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bigpoppamac31

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Just curious to know. If I buy an iPad with with the cellular option am I forced to sign up for a cell plan? Or is the cellular feature simply there in the event I choose to use it? Can I just add the SIM card whenever I want?
 

ramram55

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Just curious to know. If I buy an iPad with with the cellular option am I forced to sign up for a cell plan? Or is the cellular feature simply there in the event I choose to use it? Can I just add the SIM card whenever I want?
No one will force you to buy cellular plan. You can joint monthly and do skip a month, it is your choice.
Cellular is for person on the go outside without Wifi such as bus stop, on the street and so.
 
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bigpoppamac31

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No one will force you to buy cellular plan. You can joint monthly and do skip a month, it is your choice.
Cellular is for person on the go outside without Wifi such as bus stop, on the street and so.

Yeah I meant "month to month". Okay so I can sign up whenever I want to. Thanks.
 
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Syk

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Cellular also has a gps. Not sure why they won't include a gps in the wifi model. I think one is included in the Nexus7

It should come with a sim and you just activate it when you need it.
 
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Medic311

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it's optional, up to you whether to activate or not.

if you're not activating it or don't plan on using it - turn off LTE. it saves on your battery life
 
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