Carrier iPad SIM card in a cradlepoint or similar?

Discussion in 'iPad' started by zorinlynx, Dec 18, 2014.

  1. zorinlynx macrumors 603


    May 31, 2007
    Florida, USA
    Anyone ever try putting the SIM card from their iPad in one of those cradlepoint cellular routers?

    Just wondering if I could use it as a backup for home Internet when it goes down. My 20GB AT&T Mobile share plan is certainly capable of that!
  2. rigormortis macrumors 68000


    Jun 11, 2009
    the iPad already has tethering, and the iPad itself could provide up to 10 hours of mobile hotspot on batteries.. how much hotspot do you get from that cradle point?

    putting that aside, as long as the cradle point wasn't locked to another carrier , i think the sim would work fine.

    a sim card that did not have tethering provisioned, probably wouldn't work.

    get a good return policy on the router

    I wish people would ask me TRS-80 questions

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