Carrier iPad Unlimited Data (Grandfathered Users)

mBurns

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Oct 3, 2006
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Hi gang. I am hoping someone can answer my question. I have been considering purchasing an unlimited data plan off a buddy who originally got it with his iPad 1 from way back when. I am curious if people have had success using this data plan to tether/use an iPad with one of these unlimited plans as an unlimited data mobile hotspot.
 

surfologist87

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Aug 19, 2010
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Definitely won't work. If you do jailbreak and tether you run the risk of losing it and they can tell and will gladly take it away.
 

Truefan31

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Aug 25, 2012
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I have a att iPad unlimited plan on my rmini. It's jb with tetherme. No issues at all. Tether all the time. You can use them with the att liberate mifi if u want. I'm also selling one at the moment.
 

cnotes2019

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Aug 17, 2013
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Does anyone know if you can use an smartphone unlimited data sim in an iPad or mobile hotspot (AT&T). Thanks
 

carrobm

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Oct 1, 2014
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I have a att iPad unlimited plan on my rmini. It's jb with tetherme. No issues at all. Tether all the time. You can use them with the att liberate mifi if u want. I'm also selling one at the moment.
How do you get this to work with a mifi liberate? I tried to change the IMEI number on the account webpage and it said that my device wasn't supported. thanks for the help!
 

ebika

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Nov 17, 2008
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My iPad unlimited plan works fine for me in a AT&T Mobile Hotspot Elevate 4G. I've recently gone to putting the sim into my Nexus 5 to tether. The Elevate has the annoying problem of getting hot which shuts off charging. The Nexus 5 makes a fantastic hotspot.
 
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