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Writing and sending SMS

Want to write and send an SMS? Follow these easy instructions.


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1. Turn on your router

Tap and hold On/Off.

2. Establish connection to Wi-Fi Hotspot

Do the following in Windows:
Click the Windows icon.
Click Connect To.
If required, click the refresh icon.
You can see the name and password for your Wi-Fi Hotspot by tapping the WPS key twice in quick succession.
Highlight the name of your Wi-Fi Hotspot and click Connect.
Key in the password for your Wi-Fi Hotspot and click Connect.
Click Close.
A connection to your Wi-Fi Hotspot is established.

3. Establish a connection to the router web interface

Open a browser.
Key in 192.168.1.1 in the address bar and tap Enter.
If an incorrect PIN is entered three times in a row, your SIM will be blocked. To unblock your SIM, you'll need to key in your PUK. The PUK can be obtained by contacting Customer Service.
Please note:
If an incorrect PUK is entered ten times in a row, your SIM is blocked permanently. In this case, you'll need a new SIM from Optus.
Optus E589 4G Mini WiFi Modem / Windows Vista
If you're asked to key in your PIN:
Highlight the field next to "PIN code" and key in your PIN.
If an incorrect PIN is entered three times in a row, your SIM will be blocked. To unblock your SIM, you'll need to key in your PUK. The PUK can be obtained by contacting Customer Service.
Please note:
If an incorrect PUK is entered ten times in a row, your SIM is blocked permanently. In this case, you'll need a new SIM from Optus.
Click Apply.
If an incorrect PIN is entered three times in a row, your SIM will be blocked. To unblock your SIM, you'll need to key in your PUK. The PUK can be obtained by contacting Customer Service.
Please note:
If an incorrect PUK is entered ten times in a row, your SIM is blocked permanently. In this case, you'll need a new SIM from Optus.
Click Log In.
If an incorrect PIN is entered three times in a row, your SIM will be blocked. To unblock your SIM, you'll need to key in your PUK. The PUK can be obtained by contacting Customer Service.
Please note:
If an incorrect PUK is entered ten times in a row, your SIM is blocked permanently. In this case, you'll need a new SIM from Optus.
Highlight the field below "Password" and key in admin
If an incorrect PIN is entered three times in a row, your SIM will be blocked. To unblock your SIM, you'll need to key in your PUK. The PUK can be obtained by contacting Customer Service.
Please note:
If an incorrect PUK is entered ten times in a row, your SIM is blocked permanently. In this case, you'll need a new SIM from Optus.
Click Log In.
If an incorrect PIN is entered three times in a row, your SIM will be blocked. To unblock your SIM, you'll need to key in your PUK. The PUK can be obtained by contacting Customer Service.
Please note:
If an incorrect PUK is entered ten times in a row, your SIM is blocked permanently. In this case, you'll need a new SIM from Optus.

4. Find "New Message"

Click SMS.
Click New Message.

5. Add recipient

Key in the required number.
Optus E589 4G Mini WiFi Modem / Windows Vista

6. Write the SMS

Highlight the text input field and write the SMS.

7. Send the SMS

Click Send.
Click OK.

8. Exit

Click Log Out.
Click OK.
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