*** Installation Instructions and/or Device Drivers Palm 700w/700wx ***
To use the Palm 700W/700WX for BroadbandAccess Connect (tethered modem use) do the following:
To use your Palm 700W/700WX as a tethered modem you must first ensure you have the BroadbandAccess Connect plan from Verizon Wireless on your account. To add this feature to your account, contact: 1-800-2-JOIN-IN or visit your local Verizon Wireless retail store.
Verify it has the required device software:
From the main screen (Today Screen), select “Start”
Select the “Phone Settings” (may have to "hit" more)
Select the “Phone Information” (may have to "hit" more)
Required Software Version:
Palm 700W: TREO700W_-1.22-VZW
Palm 700WX: TREO700WX-1.20-VZW or later
If the Palm 700W/700WX does not have the required software version, please go to the following Link to upgrade your device firmware (Click here)
- Download and install Palm 700W/WX drivers(click here).
Save the file to a location of your choosing.
Double click on the file and follow the Palm 700W/700WX Driver Installation Setup Wizard to install the drivers.
- Download and Install VZAccess Manager
Note: In order to use the Palm 700w for BroadbandAccess Connect (tethered mode), you must set the Data Connections settings on the device to enable "USB" before connecting the device to your PC for tethered access. Also do not connect the device until after the drivers are installed on the PC.
Please do the following to change the Data Connection settings on the Palm 700w:
From the main screen (Today Screen), simply select "Start"
Select "Programs" option
Select the "Modem Link" icon
Select "OK" button on the info message (this message will only appear the first time Modem Link is accessed)
Press the "Activate" button
Press the "OK" button on the info message
Press the "Done" button
(Please note, you must toggle the "Modem Link" settings to alternate between modem use and using ActiveSynch.