Installation Instructions: Mac OS X (Snow Leopard) with Novatel Wireless Drivers for EVDO modems-3.0.13
|The following describes how to connect to the Internet using a Novatel Wireless 3G modem and an Apple® computer running: Macintosh OS X v10.6
These drivers are applicable to Mac OS X 10.4.1 and greater, but setup is different. Instructions for Leopard and Tiger computers are covered in another document.
Before you can connect to service provider with a Novatel Wireless modem, you will need the following:
1. Power on your Apple®::computer.
2. Close all open files / applications because you will need to reset your computer to complete installation.
4. Unzip the file and run the installer package - 3G_Drivers_v3.0.13.pkg.
5. Installation Steps
In this section, you will configure the modem network connection settings.
1. Make sure the card is completely inserted.
2. Select System Preferences from the Apple () menu.
5. Now create a configuration.
6. In the Network window, select Advanced to configure Modem to connect to network
Open Network Preferences and select Novatel Wireless device, configuration and click Connect.
Once you are connected to the Internet, you can use any Internet application, such as Safari, Firefox, Mail, and iChat, to surf the Internet, check email, and connect using VPN, etc.
To disconnect from the Internet, click the Disconnect button in the Network Preferences.
To remove Novatel Wireless Modem files from your machine, delete the following files (requires Administrator permissions):
Display WWAN icon in menu bar is not functional in Snow Leopard 10.6
After Installation the Novatel Wireless Device is not detected
After installation the Novatel Wireless Device shows in Network window but will not connect.Solution
Unable to use multiple Novatel Wireless devices in the same computer.
When multiple technologies or carrier devices are plugged in on the same system, multiple profiles are created by the system. The profiles are not locked to a specific device. When user plugs in one of the devices in the future, it is possible that wrong Network profile gets selected and the connection fails.