keyboard choose a web site to visit (e.g. www.google.ca)
to test Internet connection.
The 'Connect to internet settings' popup box should appear.
Verify that 'To Internet service equals the 'Name' under the Internet
Service Settings, and that 'Using Modem' equals 'Internal GPRS/GSM
Press OK to connect.
After 20 seconds or so the web site should appear.