Results 1 to 4 of 4

Thread: SIM Swap for Unlimited

  1. #1
    Join Date
    Jul 2018
    Feedback Score

    SIM Swap for Unlimited

    Can anyone tell me if it would be possible to setup a new Unlimited AT&T prepaid account for a phone, and then take that SIM out and put it in my USB Modem (AT&T Beam) to get the Unlimited Plan that isn't otherwise offered for USB Modems/Hotspots? If so, would I need to "activate" that SIM in that phone, or would it be possible to just use the IMEI for the phone on the website, and then put the SIM directly into the USB Modem/Hotspot?

  2. #2
    Join Date
    Nov 2005
    Feedback Score
    Do you mean the $65 unlimited plan
    That has the unlimited high speed data ?? It says in the description that mobile
    Hotspot / tethering is not allowed.

  3. #3
    Join Date
    Aug 2018
    iPhone 8 Plus Product Red
    AT&T, T-Maybe, Visible, Sprint
    Feedback Score
    You could try it. Someone with the unlimited iPad plan did something similar and it failed to renew at the end of the month. Basically AT&T is doing an IMEI check. At the end of the month at the time of renewal, put the sim back in the phone and take it back out once renewed. Name:  6D235EBC-09DA-4C66-8F24-3B84AB0993EB.jpg
Views: 177
Size:  102.4 KB
    Thinking the IMEI check is for postpaid. I’m on prepaid and switched from a Note 4 to an iPhone 8 Plus and my service did not fail to renew

  4. #4
    Join Date
    Nov 2004
    Northern Virginia
    Apple iPhone7 Plus Apple iPhone 7 Plus
    AT&T Mobility
    Feedback Score
    Switching between the same type device has always been allowed. Switching among a telephone and a tablet, computer or a cellular modem is the concern.
    Earl F. Parrish

Similar Threads

  1. SIM Swap for MMS on iPhone4?
    By tgenius in forum Straight Talk
    Replies: 3
    Last Post: 07-29-2013, 08:30 AM
  2. Sim Swap for MMS works, but settings won't stick
    By cassandrshhh in forum Straight Talk
    Replies: 6
    Last Post: 04-09-2013, 08:19 AM
  3. Questions on T-Mobile SIM-swap for iPhone
    By kejinlexsc in forum Straight Talk
    Replies: 13
    Last Post: 02-05-2013, 07:01 PM
  4. BYOP Sim Swap for replacement phone?
    By gh1138 in forum Straight Talk
    Replies: 2
    Last Post: 01-12-2013, 08:47 PM
  5. Replies: 1
    Last Post: 12-05-2012, 09:16 AM

Tags for this Thread