How to Set Up Wireless on a Dell Axim X51

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How to Set Up Wireless on a Dell Axim X51
The Axim X51 uses the Windows Mobile operating system. (man working on pda image by jimcox40 from

The Axim X51 PDA from Dell has a wireless network receiver built into it, allowing you to connect to wireless networks and access the Internet or shared files on other networked computers. It is not enabled or configured by default, so you'll have to manually set it up before connecting to a wireless network. The process is quite simple, and should only take a couple of minutes.

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  1. 1

    Tap the wireless reception icon in the bottom right-hand corner of the screen to open the Connections tab of the Settings panel.

  2. 2

    Tap the "Dell WLAN Utility" under the Connections tab.

  3. 3

    Tap the "Turn On" button on the following screen. If you are in range of a wireless network, the Axim will display a New Network Detected window.

  4. 4

    Select the "Work" option for higher security, then tap "Connect."

  5. 5

    Enter the network's password if prompted. If the network is unsecured, you will not be asked for a password.

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