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Thread: [HOW-TO] Use a wap connection on your phone (ex:T-ZONE) and IP Address for connection

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    Exclamation [HOW-TO] Use a wap connection on your phone (ex:T-ZONE) and IP Address for connection
    So, many providers invoke an additional fee when going through an internet server (for laptop, general internet use) vs a wap server, which is meant for mobile internet pages, and on the iPhone, up until now, you could not access EDGE through a wap server, because there is no place to enter the IP address/proxy address.

    It would be great if someone could write an app to do this process right through the phone and it should be quite a simple APP.

    Here`s the HOWTO: (using as the IP address, in RED (, but put your server`s IP or proxy address there instead.)

    make a new text file named proxy.pac with the following text:

    function FindProxyForURL(url, host)
    if (isInNet(myIpAddress(), "", ""))
    return "PROXY";
    return "DIRECT";

    and save it to: /private/var/root on your iPhone.

    Next, open up preferences.plist from /private/var/root/Library/Preferences/SystemConfiguration/

    and add the following text (in red) to preferences.plist where you see ip1 (it is towards the middle of the document:


    Save, and reboot the phone, and edit the EDGE options on your phone to reflect apn:, user: fido, pass:fido, or your service providors settings and enjoy using wapon your iPhone!
    Last edited by shawnie53; 2007-11-12 at 07:36 PM.

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    Tyreal888 (2008-02-10)

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    I really need help!!! I have followed the instructions and when i access my internet through safari nothing happens it just stuck on the loading website state. Any suggestions?

    I figured out where I messed up. But I still have a question, with this method it seems that the weather, youtube, and imap mail are not working only the safari browser is working. Is this normal?
    Last edited by Tyreal888; 2008-02-10 at 10:57 AM. Reason: Automerged Doublepost

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