We previously covered how to use your Blackberry Pearl as a modem on your Mac, but here is a method to use the Pearl as a Modem on any computer, WITHOUT incurring any fees.
Now granted this is a hack, and probably breaks your TOS with your service provider – so use with caution.
- Start your BlackBerry Desktop Manager and it should be running in the background. there is no need to click on any options. just open it. This is required to use BlackBerry as an external modem.
- Conenct your BlackBerry using USB cable to your Computer.
- Click on start->Control Panel -> Phones and Modems->Press Enter
- Click on Modem tab-> select the standard modem -> click on Properties -> Advanced and add only ONE of the following Extra initialization command line That applies to your carrier. APN Settings: