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Getting data connection for tablet or Wifi unit from my sim?

New Simcard with unlimited calls, messages and data, will work in my phone, but no data connection if used in my laptop, WiFi unit or tablet???

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Re: Getting data connection for tablet or Wifi unit from my sim?

Hello

For the laptop and tablet you may have to manually enter these settings

New Virgin Mobile APN Settings

Internet APN
Name: WEB
APN: goto.virginmobile.uk
MCC: 234
MNC: 38
Authentication Type: CHAP
APN Protocol: IPv4
APN Roaming protocol: IPv4
Leave all other options blank/Not set

MMS APN.
Name: MMS
APN: goto.virginmobile.uk
MMSC: http://mms.virginmobile.co.uk:8002
MMS Proxy: 193.30.166.2
MMS Port: 8080
MCC: 234
MNC: 38
Authentication Type: CHAP
APN Type: mms
APN Protocol: IPv4
APN Roaming protocol: IPv4
Leave all other options blank/Not set

When you say a Wifi unit to you mean Mifi i.e. a router thats uses a mobile connection.

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Re: Getting data connection for tablet or Wifi unit from my sim?

Sorry yes i meant Mifi, previously i have used EE or O2 sim cards in the Mifi, plug and play, but not with the Virgin sim? Do i take it i have to manually put the settings in the Mifi unit?

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Hello

Just as a heads up under the AUP that virgin have - https://www.virginmedia.com/shop/the-legal-stuff/acceptable-use-policy/mobile-acceptable-use-policy

"3.7    Your mobile SIM card is for use in a personal mobile or mobile broadband device, such as a dongle or mobile Wi-Fi device.  It is not intended for use in any other type of device, including 4G routers. We reserve the right to suspend your services if we believe abuse is taking place and if you are using an unlimited tariff, we may ask you to move to a plan with a fixed data allowance."

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Re: Getting data connection for tablet or Wifi unit from my sim?

So is it ok to use it in a Mifi? Surely that is a mobile WiFi device?

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Re: Getting data connection for tablet or Wifi unit from my sim?

Hello

I understand but Mifi is a 4G router.

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