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how to set up wap-over-gprs connection on palm

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My mobile phone operator provides me with a _wap-over-gprs_ (not internet-over-gprs) service and thus I can only browse wap pages. On the phone (nokia 8310) everything works well, however when i try to set up a connection on palm I run into problem: all guides which I've found on internet tells the same story - how to create a internet-over-gprs connection.

Can nokia8310 work as a modem in this case?
Do you have any ideas, how to set up a _wap-over-gprs_ connection on my palm (OS 4.1) and to be able to access only wap content?

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There's no difference....

Well not from an IP or GPRS stand point anyway WAP is an application protocol which can run over a number of different transport providers including IP via GPRS.

So follow the instructions for setting up an internet over GPRS session, make sure you set the WAP APN in +CGDCONT, establish a dial up (PPP) session on the palm you can do that like this:-

Configure Connection method

Prefs -> Connections -> GPRS -> Edit
Name: GPRS
Connect To -> GPRS
Click on Details.
Access Point Name (APN): Enter your APN
Leave everything else the default, Press OK.
It will prompt for a name, enter any name (Eg Vodafone).

Configure Network Service
Prefs -> Network
Service -> New Service -> Enter any Name (Note : I normally use the same name given to the GPRS connectionto avoid confusion)
Enter User Name and Password
Connection -> Select Vodafone or what ever name you have given the GPRS connection.

The next thing you'll need is a WAP browser for your palm and you're away...
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