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Can the Axim connect to a mobile phone thorugh the IR sensor to connect to the Internet. If not what would be the recommended way to connect through a mobile.(

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Re: Can the Axim connect to a mobile phone thorugh the IR...

I can connect my Axim X5 to the Internet using my mobile phone via infrared without a problem. You need to create a new dial-up connection using "Generic Infrared" modem in the setup. The number to be dialled is a function of your mobile phone. On my Nokia 6230i the "number" is *99# for creating a GPRS connection. Your mobile phone has to be correctly set up for Internet access and obviously you have to have a data plan.

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I need usb driver in linux for my mobile samsung sgh x820


hi...

many mobile phone companies dont provide drivers for linux.

But there is a software i would personaly recommend to you. Actually its not a software, its a shell script.
Name of software is "Sakis3g". It can connect to mobile phones and other mobile devices which can be detected by linux kernel. You can use IR, Bluetooth, even USB cable to connect to your device.

You can use this software for the following

connect to mobile devices by IR, bluetooth, USB Cable
  1. Send and receive files between computer and device

  2. Access Internet from Device by Dial Up Networking

  3. Browse files on Mobile device

  4. Mount the mobile device on a user specified mount point or communication port.
    usually it mounts connected mobile device to /dev/rfcomm0. Through this port, you can communicate with the device .
Connect to USB Modem (Like Reliance DataConnect, TATA Photon, IDEA Netsetter etc.)


  1. ability to connect to any locked/unlocked USB internet Modems (Zero Devices)

  2. fully automated connection setup. No manual input is needed except to specify connection name.






You can find more details and download Sakis3g from this address
http://www.linuxconfig.org/mobile-broadband-connection-and-sakis3g





hope this will help you to solve your issue.



Dec 12, 2010 | Samsung SGH-X820 Phone

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Can i make my axim x51 a smartphone.


Unfortunately............no. Too many differences in hardware. There ARE however, there are ways to make it web accessable using bluetooth through a cell phone. Very doable and worth doing with any of the Dell x5x series PDAs. Can be done, I've just never gone that far to find out how.Check out Mobilitysite and HTCGeeks for a wealth of info on anything Dell Axim (other mobile stuff too!).

Feb 14, 2010 | Dell Axim X51v Pocket PC

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No wifi, how do i get on internet


This model of the Axim X30 does not have built in wi-fi capability. You need to purchase a 802.11 b/g Wireless SDIO card.

IMPORTANT: DO NOT INSERT SDIO CARD INTO AXIM X30 BEFORE INSTALLING DRIVERS.

1. Connect the Axim X30 to your computer.
2. Establish a connection between the two devices using Active-Sync.
3. Insert CR-ROM which ships with the SDIO card in your computer.
4. Follow instructions for installing Driver an Utility.
5. Install SDIO card into the SD slot on the Axim X30.

May 16, 2009 | Dell Axim X30 Pocket PC

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Have a dell axim x5 . how do you transfer files from the pc to ax


For exact to the point instructions we need specifics about what you want to do and with what but here goes...

Can't really help with the connect to the internet without more info than you provided. You need a wireless card, access to a wireless system and the drivers for the card. Even then it is not always consistant.

First I'm assuming you know that you need and have installed Activesync on the computer.

To transfer files to the Axim you simply drop them in the mobile my documents folder that is installed on the desktop when sync files is selected in Activesync. If you don't have it, open Activesync and select" options", check the "files" box. A desktop icon will be added.

If you mean install program files... most of the time you install on the desktop and it adds files to the x5 when you sync.

Sometimes you may need to transfer CAB files to the x5. In that case you will drag and drop the file on your x5 in my computer or on the icon on the desktop just like any other file move to another location

If your trying to sync with the wireless card, I am not familier with the method but in order to get the card to work it needs drivers that must be installed from the computer and through Activesync by wired connection first

May 03, 2009 | Dell Axim X5 Pocket PC

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Want to connect to internet through a desktop with my dell axim


u hav to download da internet server software to pc............. thn u hav to do some settings............

Mar 04, 2009 | Dell Axim X5 Pocket PC

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I want to connect to my wireless Internet connection


If everything is working as it should. All you have to do is turn onyour Wi-Fi. You will then see a popup asking you if you would like toconnect.

You may need to add a compact flash wireless card:
  • http://wifi.aximsite.com/wifi-faq.html#_51-card
  • http://www.amazon.com/SPECTEC-Wireless-Networking-Connection-Notebooks/dp/B000BD9PBQ
You'll find a comprehensive axim wifi guide here: http://wifi.aximsite.com/

Oct 28, 2008 | Dell Axim X30 Pocket PC

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Wireless connection problem


Your buggered lol got same problem :( Ive looked into it got latest drivers and its netgears fault. Apprently you require their adapter for laptops etc exepct laptops connect because i dunno, but pda devices wont? Yeah i dunno its odd :S Im temp switching from wpa to wep for my pda that works :D

Sep 21, 2007 | Dell Axim X50 Pocket PC

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Cant save images in internet explorer


There is another browser out, I think it is called ftxPBrowser. It does tabbed browsing and you can save images. hope that will work.

Sep 19, 2005 | Dell Axim X50v Pocket PC

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Connectivity/activesync and network issues


When using wireless lan with PPC, there are some experience shere with you. 1. You must do an "Reset" after the first time of installing wireless driver into your DELL AXIM. Otherwise, the driver would not work. 2. Microsoft Pocket PC 2002 only can allow one source to access the internet. It can't access internet via the USB and wireless at the same time. Thus, it is more batter way to leave your AXIM alone instead of insert on cradle when you try to access internet via wireless lan. 3. Some of the wireless's CE driver are based on StrongArm, 206MHz, not PXA250, 400MHz. It will got problem when the wireless try to initiate the link between base station and PPC. Try the following step: (i) Make sure you have been install the wireless driver. (ii) Remove your wireless from CF slot. (iii) start->setting->power->processor select "PowerSave" mode and apply it. (iv) Plug wireless into CF slot (v) If you can get an dynamic IP or access internet, you can repet step 3, but select "Auto" mode. Hoping these information can solve your problem.

Sep 19, 2005 | Dell Axim X5 Pocket PC

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