Nokia 5230 - Access points

Create a new access point

Create a new access point

Select Menu > Settings and Connectivity > Destinations.

You may receive access point settings in a message from a service provider. Some or all access points may be preset for your device by your service provider, and you may not be able to change, create, edit, or remove them.

When you open one of the access point groups (qgn-prop-set-conn-dest-internet.jpg, qgn-prop-set-conn-dest-mms.jpg, qgn-prop-set-conn-dest-operator.jpg), you can see the access point types:

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indicates a protected access point

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indicates a packet data access point

To create a new access point, select qgn-prop-set-conn-dest-add.jpgAccess point.

The device asks to check for available connections. After the search, connections that are already available are shown and can be shared by a new access point.

If you skip this step, you are asked to select a connection method and to define the settings needed.

To edit the settings of an access point, open one of the access point groups, and select an access point. Follow the instructions from your service provider.

Connection name - Enter a name for the connection.

Data bearer - Select the data connection type.

Depending on the data connection you select, only certain setting fields are available. Fill in all fields marked with Must be defined or with a red *. Other fields can be left empty, unless your service provider has instructed otherwise.

To use a data connection, your service provider must support this feature, and if necessary, activate it for your SIM card.

Create access point groups

Create access point groups

Select Menu > Settings and Connectivity > Destinations.

Some applications allow you to use access point groups for network connections.

To avoid selecting a single access point every time the device makes a network connection, you can create a group that contains various access points to connect to that network and define the order in which the access points are used.

To create a new access point group, select Options > Manage > New destination.

To add access points to an access point group, select the group and Options > New access point. To copy an existing access point from another group, select the group, tap the relevant access point if it is not already highlighted, and select Options > Organise > Copy to other dest..

To change the priority of an access point within the group, select Options > Organise > Change priority.

Packet data access points

Packet data access points

Select Menu > Settings and Connectivity > Destinations > Access point, and follow the instructions on the screen.

To edit a packet data access point, open one of the access point groups, and select an access point marked with qgn-prop-wml-gprs.jpg.

Follow the instructions from your service provider.

Select from the following:

Access point name - You obtain the access point name from your service provider.

User name - The user name may be needed to make a data connection, and is usually provided by your service provider.

Prompt password - If you must enter the password every time you log in to a server, or if you do not want to save your password in the device, select Yes.

Password - A password may be needed to make a data connection and is usually provided by your service provider.

Authentication - Select Secure to always send your password encrypted or Normal to send your password encrypted when possible.

Homepage - Depending on the access point you are setting up, enter the web address or the address of the multimedia message centre.

Use access point - Select After confirmation if you want the device to ask for confirmation before the connection using this access point is created, or Automatically if you want the device to connect to the destination using this access point automatically.

Select Options > Advanced settings and from the following:

Network type - Select the internet protocol type to transfer data to and from your device. The other settings depend on the selected network type.

Phone IP address (for IPv4 only) - Enter the IP address of your device.

DNS addresses - Enter the IP addresses of the primary and secondary DNS servers, if required by your service provider. To obtain these addresses, contact your internet service provider.

Proxy server address - Enter the address of the proxy server. proxy settings

Proxy port number - Enter the port number of the proxy server.