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Become your own IT person with the instructions in these Howcast videos, which tell you how to check your internet speed, find an IP address, use WAP, lock a wireless router, expand a wireless network, optimize your web connection, choose an IP range, and more.
You Will Need
- Mobile phone
- Internet service provider
Check your cell phone to make sure it supports internet access.
Contact an ISP
Contact an internet service provider, or ISP. Your mobile phone company may offer an internet plan, or you may need to go to a third-party provider to get the correct services added.
Set up account
Set up an account through your ISP for data access through your phone.
Open the browser
Locate and open the web browser on your phone.
Enter a web address to begin browsing. The phone uses WAP to send a request to the website's server, which identifies your phone and displays a page your phone can read.
Use WAP -- Wireless Application Protocol -- to browse the internet, check your e-mail, and download applications and ringtones.