How-To

Sierra Wireless Aircard - How to install software

Your mobile Internet key comes with self-extracting Sierra Wireless AirCard Watcher connection manager software which you'll need to install on your computer. Follow the steps below.

Install the SIM card

  1. Make sure that you have installed your activated TELUS SIM card in the mobile Internet key.
  2. Remove the mobile Internet key from the USB port on your computer.
  3. Remove the black cover on the bottom side of the mobile Internet key .
  4. Insert the SIM card into the card slot in the direction indicated. Make sure that the beveled edge of the card isaligned with the card slot.
  5. Insert the battery.
  6. Replace the back cover and slide it into place.
  7. Your SIM card is inserted properly.

Automatic software installation

Windows XP

  1. Insert your mobile Internet key into a USB port on your computer.
  2. Your computer detects new hardware and the Install Wizard window appears.
  3. Click Next and follow the on-screen instructions.
    NOTE: You may be prompted to restart your computer during the installation process.
  4. The Sierra Wireless AirCard Watcher connection manager is installed on your computer.

Windows Vista / 7

  1. Insert your mobile Internet key into a USB port on your computer.
  2. Your computer detects new hardware and the TRU-Install window appears.
  3. Double-click Run setup.exe.
  4. Click OK and follow the on-screen instructions.
    NOTE: You may be prompted to restart your computer during the installation process.
  5. The Sierra Wireless AirCard Watcher connection manager is installed on your computer.

Mac OS X

  1. Insert your mobile Internet key into a USB port on your computer.
  2. Your computer detects new hardware and the TRU-Install window appears.
  3. Double-click Installer.
  4. Click Continue and follow the on-screen instructions.
  5. The Sierra Wireless AirCard Watcher connection manager is installed on your computer.

Manual software installation

Windows

If the Install Wizard doesn't start automatically, follow the steps below.

  1. Insert your mobile Internet key into a USB port on your computer.
  2. Click Start, then click Computer or My Computer.
  3. Double-click the TRU-Install drive.
  4. Double-click the Win folder.
  5. Double-click AutoRun.exe orRun Setup.exe and follow the on-screen instructions.
  6. The Sierra Wireless AirCard Watcher connection manager software is installed on your computer.

Mac OS X

If the Install Wizard doesn't start automatically, follow the steps below.

  1. Insert your mobile Internet key into a USB port on your computer.
  2. Double-click the TRU-Install drive.
  3. Double-click Installer.
  4. Click Continue and follow the on-screen instructions.
  5. The Sierra Wireless AirCard Watcher connection manager software is installed on your computer.
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