Note: Providing that the data plan subscription and electronic serial number (ESN) have been established in the Sprint billing system, the device will activate automatically when the device is turned on and connected to a Wi-Fi capable computer.
To install and use the Overdrive™ 3G/4G Mobile Hotspot, you must have a:
Wi-Fi capable computer
Installation and Activation
Note: Installation and activation may require you to be logged in with administrative privileges.
Make note of your ESN, usually printed on the underside of the device;
on the Overdrive, it is located under the battery
Install the battery and fully charge the device before proceeding
Once fully charged, turn the device on by pressing and holding the Power
button for 2 – 3 seconds
The LCD will light up, and the device will automatically start the activation
process. Wait until the Connect your computer to Wi-Fi network message
appears; this may take several seconds
From your computer, connect to the Overdrive using your normal Wi-Fi manager:
Open a Web browser
When the Terms and Conditions message appears, click I have read the
terms and conditions check box, and then click Save
In the Welcome to your Overdrive window, click The Internet, and
the Web page will refresh to sprint.com
Activation is complete, and you can start browsing the Internet. The device
will automatically select the best connection available (3G or 4G).
Locate and select the Overdrive (for example, Overdrive-D9A) within the
available wireless networks
Click Connect and enter the default password: 12345
Note: To access and change security and other settings, while connected to the Internet using your Overdrive, type http://overdrive in your browser's address bar (be sure to type the http:// part of the address to ensure you go to the correct page). To log in, enter the default password: password.