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IPsignature on a Prepaid SIM using an Iridium handset

It is possible to run IPsignature on a Prepaid SIM using an Iridium handset. Below outlines the procedure on how to setup a model cinluding the dial up steps:

Note: you will need to ensure the PC has installed USB driver for the Iridium interface.

Please follow the below instructions to create a dial up connection using your Iridium phone - once created verify that you can create a data session

  1. In your PC, close all applications.
  2. Choose Start > Control Panel.
  3. Double click on Phone and Modem Options.
  4. Select the Modems tab and click Add.
  5. Check Don't detect my modem; I will select it from a list. Then, click Next >.
  6. From the Manufacturer list, highlight Standard Modem Types 7. In the right pane click Standard 19200bps Modem, and then click Next>.
  7. Click the Selected ports button. Click on an available COM Port (e.g., COM1). This is the port to which you will connect your Iridium device. Click Next >.
  8. Click Finish. Close all windows except Control Panel.
  9. From Control Panel Double Click Phone and Modem Options 11. Click Modems tab, then Properties, then Change Settings, then the Advanced tab.
  10. Add Initialization String: AT+CBST=71,0,1 and click OK.
  11. Modem addition and setup complete. Close the "Phone and Modem Options" window

For Dial UP:

  1. Choose Start > Control Panel Double Click on Network and Sharing Center.
  2. Click Set Up a Connection or Network (upper left).
  3. Choose Set Up a Dial Up Connection. Click Next>.
  4. In the Dial Up Phone Number field, type: 008816000025 5. Leave User Name and Password fields blank, In the Connection Name field create an appropriate name for the connection (e.g. Iridium Data).
  5. Click Connect then Skip and choose Set Up The Connection Anyway. Click Close.
  6. Return to the Network and Sharing Center and choose Manage Network Connections (upper left) to initiate call dialing

Once you have verified that you have a data session open IPsignature and change the connection options to Automatic, now try email transfer go. If successful then go back to your dial up connection and choose disconnect.

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