1. Open the modem top cover 3. Connect the USB modem to your computer: • • • Lift to open the modem top cover to access the SIM slot: Skinny Dongle Quick Start Guide • • • 2. Insert your SIM card into the USB modem: • • The computer must be switched ON and operational Plug in the USB modem. The computer will start the Install Shield Wizard If the installation does not start automatically: Windows users: Browse My Computer > ZTEMODEM, double click Autorun.exe to start the installation manually. MAC users: Double click the ZTEMODEM icon on the desktop. Follow the installation prompts to complete the installation The Connection Manager software will start automatically and continue installing. 4. Installation details Screen shots are shown for Windows 7. Other systems will follow a similar but not necessarily identical process. Installation continued… Click ‘Next’ to accept the default location or press ‘Change’ to specify your own path. The installation takes a few minutes to complete… Installation continued… Press ‘Finish’ to complete The drivers continue Place the SIM card with the gold contacts facing down as shown. Skinny Dongle 1st Edition © ZTE March 2012 Slide the SIM card fully into the slot as shown. Optional: Insert a microSD card if you want to use for external storage. to install for a few minutes… Click ‘Next’ to continue 5. Connection Manager - Press Connect to get on line… LED indicator Modem Status Red Offline. Not registered on the network Green solid Registered on the 2G network Green blinking Active data transfer on the 2G network Check your SIM card is working in another device – eg Eject for MAC OS. 3. Insert a known working SIM card into your modem 4. Confirm your account is active by contacting your service Active data transfer on the 3G network 8. Uninstall the modem software Open the top cover to access the microSD™ slot Check the correct orientation and carefully insert the The microSD™ card will appear as an external drive on your computer mobile phone If you remove the device while the Connection Manager is still Blue blinking microSD™ card • Install and test the modem in another computer 2. active it may corrupt the local Phonebook file. storage device. • 1. Connection Manager and use Safely Remove Hardware or Registered on the 3G network Insert a microSD™ memory card up to 32GB to use as a mass 9. Troubleshooting tips – In the event of issues: To remove the modem from your computer please close the Blue solid 6. Using the modem as a mass storage device • 7. Safe removal of the modem from your computer Windows: Start > Programs > Connection Manager > Uninstall provider 5. Uninstall the modem and re-install using Windows ‘Safe Mode’ – consult a PC technician for help if required (PC MAC OS X: Applications > Uninstall Connection Manager only) 6. With the modem inserted check Device Manager to make sure the drivers are installed. See zte.co.nz for more help.