RUTX11 Mobile

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The information in this page is updated in accordance with firmware version RUTX_R_00.02.05.1.

Summary

The Mobile page is used to configure mobile connection settings.

This manual page provides an overview of the Mobile page in RUTX11 devices.

If you're having trouble finding this page or some of the parameters described here on your device's WebUI, you should turn on "Advanced WebUI" mode. You can do that by clicking the "Basic" button under "Mode", which is located at the top-right corner of the WebUI.

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General

The General section is used to configure SIM card parameters that define how the device will establish a mobile connection.

SIM card settings


The SIM Card Settings section is used to configure main SIM card parameters. Refer to the figure and table below for information on the fields contained in that section.

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NB only
Field Value Description
Default SIM off | on; default: on Sets this SIM slot as the default one.
Deny data roaming off | on; default: off Denies data connection on roaming conditions.
Service mode Auto | 4G (LTE) only | 3G only; default: Auto Network connection type preference.
PIN integer [0000..999999999999]; default: none SIM card's PIN (Personal Identification Number) is a secret numeric password used authenticate the device to the SIM card. PIN codes are comprised of numbers only and the length can range from 4 to 12 symbols.
Band selection Auto | Manual; default: Auto Network frequency band selection method. When set to Auto, the device connects to the band with the best connectivity conditions, while Manual provides the possibility to manually select the bands which the device will obliged to use.

SMS limit settings


The SMS Limit Settings section provides you with the possibility to set up a maximum sent SMS message cap for your SIM card.

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Field Value Description
Enable SMS Limit off | on; default: off Turns SMS limiting on or off.
SMS limit count integer; default: none Sets the SMS sending cap, i.e., how many SMS messages can be sent from this SIM card during the specified period.
Period Day | Week | Month; default: Day Period for which SMS limiting should apply. After the period expires, the SMS limit counter will be reset.
Clear SMS Limit - (interactive button) Clears the SMS limit counter for the selected period.

USSD


Unstructured Supplementary Service Data (USSD) is communication protocol used in communication between cellular devices and mobile network operators. It is usually used with prepaid SIM cards to enable/disable certain services or to obtain information from a network operator.

This section provides the possibility to send USSD messages to the mobile operator.

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Field Value Description
USSD string; default: none Enter a USSD code (up to 182 character) that you wish to send. To send the entered USSD code, click the 'Send' button below the Response box.
Response message string; default: No response yet Displays the response to the last sent USSD message. Receiving the response may take up to a minute.
Send - (interactive button) Click to send the message entered in the USSD field.

SIM switch

The SIM Switch section provides you with the possibility to configure SIM switching rules, i.e., set up circumstances under which the device will perform a switch from using one SIM card to another. Refer to the figure and table below for information.

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Field Value Description
Enable automatic switching off | on; default: off Turns automatic SIM switching on or off.
Check interval integer [3..3600]; default: 10 The frequency (in seconds) at which the device will check for SIM switch conditions. If such a condition exists, the router will perform a SIM switch, if not - it will check for the same conditions again after the amount of time specified in this field passes.
Attempts before SIM switch integer [1..10]; default: 3 How many times a condition will be checked before executing a SIM switch. For example, if the device is a state that meets at least one SIM switch condition, the device will perform a number of additional checks specified in this field and will perform a SIM switch only if the condition is met on every check.
On weak signal off | on; default: off Performs a SIM switch when the signal strength drops below a certain threshold.
On data limit off | on; default: off Performs a SIM switch when the mobile data limit for this SIM card is reached. You can set up a mobile data limit in the Network → WAN (Basic WebUI mode) or Network → Interfaces (Advanced WebUI mode) pages by clicking 'Edit' next to the interface you wish limit the data for.
On SMS limit off | on; default: off Performs a SIM switch when the SMS limit for this SIM card is reached. You can set up SMS limit in the Network → Mobile → General page.
On roaming off | on; default: off Performs a SIM switch when roaming conditions are detected.
No network off | on; default: off Performs a SIM switch when a network connection is not available.
On network denied off | on; default: off Performs a SIM switch when access to a network is denied by an operator.
On data connection fail off | on; default: off Performs a SIM switch when mobile data connection fails.

Network operators

The Network operators section provides you with the possibility to scan for and manage mobile network operators to which the device's SIM card can connect to. Operator selection is only available for the primary SIM card. In order to specify an operator for the other SIM card it must first be selected as the Primary SIM in the SIM card settings section.

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Field Value Description
Active SIM SIM 1 | SIM 2; default: SIM 1 Displays which SIM card is currently active.
Current operator string; default: none Displays the name of the operator the which the device is currently connected.
Connection mode Auto | Manual; default: Auto Operator selection method.
  • Auto - selects the operator automatically.
  • Manual - requires you to select the operator manually. (More on this selection below.)

Manual operator selection


To select an operator manually, specify Connection mode: Manual and click 'Scan For Operators'.

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Will be prompted with a pop-up asking if you're sure. Click 'Yes' if you wish to proceed.

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Wait for the scan to finish. As indicated by the onscreen message, the process can take up to 3 minutes.

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Once the scan has finished, you will see the results in the 'Operators List'.

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In order to lock the SIM card to using a single operator, place a check mark next to the relevant entry in the list and click 'Save & Apply'.