While data-only SIMs are traditionally used in portable 4G hotspots for mobile broadband or to get a SIM-enabled tablet online, you may have found yourself wondering if you can also use these SIMs in a smartphone.
The short answer is yes.
Is there a data only SIM?
A data only SIM card provides a data connection on a SIM card compatible device such as tablets, smartphone, iPads, etc when you do not have access to WiFi.
Is there a pay as you go sim that doesn’t expire?
There are no regular monthly charges and your Pay As You Go credit won’t expire (you just need to use your phone at least once every 180 days to keep it active). To take advantage of the offer, you should order a free SIM card from the ASDA Mobile website.
How do I activate my data only SIM?
- Activate your data-only SIM: Grab your SIM card and your compatible device. Visit fi.google.com/data and enter the code made up of letters on your SIM card.
- Insert your SIM card. For Fi devices: Learn how to insert your SIM.
- Configure your device. For Android devices:
What is Google Fi data only SIM?
Google Fi drops data SIM limit to 4 per account, previously 9. One of the handiest features of Google’s cellular service is to make a data-only SIM card to extend your service to another device. Now, Google is putting a lower limit on the number of data SIMs a single Google Fi account can support.