3 data sim, will it work in a phone?

Discussion in 'Motorhome Chat' started by FJmike, Sep 4, 2016.

  1. FJmike

    FJmike Funster

    Joined:
    Jul 17, 2014
    Messages:
    636
    Likes Received:
    730
    Location:
    Swindon
    I have a Wileyfox mobile which is dual sim so was wondering if the 3 data sim would work solely for tethering as my O2 sim can be used for calls. Wold it work bored wold it throw a wobbly when fitted in a phone?
     
  2. DM23

    DM23 Funster

    Joined:
    May 29, 2016
    Messages:
    80
    Likes Received:
    61
    Location:
    Hampshire
    We have a 3 data SIM in an old Samsung Note phone and it works fine for data and tethering.
     
    • Thanks Thanks x 2
  3. Minxy Girl

    Minxy Girl Funster Life Member

    Joined:
    Aug 22, 2007
    Messages:
    8,528
    Likes Received:
    9,899
    Location:
    E Yorks
    I can't see why it wouldn't work in fact we've used a 3 data sim in our phablet without any problems which is just a 'big' phone really ... the one thing you can't do though is use a phone sim in a mifi as they 'know' you're doing it and can stop it working apparently!
     
  4. jumar

    jumar Funster

    Joined:
    Nov 6, 2012
    Messages:
    812
    Likes Received:
    1,084
    Location:
    Spain/Notts
    In my opinion you have the perfect set up.
    Yes it will work...just switch between sims.
     
  5. PeteH

    PeteH Funster

    Joined:
    Nov 22, 2007
    Messages:
    1,759
    Likes Received:
    2,172
    Location:
    East Yorkshire
    Three used not to allow tethering on PAYGO?. (Nor did EE/T-Mobile/Orange) Which is something I do regularly on the GiffGaff system.

    Pete
     
  6. peterc10

    peterc10 Funster

    Joined:
    Jul 5, 2013
    Messages:
    3,208
    Likes Received:
    2,287
    Location:
    Tunbridge Wells
    They do now for most of their packages, except the cheaper ones.
     
  7. Boringfrog

    Boringfrog Funster

    Joined:
    Jul 13, 2008
    Messages:
    977
    Likes Received:
    448
    Tethering always been allowed on data sims.
     
  8. Yorick

    Yorick Funster

    Joined:
    Oct 1, 2013
    Messages:
    3,926
    Likes Received:
    5,670
    Location:
    Lanzarote
    Tethering not allowed abroad.
     
  9. FJmike

    FJmike Funster

    Joined:
    Jul 17, 2014
    Messages:
    636
    Likes Received:
    730
    Location:
    Swindon
    Thank you everyone for your input, have to get a 3 sim now
     
  10. FJmike

    FJmike Funster

    Joined:
    Jul 17, 2014
    Messages:
    636
    Likes Received:
    730
    Location:
    Swindon
    Now I'm undecided again :(
     
  11. Boringfrog

    Boringfrog Funster

    Joined:
    Jul 13, 2008
    Messages:
    977
    Likes Received:
    448
    With a data sim it is. Not with a phone sim though.
     
  12. Boringfrog

    Boringfrog Funster

    Joined:
    Jul 13, 2008
    Messages:
    977
    Likes Received:
    448
    You have to tether with a data sim as usually you have it in a MiFi unit which is useless without tethering to some device be it phone or tablet.
     
    • Like Like x 1
  13. DM23

    DM23 Funster

    Joined:
    May 29, 2016
    Messages:
    80
    Likes Received:
    61
    Location:
    Hampshire
  14. Minxy Girl

    Minxy Girl Funster Life Member

    Joined:
    Aug 22, 2007
    Messages:
    8,528
    Likes Received:
    9,899
    Location:
    E Yorks
  15. Yorick

    Yorick Funster

    Joined:
    Oct 1, 2013
    Messages:
    3,926
    Likes Received:
    5,670
    Location:
    Lanzarote
    Oops :moon2:
     
    • Funny Funny x 1
  16. PeteH

    PeteH Funster

    Joined:
    Nov 22, 2007
    Messages:
    1,759
    Likes Received:
    2,172
    Location:
    East Yorkshire

    How totally illogical is that?.
     
Loading...

Share This Page