Adding a WWAN profile

– for eLux RP 6.5 and later versions –

If your mobile device has an appropriate SIM card, you can connect to a wireless wide area network.This can be cellular data networks such as LTE or UMTS.

  1. In the Configuration panel, open the Network dialog.Then under Network connections, select the WWAN tab.

  2. Click + Add WWAN profile.

  3. Edit the following options:

    Option Description
    Profile name Name of the new WWAN profile

    The character string (U) is appended to a user-defined profile.For profiles defined in the Scout Console, the string (S) is appended.

    Connect automatically If the signal strength is sufficient, the device automatically attempts to connect to the WWAN.
    Roaming The cellular data connection stays on when your device is outside your mobile operator's network.
    PIN PIN of the SIM card (if used)

    If you leave the field empty and the SIM card requires a PIN, the PIN will be requested on each connection setup.1

    APN Access Point Name: Address used to connect to the Internet when using your cellular data connection
    Username Username for your mobile account
    Password Password for your mobile account
  4. Confirm with Apply.

When connected to a WWAN, the system bar shows a WWAN icon which roughly reflects the signal strength.

For further information, see Live information.