Sony Ericsson PC Suite

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  1. fernso2004

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    Are there software for SE phones in MAC? I'm using my SE phone as modem to surf the web in my pc. How can I do it in mac? Thanks!
     
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    Configure your SE phone to use "Bluetooth Internet" and make sure its using the internet profile your provider sent you when you registered your phone for 3g. On your phone go to Settings > Connectivity > Bluetooth > Bluetooth Internet and choose the appropriate profile.

    Then simply connect to the mac via bluetooth, if you havent done this yet it will setup your phone for you and ask if you want to use it as a modem remote etc. Just say yes to the appropriate questions. After that you can open your bluetooth devices pref pane under system pref and you'll see this

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    Just click on Connect to Network and your mac will automatically connect to via bluetooth to your phone which will automatically be used as a 3g/gprs modem.

    Note that you have to turn off the bluetooth internet setting on your phone if you want to just connect to it via bluetooth but dont want to surf the web (to save yourself the extra charge)
     
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    I think you just made the whole process more complicated than it really is.

    When you pair your SE phone with your Mac, an appropriate option to use the data connection of your phone for internet is presented. From there, everything depends on whether you're on Globe or Smart.

    Just use the search function of the site for "3G phone as modem" as this topic has been discussed exhaustively in the past.

    Search. Search. Search.
     
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    Ok. Thanks everyone.
     
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    Hi,

    I've read the threads related to using it as phone modem. Just would like to clarify my concern. My phone does not have bluetooth. I've been using my data cable to use it as a modem in my pc. As far as i've read, only devices with bluetooth were successfully using the mobile phone modem in their mac.

    Does any one know how to use the mobile phone as modem using data cable?
     
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    I'm assuming your phone isn't 3G? You never specified what phone model you are using. I don't believe any of Sony Ericsson's 3G phones lack Bluetooth.

    You can try this page for reference, Mobile Phone Scripts, not sure if it will work though. Generic drivers for your USB can be found here, again, no guarantee it will work.

    Once you've installed the drivers / extensions for the USB data cable, open Network Preferences and see if OS X detects a new network port once you connect your phone. If it does detect your phone, it's just a matter of downloading the appropriate Modem Script for GPRS Sony Ericsson (available in the first link) and setting up the same settings you would use for Smart 3G. Your phone would basically act like a regular USB dial-up modem, only slower.

    EDIT: If running Leopard the Modem Scripts might already be included.
     
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    Sorry. My bad. My phone is SE w200i. It is not a 3g phone. Moreover, it does not have bluetooth. It only has infrared. I'll try it tonight. Hope it works.

    Thanks!
     
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    did it work?
     
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    Has anyone tried using an SE phone as (bluetooth/usb cable) speakers for your mac?
     
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    would like to know if it worked??
     
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    Is there a plug-in for the Vivaz yet? I'm too lazy to copy off my contacts one by one.
     
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    The iSync plugin is available for download in the vivaz support section at the Sony Ericsson website. Have you tried that?
     
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    Yes, but...

     

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