Huawei Mifi

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  1. Khizzie

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    Hi there was a thread on here about this mifi unit bought from tescos the R207 .thought it came with 4gb data but only 2gb on card,.. Does the other 2gb get added automatically when the first 2gb is used..I seem to remember it was discussed but can't remember details!s...Roy
     
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    Take it back and ask
     
  3. Robert Clark

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    Depends where you bought it as the packs tend to vary
     
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    Also not all branches have the same offer on at the same time, or perhaps it is using a different data server to the original posting
     
  5. Shandyman

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    I bought 2 of these the one's bought online had 4gb and the one's in store had 2gb as if they were old stock when I returned mine I was given the 4gb. @Khizzie

    Richard
     
  6. Khizzie

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    The envelope had 4gb printed on it but only 2gb was shown when activated....so will talk to Vodafone when back into civilisation.. Thankyou those that gave me constructive advice.Roy
     
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    That thread was a while ago, seems at the time there were some 4gb and 2gb versions about.
    I posted it originally but it was more for obtaining the Mifi than the data.... Remember it expires in 30 days from First use...
     
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  8. Khizzie

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    The mifi unit has been great ,am very pleased with it ,just concerned about stated gb and actual gb..but will have it out with Vodafone sometime next week...
     
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    I got one of these and tried to unlock it unfortunately the code seems not to have worked (want to use it on 3)
     
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    Almost everyone got a code off ebay for 99p and did it.. It did 2 for fellow funsters. Been a while now but maybe find the original post and check who people used on ebay. I am at stratford on phone and limited internet connection to do much searching. Good luck.
     
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    I unlocked mine and now use it on 3. You have to use a non-vodaphone sim to force the unlock procedure. Apologies if I'm teaching my Granny to suck eggs.;)
     
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    I was thinking of getting a 3 broadband deal and buying my own mifi.

    Is it gonna be a problem ?
     
  13. Zepp

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    You could try this just enter IMEI number it worked for me

    http://tools.texby.com/unlock-codes/huawei/

    Paul
     
  14. Manic

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    This was posted by MinxyGirl, hopefully she won't mind me reposting it,
    I've been asked various questions about the MIFI and other bits and pieces, so to save me having to keep sending the info out individually here it is!

    • Phone numbers to contact EE to cancel contract:
      - EE Landline number: 01707 315000
      - EE free-phone number: 0800 801080
      - T-mobile or Orange 'pay monthly' phone contract holders (not PAYG) can ring 150 free
    • EE (everything everywhere) is just the name that is use since Orange and T-Mobile got together to provide their services, basically a rebranding exercise (it's nothing to do with 4g itself).
    • The MIFI is 4g compatible and the sim that comes with it is a 4g contract one but you will ONLY be able to use 4g in the areas where it is available (it is being rolled out by some providers at present and others are already providing it but often for an extra charge). If 4g isn't available to you yet the MIFI is still one heck of a fast 3g one - we checked on our download speeds today, with our original '3' MIFI we rarely got a maximum of 200kbps on a good day, normally around 100kbps, but with the new MIFI we have had up to 900kbps!!! :Eeek:
    • The sim you use in the MIFI itself doesn't have to be 4g, it's the deal that you're on that will determine if you can get 4g - ie you have to have a 4g pay monthly contract (either the 30 day rolling one, or a 'term' one) or 4g PAYG. If your deal is NOT a 4g one you won't be able to connect to 4g even though the MIFI unit is 4g compatible - it depends on what your provider is allowing you to have. So, if your current provider isn't doing 4g then you won't get 4g if you us it in the MIFI.
    • Some providers are giving 4g to their customers for no extra cost - for example '3' will be allowing all their mobile broadband customers 4g connection free of charge when 4g is rolled out in their area, but in order to benefit from this the customers would need a 4g compatible device (which is what this MIFI is) to be able to access it ... I think that makes sense! It's a bit like having a TV without freeview built in and trying to watch digital tv ... you can't! The same goes for mobile phones, if they are not 4g compatible regardless of whether 4g is available, if the phone can't handle it, you won't be able to use it. At some point in the future I'm sure all mobile equipment will use 4g as standard so by having a MIFI which is 4g compatible this is 'future proofing'.
    http://www.three.co.uk/Discover/Built_for_internetting?site=d

    Hope this helps ... I'm learning about all of this too!!!!

    If I get the chance I'll actually create a web page with the info on so I can just refer people to that as I'm getting bombarded with PMs asking for the info!!! :RollEyes: Not that I mind so keep asking if you want it but please ensure you give me your email address.:thumb:
     
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    Now working on 3 just need to find the apn details for 3 in France for our trip!
     
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    Yes I'd like an answer to that. It worked fine in UK but cannot connect in France, which is what I bought it for!

    Wyn
     
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    Did you go into the settings and allow roaming?
     
  18. GJH

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    Unless they have changed their policies recently, all MiFi devices (and the vast majority of phones) sold by 3 are already unlocked.
     

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