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This is a collection of input from members just like you who've discovered the benefit of using the wireless web to get their wind fix. We hope this helps you choose which cellular company and phone or PDA is right for you, or helps you get a device you already own set up and working with our wireless web site. Included are subjective "ease-of-use" and "browsing speed" ratings, where 5 is the easiest or the fastest, and 1 is the hardest or the slowest.

If you find errors on this page or would like to contribute your own experiences to this table, please let us know.


Carrier   Phone   Notes

AT&T/Cingular

 
Audiovox/SMT-5600


 
browsing speed: 2 | ease-of-use: 3
uses Windows Mobile - very intuitive how to add bookmark and set homepage.
homepage:
use the phone or add to Mobile Favorites on desktop then Active Sync to Windows Mobile phone.


AT&T/Cingular

 
Blackberry/8700c


 
browsing speed: 4 | ease-of-use: 5
log-in notes:
From Internet Browser, choose "Go To.." on drop-down
Type the appropriate wireless website address
Click on side scroller and Choose "OK"
bookmark:
Click on side scroller
Choose "Add Bookmark" on drop-down
Enter name you"d like for your bookmark
Choose "Add" in drop-down
homepage:
From browser, press scroll wheel, select "options" -> "select browser configutation"
Change "Home Page address" to the address you want
SElect "Start Page" and change to "Home Page"
Restart browser and it should go straight to the address you want.


AT&T/Cingular

 
Cingular/2125


 
browsing speed: 4 | ease-of-use: 4
uses Windows Mobile - very intuitive how to add bookmark and set homepage.
homepage:
use the phone or add to Mobile Favorites on desktop then Active Sync to Windows Mobile phone.


AT&T/Cingular

 
Cingular/3125


 
browsing speed: 5 | ease-of-use: 5
uses Windows Mobile - very intuitive how to add bookmark and set homepage.


AT&T/Cingular

 
Cingular/8125


 
browsing speed: 3 | ease-of-use: 5
bookmark:
select "menu", then select "add to favorites"


AT&T/Cingular

 
Cingular/8525


 
browsing speed: 5 | ease-of-use: 5
uses Windows Mobile - very intuitive how to add bookmark and set homepage.
bookmark:
Add to Mobile Favorites on desktop then Active Sync to Windows Mobile phone.


AT&T/Cingular

 
Motorola/RAZR


 
browsing speed: 3 | ease-of-use: 4
log-in notes:
1. open the browser (with the globe button)
2. open the browser menu (with the button in the top middle that looks like a (-) )
3. choose Go to URL
4. enter wap.iwindsurf.com in the URL
bookmark:
To assign a new bookmark…
Step 1: navigate to the page you want to set as a bookmark…
step 2: press and hold Menu.
Follow directions from there.


AT&T/Cingular

 
Motorola/V500


 
browsing speed: 1 | ease-of-use: 5
Browse to wap page, login, hold down menu button to bookmark.


AT&T/Cingular

 
Nokia/3100


 
browsing speed: 1 | ease-of-use: 2
log-in notes:
look for the "open link" option


AT&T/Cingular

 
Nokia/3595


 
browsing speed: 4 | ease-of-use: 5
self-explanatory


AT&T/Cingular

 
Nokia/3620


 
browsing speed: 4 | ease-of-use: 4
self-explanatory


AT&T/Cingular

 
Nokia/6682


 
browsing speed: 4 | ease-of-use: 5
self-explanatory
bookmark:
simply add the link to your favorites list.


AT&T/Cingular

 
Nokia/E61


 
browsing speed: 4 | ease-of-use: 4
log-in notes:
Open browser by selecting the World icon on e61 desktop, select "go to URL" command, then type address.
bookmark:
when looking at page, open menu and select "save as bookmark"


AT&T/Cingular

 
Palm/Treo 600


 
browsing speed: 4 | ease-of-use: 5
log-in notes:
The default browser is Blazer. It works a lot like a desktop browser. Start the "web" application, then choose Menu+G (Menu -> Go -> Go to Web Page).
bookmark:
Addresses are easy to bookmark (Menu+A or Menu -> Page -> Add Bookmark).
homepage:
To set a specific page as your homepage, choose Menu+E or Menu -> Options -> Preferences, then type the address into the "Home Page" box.


AT&T/Cingular

 
Palm/Treo 650


 
browsing speed: 5 | ease-of-use: 5
log-in notes:
The default browser is Blazer. It works a lot like a desktop browser. Start the "web" application, then choose Menu+G (Menu -> Go -> Go to Web Page).
bookmark:
Addresses are easy to bookmark (Menu+A or Menu -> Page -> Add Bookmark).
homepage:
To set a specific page as your homepage, choose Menu+E or Menu -> Options -> Preferences, then type the address into the "Home Page" box.


AT&T/Cingular

 
Palm/Treo 680


 
browsing speed: 3 | ease-of-use: 5
log-in notes:
The default browser is Blazer. It works a lot like a desktop browser. Start the "web" application, then choose Menu+G (Menu -> Go -> Go to Web Page).
bookmark:
Addresses are easy to bookmark (Menu+A or Menu -> Page -> Add Bookmark).
homepage:
To set a specific page as your homepage, choose Menu+E or Menu -> Options -> Preferences, then type the address into the "Home Page" box.


AT&T/Cingular

 
Samsung/Sync


 
browsing speed: 3 | ease-of-use: 4
self-explanatory


AT&T/Cingular

 
Sony Ericsson/P910a


 
browsing speed: 3 | ease-of-use: 4
self-explanatory


AT&T/Rogers

 
Blackberry/8700r


 
browsing speed: 5 | ease-of-use: 5
log-in notes:
From Internet Browser, choose "Go To.." on drop-down
Type the appropriate wireless website address
Click on side scroller and Choose "OK"
bookmark:
Click on side scroller
Choose "Add Bookmark" on drop-down
Enter name you"d like for your bookmark
Choose "Add" in drop-down
homepage:
From browser, press scroll wheel, select "options" -> "select browser configutation"
Change "Home Page address" to the address you want
SElect "Start Page" and change to "Home Page"
Restart browser and it should go straight to the address you want.


AT&T/Rogers

 
Blackberry/Pearl


 
browsing speed: 3 | ease-of-use: 5
log-in notes:
From Internet Browser, choose "Go To.." on drop-down
Type the appropriate wireless website address
Click on side scroller and Choose "OK"
bookmark:
Click on side scroller
Choose "Add Bookmark" on drop-down
Enter name you"d like for your bookmark
Choose "Add" in drop-down
homepage:
From browser, press scroll wheel, select "options" -> "select browser configutation"
Change "Home Page address" to the address you want
SElect "Start Page" and change to "Home Page"
Restart browser and it should go straight to the address you want.


Metro PCS

 
Samsung/A870


 
browsing speed: 2 | ease-of-use: 4
log-in notes:
Connect to web. Select "Go to URL" from Menu. Enter URL and log in.
bookmark:
Select "Bookmarks" from Menu. Select "Mark Site".


Primus Canada

 
Sony Ericsson/T610


 
browsing speed: 2 | ease-of-use: 3
log-in notes:
enter WAP address
bookmark:
select add bookmark


Sprint/Nextel

 
LG/PM225


 
browsing speed: 4 | ease-of-use: 5
log-in notes:
use "go to URL" option
bookmark:
browse to the page you want, then choose "add favorite"


Sprint/Nextel

 
Motorola/KRAZR


 
browsing speed: 3 | ease-of-use: 5
log-in notes:
launch browser, press "options", press "go to URL", type in url
bookmark:
press "options," press "mark this page"


Sprint/Nextel

 
Motorola/RAZR


 
browsing speed: 3 | ease-of-use: 4
log-in notes:
1. open the browser (with the globe button)
2. open the browser menu (with the button in the top middle that looks like a (-) )
3. choose Go to URL
4. enter wap.iwindsurf.com in the URL
bookmark:
To assign a new bookmark…
Step 1: navigate to the page you want to set as a bookmark…
step 2: press and hold Menu.
Follow directions from there.


Sprint/Nextel

 
Palm/Treo 600


 
browsing speed: 4 | ease-of-use: 5
log-in notes:
The default browser is Blazer. It works a lot like a desktop browser. Start the "web" application, then choose Menu+G (Menu -> Go -> Go to Web Page).
bookmark:
Addresses are easy to bookmark (Menu+A or Menu -> Page -> Add Bookmark).
homepage:
To set a specific page as your homepage, choose Menu+E or Menu -> Options -> Preferences, then type the address into the "Home Page" box.


Sprint/Nextel

 
Palm/Treo 650


 
browsing speed: 5 | ease-of-use: 5
log-in notes:
The default browser is Blazer. It works a lot like a desktop browser. Start the "web" application, then choose Menu+G (Menu -> Go -> Go to Web Page).
bookmark:
Addresses are easy to bookmark (Menu+A or Menu -> Page -> Add Bookmark).
homepage:
To set a specific page as your homepage, choose Menu+E or Menu -> Options -> Preferences, then type the address into the "Home Page" box.


Sprint/Nextel

 
Palm/Treo 700p


 
browsing speed: 3 | ease-of-use: 4
log-in notes:
The default browser is Blazer. It works a lot like a desktop browser. Start the "web" application, then choose Menu+G (Menu -> Go -> Go to Web Page).
bookmark:
Addresses are easy to bookmark (Menu+A or Menu -> Page -> Add Bookmark).
homepage:
To set a specific page as your homepage, choose Menu+E or Menu -> Options -> Preferences, then type the address into the "Home Page" box.


Sprint/Nextel

 
Palm/Treo 700wx


 
browsing speed: 3 | ease-of-use: 5
uses Windows Mobile - very intuitive how to add bookmark and set homepage.
homepage:
use the phone or add to Mobile Favorites on desktop then Active Sync to Windows Mobile phone.


Sprint/Nextel

 
Samsung/A500


 
browsing speed: 2 | ease-of-use: 5
self-explanatory
homepage:
pick "add bookmark" from browser menu


Sprint/Nextel

 
Samsung/A620


 
browsing speed: 2 | ease-of-use: 2
log-in notes:
loggin in kind of a pain
bookmark:
"add bookmark" -> rename -> save


Sprint/Nextel

 
Samsung/A680


 
browsing speed: 3 | ease-of-use: 5
1. open up connection
2. Menu -> Go to URL
3. type in url
4. enter name and password
5. Menu -> bookmark this page


Sprint/Nextel

 
Samsung/I500


 
browsing speed: 3 | ease-of-use: 5
uses PalmOS, with easy-to-use browser


Sprint/Nextel

 
Sanyo/Katana


 
browsing speed: 4 | ease-of-use: 5
self-explanatory


Sprint/Nextel

 
Sanyo/SCP-5500


 
browsing speed: 2 | ease-of-use: 4
bookmark:
select "add bookmark" from within the browser


T-Mobile

 
Blackberry/8100


 
browsing speed: 4 | ease-of-use: 5
log-in notes:
From Internet Browser, choose "Go To.." on drop-down
Type the appropriate wireless website address
Click on side scroller and Choose "OK"
bookmark:
Click on side scroller
Choose "Add Bookmark" on drop-down
Enter name you"d like for your bookmark
Choose "Add" in drop-down
homepage:
From browser, press scroll wheel, select "options" -> "select browser configutation"
Change "Home Page address" to the address you want
SElect "Start Page" and change to "Home Page"
Restart browser and it should go straight to the address you want.


T-Mobile

 
Blackberry/8700


 
browsing speed: 3 | ease-of-use: 5
log-in notes:
From Internet Browser, choose "Go To.." on drop-down
Type the appropriate wireless website address
Click on side scroller and Choose "OK"
bookmark:
Click on side scroller
Choose "Add Bookmark" on drop-down
Enter name you"d like for your bookmark
Choose "Add" in drop-down
homepage:
From browser, press scroll wheel, select "options" -> "select browser configutation"
Change "Home Page address" to the address you want
SElect "Start Page" and change to "Home Page"
Restart browser and it should go straight to the address you want.


T-Mobile

 
Blackberry/Pearl


 
browsing speed: 3 | ease-of-use: 5
log-in notes:
From Internet Browser, choose "Go To.." on drop-down
Type the appropriate wireless website address
Click on side scroller and Choose "OK"
bookmark:
Click on side scroller
Choose "Add Bookmark" on drop-down
Enter name you"d like for your bookmark
Choose "Add" in drop-down
homepage:
From browser, press scroll wheel, select "options" -> "select browser configutation"
Change "Home Page address" to the address you want
SElect "Start Page" and change to "Home Page"
Restart browser and it should go straight to the address you want.


T-Mobile

 
HP/6500


 
browsing speed: 3 | ease-of-use: 5
uses Windows Mobile - very intuitive how to add bookmark and set homepage.
homepage:
use the phone or add to Mobile Favorites on desktop then Active Sync to Windows Mobile phone.


T-Mobile

 
Motorola/RAZR


 
browsing speed: 3 | ease-of-use: 4
log-in notes:
1. open the browser (with the globe button)
2. open the browser menu (with the button in the top middle that looks like a (-) )
3. choose Go to URL
4. enter wap.iwindsurf.com in the URL
bookmark:
To assign a new bookmark…
Step 1: navigate to the page you want to set as a bookmark…
step 2: press and hold Menu.
Follow directions from there.


T-Mobile

 
Motorola/V330


 
browsing speed: 3 | ease-of-use: 3
Browse to wap page, login, hold down menu button to bookmark.


T-Mobile

 
Nokia/5300


 
browsing speed: 4 | ease-of-use: 5
self-explanatory
bookmark:
Go to "bookmarks" and add the address of the page you want to it.


T-Mobile

 
Samsung/t629


 
browsing speed: 4 | ease-of-use: 5
Click on T-Zones (T-Mobile).
Click on Options.
Arrow down to Bookmarks, right arrow, highlight Add, Click on Select.
Key in a Title, Arrow down, Key in the URL, click on the Save button.


T-Mobile

 
Samsung/t809


 
browsing speed: 1 | ease-of-use: 5
Click on T-Zones (T-Mobile).
Click on Options.
Arrow down to Bookmarks, right arrow, highlight Add, Click on Select.
Key in a Title, Arrow down, Key in the URL, click on the Save button.


T-Mobile

 
T-Mobile/Dash


 
browsing speed: 1 | ease-of-use: 5
uses Windows Mobile - very intuitive how to add bookmark and set homepage.
homepage:
use the phone or add to Mobile Favorites on desktop then Active Sync to Windows Mobile phone.


T-Mobile

 
T-Mobile/MDA


 
browsing speed: 4 | ease-of-use: 4
uses Windows Mobile - very intuitive how to add bookmark and set homepage.
homepage:
use the phone or add to Mobile Favorites on desktop then Active Sync to Windows Mobile phone.


Verizon

 
Audiovox/CDM-8940


 
browsing speed: 5 | ease-of-use: 2
bookmark:
kinda tricky, you must manually type in the address to the "my favorites" menu.


Verizon

 
HP/6500


 
browsing speed: 3 | ease-of-use: 5
uses Windows Mobile, but Verizon makes you get a Microsoft Passport. Then you have to log into their site, create bookmarks. Then to access them, you have to log into the verizon website before going to other wireless websites.
homepage:
use the phone or add to Mobile Favorites on desktop then Active Sync to Windows Mobile phone.


Verizon

 
LG/VX4400


 
browsing speed: 3 | ease-of-use: 2
log-in notes:
use "go to URL" option
bookmark:
browse to the page you want, then choose "add favorite"


Verizon

 
LG/VX8000


 
browsing speed: 3 | ease-of-use: 3
log-in notes:
use "go to URL" option
bookmark:
browse to the page you want, then choose "add favorite"


Verizon

 
LG/VX8300


 
browsing speed: 2 | ease-of-use: 2
log-in notes:
use "go to URL" option
bookmark:
browse to the page you want, then choose "add favorite"


Verizon

 
LG/VX9800


 
browsing speed: 3 | ease-of-use: 5
log-in notes:
use "go to URL" option
bookmark:
browse to the page you want, then choose "add favorite"


Verizon

 
LG/VX9900

 
browsing speed: 4 | ease-of-use: 4
1. Open 'Get it now'
2. Open 'News and Info', 4 This opens Verizon Wireless
3. Open 'Search', 0 Type in the wireless website, wap.iwindsurf.com

You should be there.

Then, you can program it into your favorites, which makes it much, much easier.


Verizon

 
Motorola/E815


 
browsing speed: 4 | ease-of-use: 5
self-explanatory


Verizon

 
Motorola/KRAZR


 
browsing speed: 3 | ease-of-use: 5
log-in notes:
launch browser, press "options", press "go to URL", type in url
bookmark:
press "options," press "mark this page"


Verizon

 
Motorola/Moto Q


 
browsing speed: 4 | ease-of-use: 3
self-explanatory


Verizon

 
Motorola/V276


 
browsing speed: 2 | ease-of-use: 4
bookmark:
1). Open browser, you will be at the VZW TODAY home page.
2). Select "Favorites" tab: Left or down arrow then "OK" or "Select".
3). Scroll to Bottom of Favorites page, select red "Add Favorite" link.
4.) Enter friendly name in top box, enter "http://wap.ikitesurf.com" in URL box, hit OK.
Done.


Verizon

 
Motorola/V710


 
browsing speed: 4 | ease-of-use: 5
bookmark:
1). Open browser, you will be at the VZW TODAY home page.
2). Select "Favorites" tab: Left or down arrow then "OK" or "Select".
3). Scroll to Bottom of Favorites page, select red "Add Favorite" link.
4.) Enter friendly name in top box, enter "http://wap.ikitesurf.com" in URL box, hit OK.
Done.


Verizon

 
Nokia/6255i


 
browsing speed: 3 | ease-of-use: 5
You can also use Verizon's "myVZW" but it's kind of clunky
bookmark:
Use the "save page" feature on the browser menu. With the page you want open, just hit save page and you are good to go. Then all you have to do is go to the saved page section to re-open.


Verizon

 
Palm/Treo 650


 
browsing speed: 5 | ease-of-use: 5
log-in notes:
The default browser is Blazer. It works a lot like a desktop browser. Start the "web" application, then choose Menu+G (Menu -> Go -> Go to Web Page).
bookmark:
Addresses are easy to bookmark (Menu+A or Menu -> Page -> Add Bookmark).
homepage:
To set a specific page as your homepage, choose Menu+E or Menu -> Options -> Preferences, then type the address into the "Home Page" box.


Verizon

 
Palm/Treo 750


 
browsing speed: 3 | ease-of-use: 4
uses Windows Mobile - very intuitive how to add bookmark and set homepage.
homepage:
use the phone or add to Mobile Favorites on desktop then Active Sync to Windows Mobile phone.


Verizon

 
Samsung/I600


 
browsing speed: 3 | ease-of-use: 4
uses Windows Mobile - very intuitive how to add bookmark and set homepage.
homepage:
use the phone or add to Mobile Favorites on desktop then Active Sync to Windows Mobile phone.



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