Nokia D211 User Manual

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    User’s Guide Issue 2...

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    Nokia reserves the right to revise this document or withdraw it at any time without prior notice.

  • Page 3: For Your Safety

    Backup copies Remember to make backup copies of all important data. Connecting to other devices When connecting to any other device, read its user's guide for detailed safety instructions. Do not connect incompatible products. © Nokia Corporation 2004. All rights reserved.

  • Page 4: Network Services

    Network Services, you must subscribe to them through your service provider and obtain instructions for their use from your service provider. Note: Some GSM networks may not support all language-dependent characters and/or services. © Nokia Corporation 2004. All rights reserved.

  • Page 5: Table Of Contents

    Installation Installing the Nokia D211 software ......15 Uninstalling the Nokia D211 software ..... . . 17 Getting started Connecting to a network .

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    Hardware ..........54 Care and maintenance Important safety information Glossary Index © Nokia Corporation 2004. All rights reserved.

  • Page 7: Introduction

    The Nokia D211 operates on the GSM 900/1800 networks and IEEE 802.11b- compliant WLANs. It plugs into compatible portable computers or other devices with a type II or III PC card slot. The Nokia D211 is equipped with an integrated smart card reader: Wired Equivalent Privacy (WEP) keys and personal network profiles that make moving between networks easy, can be stored on a SIM card.

  • Page 8: Data And Fax Communication, About Data Transmission

    Introduction Data and fax communication The Nokia D211 provides the functionality of a wireless modem. In order to be able to connect to a remote computer, to send and receive files, e-mail and faxes, and to access the Internet, you need to take the following points into account: •...

  • Page 9: General Packet Radio Service (gprs)

    GPRS are SMS messaging and GPRS dial-up (for example, the Internet and e-mail). Before you can use GPRS technology: You need to subscribe to GPRS service. • For availability and subscription to GPRS service, contact your service provider or network operator. © Nokia Corporation 2004. All rights reserved.

  • Page 10: High Speed Circuit Switched Data (hscsd), Wireless Local Area Network (wlan)

    See “Messages” on page 36 for configuring text message settings. See also “Creating new profiles” on page 26 and “Data and fax communication” on page 8. Please refer to the Data Security document found on the Nokia D211 CD-ROM for information on security issues. Pricing for GPRS and applications Both the active GPRS connection and the applications used over GPRS, for example sending and receiving data and text messages, are priced.

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    The Nokia D211 enables different types of communication in a WLAN. There are two operating modes to choose from: infrastructure and ad hoc.

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    Note: The actual invoice for services from your service provider may vary, depending upon network features, rounding-off for billing, taxes and so forth. © Nokia Corporation 2004. All rights reserved.

  • Page 13: Antennas

    GPRS and WLAN. VPN is recommended for more secure network access. The Nokia D211 is equipped with an integrated smart card reader. SIM cards and smart card readers provide a tool for managing secure user authentication in a WLAN.

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    WLAN access point and placed in an open area. Do not cover the antenna. Use only the supplied antenna. Unauthorised antennas, modifications, or attachments could damage the radio card and may violate regulations governing radio devices. © Nokia Corporation 2004. All rights reserved.

  • Page 15: Installation, Installing The Nokia D211 Software

    3 The main screen of the CD-ROM opens. Click Install to start the installation. 4 The Welcome page of the installation wizard opens. Click Next to continue. 5 Read through and accept the Nokia license agreement. If you do not accept the license agreement, you cannot use the software and the installation procedure stops.

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    Nokia D211. To install the driver, select Custom as the installation type (see step 7 above) and select the PC/SC smart card driver component.

  • Page 17: Uninstalling The Nokia D211 Software

    Modify – You can install new components or remove existing ones. Update – You can update the installed components and network profiles. Uninstall – You can remove the Nokia D211 program files and drivers from your computer. When you have selected the option, click Next.

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    4 Check the uninstallation settings. To accept them, click Next. To change the settings, click Back, make the changes, and then click Next. 5 The uninstallation starts. The Completion page informs you when the uninstallation is completed. Click Finish. © Nokia Corporation 2004. All rights reserved.

  • Page 19: Getting Started, Connecting To A Network

    To create a network connection: 1 Slide the SIM card into the smart card slot of the Nokia D211. Make sure that the metal contacts of the SIM card are facing down and that the bevelled corner is on the right. Note that the radio card does not support 5 Volt SIM cards.

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    GPRS – You can establish a GPRS connection and send packet data. You need to subscribe to the GPRS service. OFF – Disconnects the radio card from the network and turns off all radios. 7 Click OK to establish a network connection. © Nokia Corporation 2004. All rights reserved.

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    Tip: You can access the Select Connection dialog box also by right-clicking the Nokia D211 icon on the taskbar, or by opening the Profiles page of the Manager window and clicking Select. If the taskbar icon is not visible, see page 33 for more information.

  • Page 22: Ending Network Connections, Removing The Radio Card

    Removing the radio card You should always stop the radio card before removing it from the PC card slot of your computer. To stop the card, right-click the Nokia D211 icon on the taskbar © Nokia Corporation 2004. All rights reserved.

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    PC card is inserted into the computer. If you insert another PC card into your computer, make sure that you first stop the Nokia D211 and remove it from the PC card slot. Otherwise you may lose the network connection, which may result in loss of data.

  • Page 24: Nokia D211 Features, Manager And Monitor Window

    The user interface of the Nokia D211 consists of the Monitor window and the Manager window. The Manager window is the main user interface of the Nokia D211. You can access the Manager window by right-clicking the Nokia D211 icon on the taskbar and by selecting Manager window from the shortcut menu.If the taskbar icon is not...

  • Page 25: Profiles

    WLAN connection quality, and data flow. Figure 7 - Monitor window To open the Monitor window, right-click the Nokia D211 icon on the taskbar and select Monitor window. If the taskbar icon is not visible, see page 33 for more information.

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    Tip: You can access the Select Connection dialog box also by right-clicking the Nokia D211 icon on the taskbar. If the taskbar icon is not visible, see page 33 for more information. Tip: You can manage network connections also by using the Nokia D211 icon on the taskbar.

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    Dial-up connection – Select a dial-up connection from the list or create a new dial-up connection. Dial-up networking connects you to remote networks using your radio card as a modem or ISDN adapter. To continue, click Next. © Nokia Corporation 2004. All rights reserved.

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    There are a number of advanced WLAN settings (fragmentation threshold, listen interval, RTS threshold, security policy, etc.), which are configured automatically. Select this check box and click Advanced if you want to specify a new value manually. © Nokia Corporation 2004. All rights reserved.

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    You can, however, also select a particular channel yourself: select Channel from the list of properties, clear the Automatic check box and select a channel from the list. Make sure that the Nokia D211 and the WLAN access point are using the same channel.

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    GSM high-speed data services may cost more than normal GSM data services. Contact your service provider for more information. Remember to select the Nokia D211 as the modem in each data and fax communications application. Note that the modem settings have to be separately changed in each application.

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    Select this if you want the network to select a GPRS access point for you. The network will connect you to an available GPRS access point automatically if this feature is supported by the network. © Nokia Corporation 2004. All rights reserved.

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    (GSM connection) or send packet data (GPRS connection). 3 Click Send to send the text message. Note: A profile may be made up of several text messages. Therefore, sending one profile may cost more than sending one text message. © Nokia Corporation 2004. All rights reserved.

  • Page 33: Settings

    Show icon on taskbar If you select Show icon on taskbar, a small Nokia D211 icon will be displayed on the taskbar whenever the radio card is inserted. If you clear this check box, you can access the user interface of the Nokia D211 from the Start menu (Start, Programs, Nokia, Nokia D211).

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    To access these settings, select the Settings page and GSM tab. Click Advanced Settings. Call Divert Call diverting is a network service that allows you to direct incoming voice, data and fax calls to, for example, your voice mailbox number. © Nokia Corporation 2004. All rights reserved.

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    Deactivate. Note: Make sure you have either the GSM or GPRS connection type selected when setting call barring options or checking the status. When connected to WLAN, you cannot configure these settings. © Nokia Corporation 2004. All rights reserved.

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    Nokia D211 features Messages With the Nokia D211 you can send and receive text and picture messages. See “Nokia Short Messaging” on page 46 for more information. Any changes that you make to message settings affect the way in which your messages are sent and received.

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    Since a radio card has no direct wire connection of its own, it uses power from the host computer. The Nokia D211 is equipped with a power saving option that allows you to control the power consumption of your computer: you can prolong the life of the battery when needed.

  • Page 38: Tools

    It protects your SIM card against unauthorized use. If you set the PIN code request on, you are asked for the PIN code when you start the Nokia D211 program or insert the radio card, provided that you have inserted a SIM card into the radio card.

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    WLAN. Personal keys are usually created by the system administrator, who can store them on SIM cards and then distribute them to the users. Personal keys can also be saved to a file. Since personal keys are not network specific, they cannot be © Nokia Corporation 2004. All rights reserved.

  • Page 40: Administrator

    Viewing WLAN statistics On the Statistics tab you can view detailed information on the connection between the Nokia D211and the WLAN access point to which you are linked. Both graphical and numeric statistics are given for the following properties: connection quality, received signal strength (RSSI), noise floor, signal to noise ratio (SNR), Tx retry rate, and data flow.

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    Include smart card driver – If you want other applications to be able to use the smart card reader of the Nokia D211, you need to install a PC/SC (Personal Computer Smart Card) compliant smart card driver. When this option is selected, the smart card reader can be used with other applications besides the Nokia D211, and with special types of smart cards.

  • Page 42: Wep Security

    WEP security To increase the security of communication over the wireless local area network, the Nokia D211 offers the Wired Equivalent Privacy (WEP) security feature. WEP uses the RC4 algorithm with an up to 152-bit key. The algorithm provides for security via two methods: authentication and encryption.

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    5 alphanumeric characters or 10 hexadecimal characters. The Nokia D211 supports three key lengths: 40 (40+24), 128 (104+24), and 152 (128+24) bits. The 40-bit key is Wi-Fi (Wireless Fidelity) compatible. There are two types of WEP keys: shared keys and personal keys.

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    3 Select the type of key you want to create: station-specific or user-specific. If you choose a station-specific key, the MAC address of the radio card is used for identifying the user. If you choose a user-specific key, you can choose the identifier yourself. © Nokia Corporation 2004. All rights reserved.

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    2 The Edit Profile dialog box opens. Select WLAN and General tab. 3 Select the Use WEP security check box and click WEP Keys. 4 Select the Use a personal WEP key check box and select a key from the list. 5 Click OK. © Nokia Corporation 2004. All rights reserved.

  • Page 46: Nokia Short Messaging

    Note: You cannot send or receive messages when connected to a WLAN. Tip: You can access the Nokia Short Messaging application by right-clicking the Nokia D211 icon on the taskbar and by selecting SMS application from the shortcut menu. If the taskbar icon is not visible, see page 33 for more information.

  • Page 47: Text Messages

    You can select the Send long messages option on the Settings page of the Nokia D211. See “Configuring message settings” on page 48 for more information.

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    List button you can delete the whole list of reports. Configuring message settings 1 On the Tools menu, click Nokia D211. The Manager window of the Nokia D211 opens. 2 Go to the Settings page and select the GSM tab. Click Advanced Settings.

  • Page 49: Picture Messages

    Number box and click the arrow button. Note that you can send the message to several recipients. When you have selected the recipients, click OK. 6 To send the message, click on the toolbar. © Nokia Corporation 2004. All rights reserved.

  • Page 50: Contacts

    2 Select the picture you want to remove and click on the toolbar. 3 Click Close to close the Picture Library dialog box. Contacts Contacts are names and phone numbers that have been saved in the SIM card’s memory. © Nokia Corporation 2004. All rights reserved.

  • Page 51: Chat

    Chat The chat function allows you to have a conversation with another person using text messages. The other party must have either the Nokia D211 or a mobile phone with the SMS capability. Make sure you have either a GSM or GPRS connection type selected. You cannot send or receive messages when connected to WLAN.

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    You can save the chat conversation to a text file. Click on the toolbar to save the file. You can also attach pictures to your chat messages. See “Picture messages” on page 49 for more information on how to handle pictures in messages. © Nokia Corporation 2004. All rights reserved.

  • Page 53: Troubleshooting, Installation

    Some CD-ROM drives cannot be opened when installing software from them. If you think that you might need the operating system files during the installation, it is advisable that you first copy the Nokia D211 installation files to the hard drive of your compatible PC and install the program from there.

  • Page 54: Network, Resources, Hardware

    Check that the operating environment does not cause damage or interference to the radio card. Detailed information on the operating environment can be found in the chapter “About data transmission” on page 8. © Nokia Corporation 2004. All rights reserved.

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    The radio card does not work in another PC card slot, but works in another computer. Try to insert another PC card in the slot to determine if there is a compatibility problem between the Nokia D211 and the PC card slot, or if there is a general fault with the slot.

  • Page 56: Care And Maintenance

    All of the above suggestions apply equally to your radio card or any accessory. If any of them is not working properly, take it to your nearest qualified service facility. The personnel there will assist you and, if necessary, arrange for service. © Nokia Corporation 2004. All rights reserved.

  • Page 57: Important Safety Information, Traffic Safety, Operating Environment

    Other medical devices Operation of any radio transmitting equipment, including radio cards, may interfere with the functionality of inadequately protected medical devices. Consult a physician or the manufacturer of the medical device to determine if © Nokia Corporation 2004. All rights reserved.

  • Page 58: Potentially Explosive Atmospheres

    Failure to observe these instructions may lead to suspension or denial of telephone services to the offender, or legal action or both. © Nokia Corporation 2004. All rights reserved.

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    As with any other radio transmitting device, do not touch the antenna unnecessarily when the product is on. Contact with the antenna affects connection quality and may cause the radio card to operate at a higher power level than otherwise needed. © Nokia Corporation 2004. All rights reserved.

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    Ad hoc One of the two WLAN operating modes that can be selected when using the Nokia D211. With this configuration option, users can set up a wireless local area network where wireless stations can send and receive data directly with each other without WLAN access points.

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    9.6 or 14.4 kilobits per second. Infrastructure One of the two WLAN operating modes that can be selected when using the Nokia D211. With this configuration option users can set up a wireless local area network where wireless stations communicate with wired and wireless stations through a WLAN access point.

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    Wireless Local Area Network. A local area network in which radio links are used to connect devices instead of physical cables. WLAN access point Physical device that connects wired and wireless networks together. © Nokia Corporation 2004. All rights reserved.

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    ........... 20 Easy connection profile........ 25 selecting ..........26 editing contacts............50 contacts..........51 creating........... 51 GPRS settings........31 deleting........... 51 GSM settings ......30, 34–37 editing ............. 51 personal WEP keys ....... 44 © Nokia Corporation 2004. All rights reserved.

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    ............4 hardware, troubleshooting ......54 troubleshooting ........54 High Speed Circuit Switched Data (HSCSD). network connection ending ............. 22 history .............. 39 establishing ........19–21 HSCSD .............. 10 establishing automatically ....33 © Nokia Corporation 2004. All rights reserved.

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    47 selecting ..........26 settings sending as text message..... 32 chat............51 Profiles page ..........25–32 general ............ 33 PUK code............38 GPRS............31 GSM ..........34–37 GSM, advanced ......34–37 © Nokia Corporation 2004. All rights reserved.

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    32 settings ..........36, 48 See also messages Tools page..........38–40 traffic ............... 39 transmitting data ..........8 troubleshooting ..........54 hardware ..........54 installation..........53 network........... 54 resources..........54 uninstalling............. 17 © Nokia Corporation 2004. All rights reserved.

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    Neither is Nokia in any event liable for any direct damage, oxidation, unauthorized modifications or connections, costs or expenses, if the Customer is a legal person.

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