How to Connect a Modem to an Lg TV
Today, the Internet has closely entered the life of a person, because it allows you to work more efficiently, communicate and seek the necessary information. But in many areas there is still no cable Internet, so people buy USB modems. These devices are functional and mobile, which allows you to use them to access the network almost anywhere in our vast country.
Modems working in 3G / 4G networks of cellular communication operators allow you to access the Internet from any laptop. This is considered ideal if you cannot connect to the Internet using fiber optic cable or satellite. over, these devices are very compact and easy to use.
If you do not know how to connect a USB modem to laptops, then below we will describe this procedure in detail. Also, thanks to this article, you can learn how to turn on the modem.
For instructions on the example of a device from MTS, see the following video:
I will describe each step in a separate section in order to maximally facilitate the search for the necessary information.
We turn on the laptop in normal mode and expect the system to start. We remove the cap from the equipment, which protects it from damage and dust. Next, you need to connect the modem to any free USB port of the laptop.
If the modem does not enter the port, then you need to rotate it 180 ° around the axis. Do not press hard on the device so as not to damage its plug and laptop connector.
Experienced users are advised to connect the modem to the laptop using a USB extension cable, because this will protect it from damage during careless work.
ON / OFF Button
On some 3G / 4G modems, the ON / OFF button is provided. If it is, then switch it to the first position (ON).
After connecting the equipment to the laptop, the “Autostart” dialog box should appear on the display. Now you can install the device software.
During the installation of the program, you will need to select the language and installation location. You can find out about the successful installation of the driver and software by the appearance in the control panel of the icon corresponding to the USB device. At the end of the procedure, the user will be notified that the device is ready for use.
If the installation procedure failed, then in front of this icon a yellow triangle with an exclamation mark will be visible. Therefore, you will need to remove the installed program, restart the system and try reinstalling the hardware software.
If there is an error again, then most likely the USB port of the computer or the modem itself is faulty!
To connect a laptop to the Internet, you need to left-click on the program’s shortcut, for example, “Megaphone Internet”. Some modems connect to the Internet using the web interface, which is available in browsers at 192.168.1.1, 192.168.1.251 or 192.168.8.1 (the address depends on the brand and model of the device). Basically, the web interface uses Beeline.
It is advisable to make certain settings. If you do not know how to configure the modem and increase the data transfer speed, then for this you will need to set the necessary mode in the network settings: only 3G (UMTS), only 4G (LTE) or 3G (UMTS). 4G (LTE). This allows you to test each of these modes and find the best one for a high-quality Internet connection.
In the picture, the connection settings are only for 3G network:
And here is the connection settings for only 4G network:
Next, in the program window, click "Connect"
The equipment indicator will light green or blue, depending on the model of the device and the type of network. Next, you can open any browser and search for the desired web page.
Using the device’s software, you can find out the balance of the personal account, the speed of receiving and transmitting data, and also control the consumption of Internet traffic (the functionality depends on the model).
Removing a USB modem
The equipment is removed, like other USB devices. they click on the triangle in the lower right corner of the taskbar. In the menu that opens, select the device icon. In the list, look for the name of the modem, click on it. A message appears stating that the device can be removed safely.
Connecting a modem is a simple procedure that does not require special knowledge in PC and network equipment. In most cases, the device works after installing the software without any problems.
If you need help connecting and configuring any modem, write in the comments!