by markladson

Help! MiFi mini USB data connection

Hello everyone! 


I need to use my EE MiFi mini box with my Mac Pro - the data connection must be over USB. This was working fine until I accidentally deleted the mobile broadband profile in my Network settings.


I'm lost as to how to get it back. I can add a Mobile Broadband network profile but I have no idea what settings to assign or whether this will communicate with the MiFi box. The only way I can now connect is via wifi which isn't what I need.


I REALLY appreciate any help with this.


Thank you ever so much,



Just added, it is connected via USB as I have this information from my system report:



  Product ID: 0x0191

  Vendor ID: 0x1bbb  (T & A Mobile Phones)

  Version: 2.42

  Serial Number: 1234567890ABCDE

  Speed: Up to 480 Mb/sec

  Manufacturer: Alcatel

  Location ID: 0xfd500000 / 2

  Current Available (mA): 500

  Current Required (mA): 500

  Extra Operating Current (mA): 0

by Grand Master
Grand Master

Re: Help! MiFi mini USB data connection

I dunno how it looks from a Mac but when you remake the USB connection a notification should appear offering to run the program on it. That will create the quasi-Ethernet Network Setting.


If not you may find in the Mac's file explorer a new drive called "Web Connection" containing a Mac program you can run to do the same thing.

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