How to connect PS3 using a USB modem
Most PS3 players have this problem: what can I do if I want to connect my PS3 to the network using a USB modem? Now this article is the solution for this question. Do the following:
Turn on your USB modem and connect it to your computer. Make sure your internet connection is fine.
Use an ethernet cable to combine your computer and PS3.
Start->Control Panel->Network Connections.
Step 4: Right-click “USB Modems Internet Connection”. -> properties -> “Advanced” -> Select “Allow other users to connect through this computer’s Internet connection”.
In the step, some people may face this error: “IP address timed out”, then you can do as follows:
a) Star->Control Panel->Network Connections;
b) Select mobile broadband connection, right click and then click ->Properties ->Advanced;
c) Click “Network Setup Wizard” at the bottom. Click ->Next ->Next ->Select “Ignore disconnected network hardware” -> Next -> Select “This computer connects directly to the Internet. Other computers on my network connect to the Internet through this computer” ;
d) Choose the mobile connection (eg Mobile Sierra Wireless Compass 597 EVDO Modem #3) -> Next;
e) Choose the private connection. To connect the PS3 to the computer, you need a ‘LAN connection’, Cilck -> Next -> (Give the name of the computer) Next -> (Named network) -> Next -> Next. Go back to Step 4.
You may get a prompt that says you need to redial your Internet connection. Do this:
“Network Settings” -> “Settings” -> “Internet Connection Settings”, and click X. Select easy setup, and from there it should detect your IP address and clear an internet network from your PC to your PS3. Save these settings.
Now start enjoying playing your PS3.