In my previous tutorial, I showed you, How to connect android phone to PC for accessing the internet? Or How to use an Android phone as a MODEM? Or How to connect to the internet on PC with Android Smartphones? Today, I’m going to show you another updated tutorial about: How to access the internet with a 3G MODEM on an Android Smartphone?
What do you need?
- You must need an OTG (On-The Go) supported Android Smartphone.
- An OTG cable.
- A 3G MODEM along with a 3G enabled SIM card.
- PPP Widget 2 – this is an Android app. You can download “PPP Widget 2” from Google Play (Related tutorial: How to download Android Apps on PC from Google Play).
OTG Cable for Android Smartphone
How to connect a 3G MODEM to OTG supported Android smartphones for accessing the internet?
#1 First, download the “PPP Widget 2” app from the Google Play store and install it on your Android smartphone. Now, create a shortcut or “PPP Widget 2” on “Home” screen from the Widget option.
#2 Now, connect the MODEM to your Android Smartphone with OTG cable and wait a few seconds. “Configure” will appear in front of you, like below. If the “Configure” don’t appear, then check your cable that it’s connected properly or not.
#3 Now, you’ve to configure your phone as your 3G operator. Click on “Edit current SIM Profile” to edit/configure. Ask your 3G operator for the APN and dial number to connect to the 3G network.
#4 Now, go to your “Home” screen, you will see like below:
#5 Now, click on the “Connect” button to connect to the internet.
#6 When it will be connected to the internet, it will show the window like below.
Problem? Watch the video tutorial.