Step 1: Get the phone
Option 1: Get a Nokia 6133 unbranded
- you’re all set, move on to step 2.
Option 2: Get a Nokia 6133b from T-Mobile
- Completely charge your phone
- Pay for flashing by www.iunlock.com. Great service. (ship it or drop it off)
- Wait for phone to get back (Takes about a week round trip.)
Step 2: Hack iSync and pair with Mac.
Step 3: Get T-Mobile settings from nokiausa.com
- Got to www.nokiausa.com
- Click on Support » Setup.
- Click on Get Settings (under Settings and Browsing and MMS Messaging image)
- Click on Get Standard Settings.
- Accept terms
- Choose your phone. (if 6133 is not listed choose 6131)
- select T-Mobile USA as your network
- select T-Mobile Internet as your service providor
- enter your security code, phone number and send it to your phone.
- Receive text message with settings. (save, and load them)
- Accept them.
- Load them
Step 4: Set-up Custom Data Access (for java apps)
- Personal config settings
- Options: Add New
- Choose Access point from the list
- Enter a something for Account Name
- Then go into Access Point Settings
- Under Data Bearer choose Packet Data
- And in Bearers settings enter the following:
- Packet Data Access Point: wap.voicestream.com
- Network Type: IPv4
- Authentification type: Normal
- User name: *blank*
- password: *blank*
Step 5: Get Java Applications
Get Opera Mini:
- On your phone go to mini.opera.com
- Download Opera mini
- Install it
- Start browsing
Best Opera Mini Sites:
My Home Page: m.netvibes.com –it gives me access to weather, gmail, espn, yahoo sports, new york times, and basically any feed you can think of all on one tiny page.
Get Google Maps:
- On your phones browser (not opera) go to moble.google.com/
- CLick on google maps
- Download and install the app
I couldn’t get the gmail java app working, there is always m.gmail.com on your web browser (Opera Mini)
Steps I Tried to get Gmail working – none worked, contact me if you get it working!
The flashed phone is not recognized by google so you have to circumvent the certificate by placing it on your phone manually. The certificate required by Gmail Mobile Application is available for download at www.verisign.com/support/roots.html.
Here’s an alleged guide to get the required certificate to resolve the “Your phone doesn’t have the appropriate certificate to communicate with Gmail” error.
- Download the certificate at www.fourteenfloor.com/files/PCA3ss_v4.cer to your computer.
- Transfer the certificate into your mobile phone and store it. .
- Click on the File in the finder
- Click on the Finder menu » Services » Send file to bluetooth device (shift-apple-b)
- Choose your phone from the list and choose send
- Accept the file on your phone