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How To Use Your Etisalat Nigeria Blackberry as a Modem

Below is a step by step guide as to using your Etisalat Nigeria blackberry as an internet modem to enable you browse on your personal computer.

Below are the steps to follow:

1. Download the blackberry desktop manager on your laptop
2. Connect the blackberry via a cable to the laptop
3. Select desktop manager, then click on tools and select internet settings
4. Choose profile name as Etisalat Nigeria
5. APN should be etisalat while username and password should be left blank
6. Click on connect to the internet and it will start browsing.

If you encounter any issues, please do not hesitate to drop a comment(s) in the comment box below.


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17 thoughts on “How To Use Your Etisalat Nigeria Blackberry as a Modem

  1. the network is not coming up once and connect my blackberry to my lapi it will tel me connection but the connection is not getting to the internet. Pls what should I do

    Posted by Osast | September 30, 2012, 1:43 pm
  2. I am using etisalat as modem is taking my airtime

    Posted by ayo | November 8, 2012, 12:55 am
  3. Sir,will you be charged from your airtime or data-plan.If airtime,what is the rate like?For data-plan,which is advisable,the limited or unlimited plan

    Posted by Temi | November 12, 2012, 7:54 am
  4. How can I get black berry desktop manager on my laptop?

    Posted by ebenezer | November 27, 2012, 12:06 pm
  5. Please could you advise on dataplans. I plan to use my BB as a mobile hotspot but I have no clue. Please help.
    Thank you. 🙂

    Posted by Mimi | December 30, 2012, 4:57 am
  6. Does it mean I can’t browse on my BiS plan?do I have to pay for another data plan?

    Posted by kelvin | January 17, 2013, 12:51 am
  7. its connecting but not browsing

    Posted by Anonymous | August 28, 2013, 12:10 pm
  8. I tried, all that…downloading the software, connecting 2 the bb 9900, but it failed to connect. I used the settings given that is etisalat profile name and blank fields for username and password; apn settings as etisalat. It still doesn’t work. What do I do?

    Posted by vaice | July 20, 2014, 1:30 pm
  9. It deduct credit

    Posted by siiiii | August 16, 2014, 8:33 am
  10. What’s the point? when all it does is eat your Credit!!!

    Posted by Zeathaminor | November 19, 2014, 3:47 pm
  11. When ever I try connecting it will connect and the open my browser. Then etisalat website will open and tell me that I should buy etisalat even when I have BIS

    Posted by osim | June 29, 2015, 2:39 pm
  12. Its not working with BIS….or does it work with BIS…please give me a guide

    Posted by Anonymous | July 14, 2015, 11:56 am

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