MyFi Price Drop FAQs

The MYFI Device

 
1. What is the MyFi Device?
The Globe Tattoo MyFi Device is a wireless modem + Wi-Fi router that enables you to share your internet access with other Wi-Fi-capable devices simultaneously within a 100 meter radius (up to 100meters when the device is plugged in; up to 30m when it is not).


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2. How do I install it?
The procedure for installing the Globe Tattoo Wi-Fi application depends on the operating system installed on your PC. The following section takes Windows XP as an example.
  1. Turn on your Globe Tattoo WiFi device.
  2. Connect the Globe Tattoo WiFi device to your PC using the data cable.
  3. The OS (Operating System) automatically detects and recognizes the device and starts the installation wizard.
  4. Note: If the auto-run program does not respond, find the installing file in the driver path. Then double-click the installing file to run the program.
  5. Follow the prompts of the installation wizard.
  6. After the application is installed, the shortcut icon is displayed on the desktop and launches automatically.
Note: You can also double-click the shortcut icon on the desktop to launch the program.


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3. How do I use it?
  1. Start the Internet browser and enter http://192.168.1.1 in the address bar.
  2. Enter the password, and then click Login. Admin: This user type is authorized to view and change configurations. The default password is admin.
    Note: If the page does not open, access the Web Management Page by clicking on the button in the Globe Tattoo WiFi Window.
  3. WiFi: Wireless Fidelity
  4. WPS: WiFi Protected Setup


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4. How do I charge the battery?
Note: If you have not used the battery for a long time, please recharge it first.
Using the data cable and PC for charging
  1. Turn off the Globe Tattoo WiFi device.
  2. Connect the Globe Tattoo WiFi device to the PC using the data cable.
Note: To ensure that the battery has sufficient power to connect to the internet, it is recommended that you do not turn on the device until the charging is completed. When the device is turned on, the charging stops and the application connects to the Internet.


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5. How do I change the setting on the MyFi device from prepaid to postpaid, or vice versa?
Go to http://192.168.1.1 in your Internet browser. Go to the quick set-up wizard link to change the setting from postpaid to prepaid. Select the appropriate choice depending on the SIM you're using.


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6. How do I change SSID?
  1. Log in to the portal
  2. Go to the quick set-up wizard
  3. Continue to click next until you reach the configure WLAN settings.


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7. How do I input my own password on my MyFi device?
  1. Log in to the portal
  2. Go to the quick set-up wizard
  3. Continue to click next until you reach the configure WLAN settings, choose OPEN for the authentication and choose WEP for the encryption mode, and type in your desired password.


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8. Can I use my device to access 2G signal (GPRS, EDGE)?
Yes it can, and the MyFi device can also access 3G (3G, HSDPA) signal.


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