If you later want to start using connection types other than the one you selected the first time
you started using Nokia PC Suite, you can do this in the Get Connected wizard. You can
start the wizard from the Get Connected button at the bottom of the Nokia PC Suite main
Note: Some phone models (for example, Nokia Communicators) have an optional
security setting called autolock period, which determines a time-out period after which
the device will be locked if it is in standby mode. Before you can establish a connection
between your phone and Nokia PC Suite you need to open a locked device by entering a
You can see the connection status between your phone and the PC at the bottom of the
Nokia PC Suite main window:
Connected but the phone is in an incorrect USB mode for PC Suite
If your phone gets disconnected, you can reconnect it to the PC in the Get Connected
wizard. You can start the wizard from the Get Connected button at the bottom of the Nokia
PC Suite main window.
3.2 Connecting your phone to a PC via cable
1. In Get Connected, select Cable connection as the connection type.
2. Connect the cable to the PC when Get Connected prompts you to do so, and then
connect the other end of the cable to the phone.
3. The first time you use a cable connection you have to wait until Get Connected
finishes installing the required drivers.
Note: When you connect your phone to the PC via USB cable, make sure you have the
default or the PC Suite mode selected in your phone if you want to use Nokia PC Suite
with your phone.
Note: For a CA-42 cable the COM port is normally selected automatically. If not, you can
configure it manually. The CA-42 cable is connected to the USB connector of your PC
and Windows recognizes it as USB. However, in Nokia Connection Manager you have to
select the Serial cable connection type and click Configure... to set the COM port. You
only need to make this configuration once, before you use the connection for the first
Bluetooth wireless technology connects your phone wirelessly to
your PC within a short range. The phone and the PC must be within
a 10-metre (about 30 feet) radius of each other.