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K41 Setting Up the Iridium WIFI AxcessPoint

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Use these instructions for setting up the Iridium WIFI AxcessPoint on your laptop or smartphone. 

 

Set-Up Instructions

If you have not already registered, register now.

If you have registered, your username and password has been sent to the email address that you provided when you registered.

To configure your device, see instructions below. Download the full user manual for complete usage and instructions including set-up and use of Iridium AxcessPoint and Iridium AxcessPoint Mail & Web.

 
BlackBerry
 
 

  1. Connect your Iridium AxcessPoint to your Iridium satellite phone with the provided USB cable. 
  2. Turn on both devices in an open, outdoor area and wait for all three lights on the Iridium AxcessPoint to turn green. 
  3. Go to Blackberry menu.
  4. Select Manage Connections.
  5. Select Wi-Fi network.
  6. Press next and scan for networks.
  7. Select PHS300IC-xxxx and save this connection. 
  8. Once BlackBerry WiFi logo is white, you are connected. This will take up to 2 minutes. 

Download these Blackberry set-up instructions and download the full user manual for complete usage instructions including set-up and use of Iridium AxcessPoint Mail & Web for all device types.

 
 
Mac Laptop
 
 

  1. Download Iridium AxcessPoint Mail & Web software for your MAC laptop by clicking here.
  2. Connect your Iridium AxcessPoint device to your Iridium satellite phone with the included USB cable.
  3. Set up the phone in an outdoor area with open access to the sky and adequate signal strength prior to use.
  4. Turn your Iridium AxcessPoint device switch ON when attempting to establish a Wi-Fi hotspot. When two of three lights on the Iridium AxcessPoint device are green, you can connect your Wi-Fi enabled device and use your Iridium AxcessPoint Mail & Web to send emails and browse the Internet.
  5. Open Iridium AxcessPoint Mail & Web on your MAC laptop.
  6. Login with the username and password provided with your registration email.

Download these Mac set-up instructions and download the full user manual for complete usage instructions including set-up and use of Iridium AxcessPoint Mail & Web for all device types.

 
 
Windows Laptop
 
 

  1. Download Iridium AxcessPoint Mail & Web software for your Windows laptop by clicking here.
  2. Connect your Iridium AxcessPoint device to your Iridium satellite phone with the included USB cable.
  3. Set up the phone in an outdoor area with open access to the sky and adequate signal strength prior to use.
  4. Turn your Iridium AxcessPoint device switch ON when attempting to establish a Wi-Fi hotspot. When two of three lights on the Iridium AxcessPoint device are green, you can connect your Wi-Fi enabled device and use your Iridium AxcessPoint Mail & Web to send emails and browse the Internet.
  5. Open Iridium AxcessPoint Mail & Web on your Windows laptop.
  6. Login with the username and password provided with your registration email.

Download these Windows set-up instructions and download the full user manual for complete usage instructions including set-up and use of Iridium AxcessPoint Mail & Web for all device types.

 
 
Android
 
 
1. Change your Iridium AxcessPoint Outbound Filter.
  • Turn ON Iridium AxcessPoint.
  • Connect to Iridium AxcessPoint to your Wi-Fi laptop via the WiFi connection.
  • Open a web browser and connect to Iridium AxcessPoint’s IP address: htttp://192.168.0.1. This will bring you to the Administrative Page.
  • Enter your Iridium AxcessPoint’s password which is the last 6 digits of the MAC address (can be found on the back of the device).
  • Go to the Advanced tab.
  • Select Outbound Filter along the left hand navigation.
  • In Global Filters Settings, uncheck .
  • Save settings.

2. Download and install Firefox Mobile for your Android device.

3. Configure your Firefox Mobile browser for Iridium AxcessPoint Mail & Web.

  • Type “about:config” in the address bar and press return.
  • Type “proxy.http” in the search box.
  • Enter the following information.
  • Network.proxy.htttp: 192.168.3.37
  • Network.proxy.port: 3119.
  • Enter “type” into the search box.
  • Network.proxy.type: 1.
  • Click "Save".

4. Login to Iridium AxcessPoint Mail & Web with your Android’s Firefox browser.
  • Open Firefox, enter any URL.
  • Enter username and password provided for Iridium AxcessPoint Mail & Web.

5. Set-up and use your Android device for Web browsing with your Iridium satellite phone and Iridium AxcessPoint accessory.
  • Connect your Iridium AxcessPoint to your Iridium satellite phone with the provided USB cable.
  • Turn on both devices in an open, outdoor area and wait for all three lights on the Iridium AxcessPoint device to turn green.
  • Click on your Android Menu button.
  • Select Settings.
  • Select Wireless & Networks.
  • Turn on Wi-Fi.
  • Select PHS300IC-xxx under Wi-Fi Networks.
  • Use Firefox when browsing with Iridium AxcessPoint Mail & Web for up to 5x faster effective speeds and browse mobile websites for faster downloads. Bookmark www.iridium.com/mobile for a list of mobile websites.
  • When browsing on your cellular network, use another browser to avoid having to change the settings back to default.

Download these Android set-up instructions and download the full user manual for complete usage instructions including set-up and use of Iridium AxcessPoint Mail & Web for all device types.

 
 
iOS Device
 
 

To use your iOS device with Iridium AxcessPoint, follow these instructions:

  1. Go to Apple’s iTunes store to download Iridium AxcessPoint Mail & Web.
  2. Go to www.iridium.com/axcesspoint to register for Iridium AxcessPoint Mail & Web.
  3. Connect your Iridium AxcessPoint to your Iridium satellite phone with the provided USB cable.
  4. Set up the phone in an outdoor area with open access to the sky and adequate signal strength prior to use.
  5. Turn your Iridium AxcessPoint device switch ON when attempting to establish a Wi-Fi hotspot.
  6. Go to Settings.
  7. Select Wi-Fi.
  8. Under Choose a Network, select PHS300IC-xxxx.
  9. When two of three lights on the Iridium AxcessPoint device are green, open your Iridium AxcessPoint Mail & Web on your iOS device.
  10. Login with the username and password provided with your registration email.
  11. To browse the Internet, make sure your default webpage is: www.iridium.com/mobile and set your compression rate to high for optimal performance.

Download these iOS set-up instructions and download the full user manual for complete usage instructions including set-up and use of Iridium AxcessPoint Mail & Web for all device types.

 
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