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Have HTC hero, it will no longer connect to data/internet, I tried disconnecting and reconnecting thru the options, but it still will not pull up web page on browser or weather for that matter on front page screen.

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It sounds like you have turned off the Mobile network option (that is the data option for Sprint, other carriers might be different).

Try this, add a widget to your screen that will turn on the data connection:

-long press on the home screen > Widget > Settings > Mobile network

This will place a widget that will allow you to turn on and off the mobile network. Make sure it is on and then try your connections again.

Good luck.

Posted on Oct 26, 2010

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  2. Hold the Volume Down button
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Before you run the ROM Update Utility (RUU), make sure you have done the following:

  • Backed up the data on your device.
  • Standby or hibernation mode of your PC has been disabled.
  • Close all running applications on the PC.
  • Set aside approximately 25 minutes to allow the device to update.
  • Charged the battery to at least 30%.
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  4. Run the Hero 2.1 MR Upgrade RUU file.

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Hi,

 

Connect your phone to your laptop USB with th data cable. You will get a window with three options. Among the three options, select the option called "Mobile network sharing".

 

If its still not working,  install HTC sync software from below link

http://www.htc.com/www/supportdownloadlist.aspx?p_id=283&act=sd&cat=all

 

and try again.

 

Hope this helps

 

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  3. Click Menu and select New APN
  4. All you need to add for most networks is just the APN setting which can be obtained from your simcards network provider
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In order to use this functionality, the HTC Sync software must be installed onto the PC first (http://blog.brightpointuk.co.uk/synchronise-htc-hero-microsoft-outlook).
The HTC Sync installer is included on the SD card that comes in the Hero sales package, or alternatively is available for download from our FTP site:
ftp://ftpaccess:Brightpoint1@ftp.brightpointuk.co.uk/Technical%20Support...
You can download the software to your PC, or insert the microSD card into a suitable reader to access the software.
Once installed, on the Hero device browse to Settings --> Wireless Controls and enable the option to enable Mobile Network Sharing. Now connect the Hero to the PC via the supplied USB cable. Windows will detect the new hardware automatically and install an "HTC Remote NDIS Network Adapter": Provided that your Hero has a cellular data connection, you will now be able to use that connection from your PC.

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