Carrier iPad Unlimited Data (Grandfathered Users)

Discussion in 'iPad' started by mBurns, May 29, 2014.

  1. mBurns macrumors 6502

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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.
     
  2. Night Spring macrumors G5

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    As far as I know, no unlimited iPad data plan includes hotspot tethering.
     
  3. surfologist87 macrumors 6502

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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.
     
  4. Truefan31 macrumors 68040

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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.
     
  5. cnotes2019 Suspended

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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
     
  6. TWO2SEVEN macrumors 68040

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    Didn't you already make a thread about this? :D
     
  7. carrobm macrumors newbie

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    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!
     
  8. PracticalMac macrumors 68030

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    T-Mobile, it is unlimited, but is choked after a point.
     
  9. ebika, Oct 6, 2014
    Last edited: Oct 6, 2014

    ebika macrumors 6502

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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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