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Quick Start Guide Vodafone Mobile Connect USB Stick K4201 I
Quick Start Guide
Vodafone Mobile
Connect USB Stick
K4201 I
Designed
by Vodafone
Welcome
to the world of mobile communications
1Welcome
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Set up your USB Stick
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Start the application
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Connect – Standard window
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SMS text messaging
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Phone Book
8Usage
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My Vodafone
10Help
10Webchat
11Setting
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Online update
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MicroSD card Lock / Unlock
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USB Stick LED lights
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Signal strength
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Hints and tips
16Glossary
Welcome
Your new Vodafone Mobile Connect USB Stick lets you connect
your computer to the internet over the Vodafone high-speed
mobile phone network.
Browse the web
You can now access the web and any other internet service
wherever there’s a mobile phone network.
Pick up emails
Keep up to date with your emails, wherever you are. You can
also access your personal email accounts – even web-based
accounts like Hotmail.
Send and receive SMS text messages
You can send and receive SMS text messages straight from your
computer. The SMS application provides an easy way to view
messages, write new ones, and manage contact details.
Use your USB stick as an external storage device.
You can use upto 32 GB MicroSD card with your USB stick. After
inserting MicroSD card you can use your USB stick as an external
storage device.
System requirements
To use this device and the Vodafone Mobile Connect software,
you need:
– A computer – running Microsoft® Windows® 8,
Windows 8.1, Windows RT, Windows® 7 (SP1
Recommended), Windows Vista™ (SP2 Recommended),or
Windows® XP (SP3 Recommended), or an Apple Mac
running OS® 10.8, 10.7, 10.6, 10.5(Intel)(all with latest
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updates), Linux Support - Ubuntu(32bit)12.10,12.04,11.10,
Fedora(32bit)17,16,15.
– At least 100 MB free disk space and 256 MB RAM.
– A USB socket.
Set up your
USB Stick
• Slide the back cover off the USB Stick, and insert your SIM
and Micro SD card as shown.
SIM card
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SD card
• Plug the USB Stick firmly into your computer’s USB port.
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On Microsoft Windows computers
The first time you plug your USB Stick into your computer, it
should be set up automatically. If for some reason setup does
not start, right-click on the CD drive (x) Vodafone K4201 I drive
in ‘My Computer’, (Start menu>Computer on Vista), select
‘Explore’ and double-click the file called Window > AutoRun.exe
on the USB Stick. Follow the on‑screen instructions.
Setting up your USB Stick may take a few minutes, but once
setup is complete, the Vodafone Mobile Connect application
should start automatically. If for some reason it does not start,
select Vodafone K4201 I from the Windows Start menu.
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Start the
application
On Mac OS X computers
The first time you plug in your USB Stick, it will show up on your
desktop as Vodafone K4201 I. Click Vodafone K4201 I -> Mac
->Vodafone K4201 I.mpkg to install the program.
Double-click the Vodafone K4201 I icon in your Applications
folder to start the application. The application will start, identify
your device, create the correct mobile connection settings
and select a mobile network. Once the application is ready to
connect, the Connect button will be enabled.
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Connect –
Standard
window
As a rule,
anywhere you
can make a call
on your mobile
phone, you
should be able
to open a mobile
connection.
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Connect/Disconnect
Connect to the internet to browse the web or use email.
2
Status
Check the status of the current connection.
3
Menu Bar
Select the function to be used from the menu bar.
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Help
View Help topics.
5
Webchat
Connect to Vodafone Webchat Support.
SMS Text
Messaging
Click SMS on the bar at the bottom of the Vodafone
Mobile Connect application to open the SMS
application.
To send an SMS
Click New at the left-hand end of the SMS toolbar to
create a new SMS text message.
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Address
Enter the recipients here, or choose them from
Contacts.
2
Message
Write your message here.
3
Send
Click on the Send button to send your message.
After your SMS has been sent, it will be stored in the
Sent Box.
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Receiving SMS
When you receive a new message, an SMS Notification is shown.
Phone Book
You can save your contacts in PC memory or SIM card.
The received message can also be read from the Inbox in the
main SMS window.
The SMS application
will receive text
messages whenever
you have mobile
network coverage and
are connected.
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Usage
1. You can check your upload or download data usage.
2. Data records can be checked.
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3. Data limit can be set.
Note:
Usage indication
–– The usage window only displays an indication of your
data usage. Please refer to your invoice for the actual
amount of data transferred or time connected.
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My Vodafone
Clicking on My Vodafone , will take you to My Vodafone web
page.
Help
1. Diagnostics - It gives network / hardware / operational
information.
2. User Manual - It displays the user manual.
3. Support - It gives all Vodafone care contact numbers and
email IDs.
Webchat
Click on webchat to get online support from Vodafone customer
service executive during scheduled working hours.
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Setting
Set your preference using in:
1. Connection Settings
2. Network Settings
3. Message Settings
4. Alert Settings
5. Security Settings
6. System Settings
7. Close Settings
8. Update Settings
Online
update
The Dialer software can be upgraded to the latest version by
going to Settings --> Update Settings.
MicroSD card
Lock / Unlock
Enterprise customers can disable MicroSD card usage on K4201 I
by setting a MicroSD card lock password.
Settings --> Security --> Micro SD card Disable .
MicroSD card usage can be enabled again with the same password.
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USB Stick
LED lights
The LED light on your USB Stick shows which kind of mobile
network has been found, and whether the USB Stick is
connected to that network.
Green blinking
Connected via 2G.
Green solid
A 2G network has been found – you can connect.
Blue blinking
Connected via 3G.
Blue solid
A 3G network has been found – you can connect.
Red solid
USB Stick has connected with your computer.
Signal strength
The strength of the mobile network signal is shown by the
symbol above the Connect button.
The more bars that are filled in, the better the signal quality.
At least one bar must be filled in order to connect.
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Hints and tips
If you don’t see your USB Stick in the list of devices
––Remove the USB Stick.
––Re-start your computer.
––Re-insert the USB Stick.
If no network can be found
––Change your physical location: in a building, move closer to a
window, move higher up, or go outside.
––(Windows) Open the Setting Menu, open the Networking
Settings, click ‘Manual’ in the ‘network selection’ group on
the Ribbon, and see if you can connect to one of the networks
listed.
––(Mac) Select ‘Connections’, open ‘Mobile Connections’, click
‘Select Networks’ and see if you can connect to one of the
networks listed.
––Contact Support, and check that data services and roaming are
enabled on your account.
If no connection can be opened
––Wait a few minutes and try to connect again. This is most often
a temporary problem, If the problem persists, please call
Support.
––Exit the application completely (Mac - quit), and then re‑start
it.
––Re-start your computer.
––(Windows) Open the Setting.
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––Select Network Setting. Select UMTS only, under “mode_
preference.
––(Mac)Open the Setting.
––Select Network Setting. Select UMTS only, under “mode_
preference.
––If you are using a VPN (Virtual Private Network), contact the
administrator of your VPN.
If you have problems when roaming
––Check if you can manually select a network, as described in
‘If no network can be found’ above, especially if the name of
the current network in the Mobile Connections module is not
Vodafone or a Partner Network.
––Contact Support, and check roaming is enabled for your
account.
For further help, please
call Support on 1800120-1111.
If the software does not install, or the install progress bar keeps
looping
––From the Windows Start menu, select Settings>Control
Panel>System>Hardware>Device Manager.
––Expand ‘Universal Serial Bus Controllers’.
––Right-click ‘USB Mass Storage Device’ and select ‘Uninstall’.
––If your devices are not reloaded, select ‘Scan for Hardware
changes’ from the ‘Action’ menu.
Check software update preferences
––Set your operating system and other programs to notify you of
software updates instead of downloading them automatically
– otherwise they may slow down your mobile connection, or
exceed your data usage limit.
If the connection keeps switching between GPRS and UMTS
––Select a different bearer, eg. ‘UMTS’, as described under
‘If no connection can be opened’ on the preceding page.
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Glossary
Bearer Communication method used for data transport over the mobile
network, eg. HSPA, etc.
Built-in data card Mobile data card built into notebook computer. Enables data
connections over the mobile phone network.
Data card/USB A device for your computer that you can use to open a data
stick connection over the mobile phone network.
EDGE An enhancement to the GPRS bearer offering higher speeds,
although not as fast as 3G .
GPRS The General Packet Radio Service is a bearer offering higher data
speeds than GSM, on which it is based.
GSM Global System for Mobile Communication.
Home network The network of the mobile operator who provided your SIM.
HSPA High-Speed Packet Access bearer, enhancing 3G, including both
HSUPA (Uplink) and HSDPA (Downlink).
HSUPA High-Speed Uplink Packet Access bearer.
3G The third-generation mobile phone service, as UMTS (Universal
Mobile Telecommunications System) is also known, is a bearer
providing higher data speeds.
3G The latest enhancement to the 3G bearer.
Roaming You can use your mobile device on any other mobile network
that has a roaming agreement with your operator, whether in
your country or abroad.
SIM Your Subscriber Identity Module is the postage-stamp-sized chip
that you will have received together with your mobile contract.
Your SIM has gold contacts on one side.
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© Vodafone 2013. Vodafone
and the Vodafone logos are
trade marks of the Vodafone
Group. Any product or
company names mentioned
herein may be the trade marks
of their respective owners.
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