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BlackBerry Bold 9790

Back to Connectivity & synchronisation

Use tethering

You can use your mobile phone to set up an Internet connection from a laptop or desktop. First you need to set up your mobile phone for Internet and install BlackBerry Desktop Software on your computer. You can download the program from www.blackberry.com

Step 1 of 11

Connect the data cable to the phone socket and to your computer's USB port.

Step 2 of 11

Press Sync Media.

Step 3 of 11

Start the program BlackBerry Desktop Software on your computer.

You can only set up your computer for tethering the first time you use the function.
Step 4 of 11

Select Mobile Internet.

You can only set up your computer for tethering the first time you use the function.
Step 5 of 11

Select Configure connection ....

You can only set up your computer for tethering the first time you use the function.
Step 6 of 11

Select Add....

You can only set up your computer for tethering the first time you use the function.
Step 7 of 11

Click the field next to "Profile name" and key in Swisscom Services

You can only set up your computer for tethering the first time you use the function.
Step 8 of 11

Click the field next to "Access point" and key in gprs.swisscom.ch

You can only set up your computer for tethering the first time you use the function.
Step 9 of 11

Select OK.

You can only set up your computer for tethering the first time you use the function.
Step 10 of 11

Select OK.

You can only set up your computer for tethering the first time you use the function.
Step 11 of 11

Select Connect.
An Internet connection from your computer via your mobile phone is established.

1. Connect your mobile phone and computer

Connect the data cable to the phone socket and to your computer's USB port.
Press Sync Media.

2. Set up your computer for tethering

Start the program BlackBerry Desktop Software on your computer.
You can only set up your computer for tethering the first time you use the function.
Select Mobile Internet.
You can only set up your computer for tethering the first time you use the function.
Select Configure connection ....
You can only set up your computer for tethering the first time you use the function.
Select Add....
You can only set up your computer for tethering the first time you use the function.
Click the field next to "Profile name" and key in Swisscom Services
You can only set up your computer for tethering the first time you use the function.
Click the field next to "Access point" and key in gprs.swisscom.ch
You can only set up your computer for tethering the first time you use the function.
Select OK.
You can only set up your computer for tethering the first time you use the function.
Select OK.
You can only set up your computer for tethering the first time you use the function.

3. Use tethering

Select Connect.
An Internet connection from your computer via your mobile phone is established.