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    Default Use Samsung Galaxy Ace to connect to Internet through PC

    How can I use Samsung Galaxy Ace to connect to Internet through PC? I have a Dataone Broadband connection.

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    Default Re: Use Samsung Galaxy Ace to connect to Internet through PC

    You'll need a wireless router for that...

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    Default Re: Use Samsung Galaxy Ace to connect to Internet through PC

    1. How can I use it on Dataone Broadband ADSL connection ?

    2. How much will this cost ? A cheap one will do.

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    Default Re: Use Samsung Galaxy Ace to connect to Internet through PC

    What type of modem do you have ? If you have taken the modem from BSNL, then it should be either of type1, type2, type 3 or type 4 out of which type2 & type 4 has Wifi. (see if your modem has an antenna in the back)

    Else you can get a cheap router for about 1.5k

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    Default Re: Use Samsung Galaxy Ace to connect to Internet through PC

    Quote Originally Posted by Charley View Post
    1. How can I use it on Dataone Broadband ADSL connection ?

    2. How much will this cost ? A cheap one will do.
    You can get a cheap Belkin wireless router for around 1.2k in local shops. On ebay, it is available for Rs 1065 with free shipping -- eBay India: Belkin G Wireless Broadband Router - 54Mbps - 5Yrs Wty (item 150559788086 end time 09-Mar-2011 15:18:13 IST)

    It is relatively easy to set up a router. I use a wired Reliance broadband connection. A year ago, I got a router so that I could share internet another laptop and an iphone.

    Google it... You will find all the tips you need...

    Cheers!

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    Default Re: Use Samsung Galaxy Ace to connect to Internet through PC

    Quote Originally Posted by pauldmps View Post
    What type of modem do you have ?
    Please see the screenshot. It doesn't have an antenna






    What do you suggest ?

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    Quote Originally Posted by Amalek View Post
    It is relatively easy to set up a router. I use a wired Reliance broadband connection. A year ago, I got a router so that I could share internet another laptop and an iphone.
    My PC doesn't have a WIFI adapter. Should I buy that in addition to the Wireless Router ?

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    Default Re: Use Samsung Galaxy Ace to connect to Internet through PC

    ^^ You just need a wireless router. You can connect your PC via Ethernet (as it is now connected). No need for a Wifi adapter.

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    Default Re: Use Samsung Galaxy Ace to connect to Internet through PC

    1. Can I use a wireless modem instead of adding the wireless router with the exisiting wired modem, so that I can use the Dataone wired broadband as well as mobile WIFI at the same time ? [Kindly note I don't have a WIFI adpater in my PC]

    2. If yes, is it better to buy the wireless modem from BNSL or a 3rd party ?

    3. What did you mean by Type1, Type2, Type3, Type4 ? Please explain.
    Last edited by Charley; 28-02-2011 at 04:33 PM.

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    There are two things which you can do.

    1) Get a Wifi router and use your ADSL modem with it. The Ethernet cable from your ADSL modem goes into the Wifi router which shares the internet through Wifi. Wifi routers also have LAN ports so you can connect your PC through LAN too.
    Spoiler:

    [You used two devices here]

    2) Get a Wifi router with built-in ADSL modem and ditch your current ADSL modem. Telephone line goes in your Wifi + ADSL router, Wifi network is created and once again connect your PC with LAN.

    [You used a single device here and this is what I will suggest to avoid hassle]

    I will not suggest to go for a Wifi + ADSL modem from BSNL. They are subpar in performance.

    Linksys WRT54G2 - only Wifi router with 4 LAN ports. It will cost you 1.5k
    Linksys WAG54G2 - Wifi + ADSL router with 4 LAN ports. It will cost you 2k [I use this at home]

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    Default Re: Use Samsung Galaxy Ace to connect to Internet through PC

    3. Those are just types of modems (+router) supplied by BSNL.

    Type 1 - 1 Ethernet port + 1 USB port + no Wifi

    Type 2 - 1 Ethernet port + 1 USB port + Wifi

    Type 3 - 4 Ethernet ports + no USB ports + no Wifi

    Type 4 - 4 Ethernet ports + no USB port + Wifi

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