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Old Dec 22, 2012, 12:57 PM   #1
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Does anyone know if I can swap my unlimited AT&T iPhone data plan over to my mini ipad,I don't have a data plan yet for my ipad.Was hoping to move my unlimited iPhone data plan to the ipad and just get a different plan for my iPhone.Thanks
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Old Dec 22, 2012, 01:54 PM   #2
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I don't think you can. As far as I know, you'd have to take out a second, separate data plan for your tablet device -- your mobile data plan is non-transferable.
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Old Dec 22, 2012, 06:04 PM   #3
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On the other hand, if you have an unlimited data plan on your iPad with ATT, you can transfer it to your iPad Mini.
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Old Dec 22, 2012, 06:15 PM   #4
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If you have a Verizon iPad you can. Att doesn't detect it and it'll still work. I'm rocking my Verizon iPad mini with att dumb phone unlimited data $20 a month and I can use it as a phone
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Old Dec 22, 2012, 06:24 PM   #5
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On the other hand, if you have an unlimited data plan on your iPad with ATT, you can transfer it to your iPad Mini.
No I don't,it's my first ipad.Just trying to get maximum usage out of my AT&T data plan.So does AT&T charge an activation fee to start a separate ipad data plan ?

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If you have a Verizon iPad you can. Att doesn't detect it and it'll still work. I'm rocking my Verizon iPad mini with att dumb phone unlimited data $20 a month and I can use it as a phone
Well I bought the AT&T ipad, maybe I should have gotten the Verizon ipad.
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Old Dec 22, 2012, 06:46 PM   #6
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Your best bet is to ask folks in the know or ATT.

I don't have an iPhone, only a 3G 1st Gen iPad. When I signed on the now grandfathered unlimited data plan with ATT, no, there was NO activation fee.

But you say you have an iPhone, so your case is different.
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Old Dec 22, 2012, 07:33 PM   #7
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No I don't,it's my first ipad.Just trying to get maximum usage out of my AT&T data plan.So does AT&T charge an activation fee to start a separate ipad data plan ?

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Well I bought the AT&T ipad, maybe I should have gotten the Verizon ipad.
Ya only downside is no lte
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If you have a Verizon iPad you can. Att doesn't detect it and it'll still work. I'm rocking my Verizon iPad mini with att dumb phone unlimited data $20 a month and I can use it as a phone
How are you able to get unlimited data on AT&T for $20?
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Old Dec 22, 2012, 10:38 PM   #9
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I have unlimited data on my AT&T iPhone 5 (grandfathered from original iPhone). Can I just take the sim out of my iPhone 5 and stick it in my iPad mini?
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I have unlimited data on my AT&T iPhone 5 (grandfathered from original iPhone). Can I just take the sim out of my iPhone 5 and stick it in my iPad mini?
As stated before it'll work with the Verizon iPad mini not the AT&T one. Just gotta configure it and your good to go,

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How are you able to get unlimited data on AT&T for $20?
$10 add a line + $10 unlimited dumb phone data aka media net = $20 data for my non AT&T aka Verizon iPad =) no let but no cap either and I can FaceTime on the go
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