The LG KP500, released in 2008 and known as the “LG Cookie,” is a phone created for people on a tight budget. As a result of this, the LG Cookie does lose some of the more prevalent features found in most phones. The ability to use Wi-Fi to access public hotspots, or even your home router is one of these significant omissions. A successor to the phone, the “LG Cookie WiFi T310i,” launched in 2010 and was Wi-Fi enabled. However, you can still surf the Internet via the regular LG Cookie's 2G network and its built-in web browser.
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Things you need
- LG KP500
- USB cable
Tap the "Top" menu on your phone's interface.
Tap on the icon "Utilities."
Tap on the icon "Browser."
Tap on the "Enter address" text and put in your desired web address.
Tap "Connect" to be taken to your website.
Using the LG Cookie's 2G network and web browser
Download and install the "LG PC Suite" on your computer.
Connect the LG Cookie and your PC via the USB cable that comes with the phone.
Launch LG PC Suite on your computer.
Click "Internet Kit" within the software on your PC, click "New" and then "Modem." Choose "LG Mobile USB Modem" and click "OK." This will now appear on the screen.
Select a name for your profile and save the other values. The created profile will appear on the PC screen; click on it and select "Connect." The PC will now connect through the phone.
Using the LG Cookie as a modem
Tips and warnings
- A 2G signal may not always be available to use the web browser with and will often be slower than accessing a dedicated Wi-Fi point.
- A 2G network is not free to use like most Wi-Fi hotspots are and requires a "data package" from your provider.
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