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Program your Merlin C777 by Novatel Wireless

Last Updated: Nov 18, 2013

To install and activate the device, perform the following steps:

  1. Insert the installation CD into the CD-ROM drive. The CD should launch automatically. Click Setup to continue. If autoplay is disabled, navigate to the CD-ROM drive in Explorer and double-click setup.exe.
  2. In the Welcome to the InstallShield Wizard for Sprint SmartView installation window, click Next.
  3. Accept the license agreement, and click Next.
  4. Select either New or Classic for the skin, and click Next. If you want to change the skin after you have installed Sprint SmartView, go to Tools, and click Load Skin.
  5. In the Destination Folder window, click Next, and then click Install to begin installation.
  6. When the InstallShield Wizard Completed window appears, click Finish. If you are prompted to restart your computer, click Yes.
  7. Insert the device into the computer's ExpressCard slot. If your computer has a PC card slot, use the included sled to insert the card. Windows will detect the device and automatically install the device drivers.
  8. Wait to proceed until the system tray displays Your devices are ready to use or Your new hardware is installed and ready to use.
  9. On the desktop, double-click to open the Sprint SmartView icon. Sprint SmartView will display No Device Detected followed by Broadband Adapter disabled, Initializing Please Wait, and then Hands-Free Activation Started.
  10. If the data plan subscription and ESN have been established, Hands-Free Activation will complete and the device will connect. If the device doesn't connect to the network automatically, click Connect or Mobile [Broadband], depending on which skin you chose, to connect.
  11. To ensure that Sprint SmartView is up to date, go to the Sprint SmartView > Tools > Check for application updates now.

Manual programming
To manually program the device, perform the following steps:
In Sprint SmartView, type ##ATV# on the keyboard. You will not see the characters as they are being typed.  

  1. In the Sprint PCS Vision Activation Wizard, click Next.
  2. Enter the six-digit code into the Activation Code text box, and then click Next.
  3. Enter your phone number into the Phone number (MDN) text box.
  4. Enter MSID into the MSID (IMSI_I) text box.
  5. Click Next.
  6. Reconfirm the Phone Number (MDN) and MSID and then click Yes. Device activation will begin.
  7. Once activation is complete, click Connect.
  8. To ensure that Sprint SmartView is up to date, go to the Sprint SmartView > Tools > Check for application updates now.

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