I’ve been receiving queries such as: how to use Glo BIS on PC? does Glo Blackberry data plans work on PC? and many others. So today, I want to share a simple tutorial on how I was able to use my Glo BIS on my BlackBerry and at the same time use it on my PC.
Nigerian ISP data plans specially made for PC’s are just too expensive to use, but in the case of BlackBerry Internet Service plan, they are relatively cheaper than the normal data plans. So Nigerians have been devising various means to use BIS meant for BlackBerry devices on PC, since BlackBerry is commonly used among Nigerians and the subscription price is relatively cheaper than normal data plans.
The fact is Glo BIS works well on PC. I have a friend that has been using it for the past three years without any problem. I also tried it and it works, but due to some difficulties with Glo network in my area, i resorted back to MTN Night Plans.
Steps to Start Using Glo BIS on PC
You need the following to be able to use Glo BIS on PC:
- You need a Blackberry Phone [not modem]
- BlackBerry Desktop Software
- A USB cable
Note: Not all Blackberry phones work. I noticed Curve 4, Bold 2, Bold 3 and some other BlackBerry phones work.
Check: How To Use MTN BIS on PC
You can buy the BlackBerry Desktop Software from the market or download it online from here.
After the installation of BlackBerry Desktop Software, go to Tools >> Mobile Internet Settings to create a new connection settings using blackberry.net as the APN and *99# as the access number. Now connect your phone to your computer using the USB cable and then finally click on Mobile Internet to connect to the internet.
For questions related to this, use the comments section below.
doe it work in curv 3 blackberry?
I can’t install blackberry desktop manager on my its says I need to install .Net frame work 3.5 is there any other way to connect blackberry bold 6 without bdm
Bro pls is it still working
i tried both the tether and the blackberry desktop manager none seem to work for blackberry torch2
My blackberry desktop software doesn’t have an APN column… It only has username, password, access point and additional command…
@ adebowale, APN is Access point.
Moderator sir,it doesn’t connect sir….are u sure its stil functional ?
@obinna, this trick still works. How are you trying to use it?
Hey. Pls does it work on bb os 7.1? I use a torch 2. Also, there’s no option for access number on my bb desktop manager, only an option for additional commands. Pls help
@zara, try to install the latest bB desktop manager.
Hi, I observe that it only works with any bb with os less tha 7.0
@HMA, it also works on 7.0.
Pls Admin i subscribe with glo and i try to use my curve 4 hotspot, is requesting for network username and password. i tried those dat i knw but i didn’t work?
@AUSTIN, use blackberry desktop manager.
Thanks guy, u said it works with bold2, but the bb desktop says blackberry.net is invalid
@deji, you BB may not be compatible.
Blackberry Desktop Software does not allow the use of ‘blackberry.net’ as an APN
@Solomon, that simply means it doesn’t work with your phone. The other way round is to download ‘tether’ from app world and also download it on your system. WIth that, you will be able to use your glo BIS on PC without Blackberry Desktop Software.
Its january. Are you sure it still works? We need confirmation please. I know airtel network is bad now
@Sadeek, this tweak has been updated. It works.
Please it’s December 28. Is the Glo trick still working?
Hey, its now september, thinking dis stuff still works?
It still works.
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Hi, can't find any access numba option on my blackberry desktop manager
@Samuel Elijah, the package is still working, and it works will all BIS plan including the daily and weekly plan.
is it still working till now and can you use the settings for GLO weekly BIS?
@Anonymous, the package still works and it doesn’t require any software.
dose this parkage need any software e.g PD proxy to work pls i need reply
pls is this parkage still working