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Title       : 	Tether your Sonim XP3 phone with Linux
Author      : 	Remy van Elst
Date        : 	08-02-2011
URL         : 	https://raymii.org/s/tutorials/Tether-your-sonim-xp3-phone-with-linux.html
Format      : 	Markdown/HTML
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This guide works for the Sonim XP3.20 Quest (Pro).  
I also have an Android Phone which had an option to share the Internet
Connection via USB and/or Wifi.  
This was one of the features I missed on the Sonim. The phone itself is awesome,
but that is not in the scope of this guide.

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It is also tested with the newer Sonim XP1300 Core. Please note that some
providers not allow you to tether your phones internet connection, and this may
cost you a lot of money if you go over your monthly bundle. Also you need to
have internet setup on your phone already. This guide was written and tested on
**Arch Linux with Kernel 2.6.36-ARCH** , but I think it will be usable on more
distributions.  
First install wvdial:
    
    
    pacman -S wvdial
    
Then plugin you Sonim and see on which tty it is detected:
    
    
    dmesg | grep tty 
    
You need to see something like this:
    
    
    cdc_acm 5-1:1.1: ttyACM0: USB ACM device
    usbcore: registered new interface driver cdc_acm
    cdc_acm: v0.26:USB Abstract Control Model driver for USB modems and ISDN adapters
    scsi 8:0:0:0: Direct-Access     Philips  Dev. 0 LUN 0     1.0  PQ: 0 ANSI: 0 
    
Now we have the tty (/dev/ttyACM0). This is all we need for the wvdial.conf
file:
    
    
    sudo nano /etc/wvdial.conf 
    
Paste this in there:
    
    
    [Dialer Defaults]
    Modem = /dev/ttyACM0
    Modem Type = Analog Modem
    ISDN = 0
    Baud = 115200
    Username = tmobile
    Password = tmobile
    Init1 = ATZ
    Init2 = AT&&F E1 V1 X1 &&D2 &&C1 S0=0
    Dial Attempts = 1
    
    [Dialer internet]
    Phone = *99***1#
    Stupid Mode = 1
    Init3 = AT+CGDCONT=1,"IP","internet" 
    
My provider is T-Mobile NL, and their APN is "internet", with login "tmobile"
and password: "tmobile".
Change any of these values to your needs, look for them on your providers
website. Now save with CTRL+O and quit with CTRL+X, and see if it works:
    
    
    sudo wvdial internet 
    
Result:
    
    
    [remy@solaris3 ~]$ sudo wvdial internet
    --> WvDial: Internet dialer version 1.61
    --> Cannot get information for serial port.
    --> Initializing modem.
    --> Sending: ATZ
    ATZ
    OK
    --> Sending: AT&&F E1 V1 X1 &&D2 &&C1 S0=0
    AT&&F E1 V1 X1 &&D2 &&C1 S0=0
    OK
    --> Sending: AT+CGDCONT=1,"IP","internet"
    AT+CGDCONT=1,"IP","internet"
    OK
    --> Modem initialized.
    --> Sending: ATDT*99***1#
    --> Waiting for carrier.
    ATDT*99***1#
    CONNECT
    ~[7f]}#@!}!}!} }2}"}&&} }*} } }#}$@#}'}"}(}"U[03]~
    --> Carrier detected.  Starting PPP immediately.
    --> Starting pppd at Thu Jan 13 23:20:32 2012
    --> Pid of pppd: 14319
    --> Using interface ppp0
    --> local  IP address 21.98.132.87
    --> remote IP address 10.32.32.32
    --> primary   DNS address 8.8.8.8
    --> secondary DNS address 8.8.4.4 
    
Bazinga! You can now surf via your Sonim phone via your 3g / 2g / egde or GSM
connection. (Check via /sbin/ifconfig).
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