You just purchased new Android Tablet. and don’t know how to connect usb modem to android Tablet to access internet with it? Or having Tablet without inbuilt 3G sim connectivity and wanted to connect your Data card/ USB modem to it, if it is so then this is small guide to all of those who wanted to access internet via USB data card modem whether its 3G data card or any CDMA EVDO data card.
If you have purchased any Android Tablet which has no inbuilt 3G sim support. You can connect any 3G or CDMA USB modem/Data card with any sim with various operator like Tata photon, Reliance Netconnect, MTS, Airtel, Reliance, Tata Docomo or BSNL to that tablet with USB port to access high-speed internet.
Currently in market there are many Android Tablet available with USB port but with no 3G support sim. Tablet like HCL Me X-1, Aakash tablet or Ubislate7, iberry tablet, Acer iconia BSNL penta tablet or almost any Tablet which doesn’t have any inbuilt sim functionality, but USB port is available. Can be connected to any data card or USB modem to access internet with following procedure. Here is a list of USB modem Data card which are supported and can be connected to any Android tablet. Technically any USB modem can be connected to Android Tablet.
|Model No.||Make||Type Of Network|
|AC2737||ZTE||EVDO CDMA(Tata Photon, Reliance Netconnect)|
|AC2736||ZTE||EVDO CDMA(Tata Photon, Reliance Netconnect)|
|EC-150||Huawaie||EVDO CDMA(Tata Photon, Reliance Netconnect)|
|EC-152||Huawaie||EVDO CDMA(Tata Photon, Reliance Netconnect)|
|EC-156||Huawaie||EVDO CDMA(Tata Photon, Reliance Netconnect)|
|EC-1261||Huawaie||EVDO CDMA(Tata Photon, Reliance Netconnect)|
|EC-1262||Huawaie||EVDO CDMA(Tata Photon, Reliance Netconnect)|
|X230E||Alcatel One Touch||WCDMA/3G/EDGE(AIRTEL,VODAFONE,IDEA,BSNL,TATA DOCOMO)|
|EC1260||Huawaie||EVDO CDMA(Tata Photon, Reliance Netconnect)|
|AC2726||ZTE||EVDO CDMA(Tata Photon, Reliance Netconnect)|
You may also consider this tutorial which explain how to connect USB modem to Google Nexus 7 tablet or any Android tablet with PPP widget app.
Press the Menu Button on your Android tablet.
Select the “Settings” option from main menu: After select the “Wireless & Networks” option from first row. Make sure that Wi-fi is not connected if connected uncheck it. because wi-fi and 3G and internet dongle cannot be operated simultaneously. Now Connect your USB data card dongle to tablet using the USB port or USB dongle adapter. Enable 3G option by selecting the “3G” option from same menu. Wait for 1-2 min after which the signal strength will show up on the status bar on left side of the battery status indicator. If no signal bar appear on tablet even after 2-3 min then remove USB data card and check if sim is inserted properly then re insert it again. or try after sometime. Now Select “Mobile Networks” from menu. Now Select “Access Point Names” from menu. Make sure that “Data enabled” option is switched on. If not, switch it on by selecting the same. If you are using roaming sim then you also need to select and switch on the “Data roaming” option. After selection of “Access Point Names” option blank screen will be displayed like this. Now Press “Menu” button.. Now Select “New APN” option and insert your network provider given details same like GPRS setting. Given below of all operators setting.
Mobile Operator Name APN ( Access point} proxy port user name password Server mmsc MMS proxy MMS port MCC MNC Authentication type APN Type
Airtel (3G / 2G) Mobile office airtelgprs.com - Vodafone (3G/2G) vodafone internet www idea (3G/2G) internet internet Tata Docomo (3G/2G) Tata TATA.DOCOMO.INTERNET BSNL (3G/2G) Bsnl bsnlnet MTNL (3G/2G) MTNL gprsppsmum (mumbai)
contact customer care.
Aircel (3G/2G) Aircel GPRS aircelgprs Reliance (3G/2G) Rcomnet rcomnet or blank
Tata Photon, MTS, Reliance Netconnect users can use this settings: Create new profile and name it “Tata” or anything of your choice. in APN setting fill #777. In User name and password setting fill input setting provided by your operator. Leave everything blank in all other setting and connect it using that profile. MTS customers: User name: email@example.com. password: MTS Note: for all information related to MCC, MNC, Brand, Operator and Bands (MHz) of your mobile operator for any country check this link.