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Thread: Mod AT&T SIM to Work in iPad 3G
04-30-2010, 12:28 PM #1Mod AT&T SIM to Work in iPad 3G
So I have found a simple way to mod your At&t Sim card to fit into the iPad 3G and work on the 3G network without activating a new data plan.
Simply use an exacto knife to trace out the mini-sim on your iPhone SIM...
Once the SIM is in the iPad you need to enter Settings->Cellular Data->APN Settings
Change the APN to "phone" without quotations.
Another way is to enter Carrier testing mode in iTunes and enter a custom ipcc file. I personally used Stealth's ATT_US_STEALTH.ipcc, worked like a charm!
It has been confirmed that this mod Is working for Rogers in Canada and also T-Mobile here in the US which is great news.
The Following 10 Users Say Thank You to Melech518 For This Useful Post:
04-30-2010, 01:22 PM #2
04-30-2010, 01:37 PM #3
Any proplems putting back together and using it in your phone?
04-30-2010, 01:41 PM #4
Not at all. If you cut it out carefully you can puzzle it back in PERFECTLY. I have been swapping back and forth flawlessly
04-30-2010, 01:46 PM #5
Very very cool
Should come in hady if the new iPhone goes micro-sim. You will be able to keep old sim, modify, and switch to an older iPhone as a back up to a new one as well.
04-30-2010, 01:46 PM #6
thats cool and everything, but mywi tethering from my iphone beats the hell out of swapping sim cards all day long.
04-30-2010, 01:52 PM #7
This is awesome! But I don't know about leaving myself phoneless just to surf on my iPad.
04-30-2010, 01:54 PM #8
Thanks for the tip! Just wish I got 3G in Michigan... only get it in Florida so I only got the wifi iPad...
"Always remember your special and unique!"
04-30-2010, 02:03 PM #9
Those pics look like they are from 2 different cards because the markings dont match up right . Anyway , this looks like it would be a good reason to sell off my 2 iphones and get the ipad now .
04-30-2010, 02:24 PM #10
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04-30-2010, 02:38 PM #12
So if I have a data package for my iPhone 3GS and i do the DIY trick to make it a microSIM I still need to sign up for ANOTHER data plan? It doesn't just share it?
04-30-2010, 02:51 PM #13
so when i'm busy watching porn on my ipad, i can't get phone calls?
04-30-2010, 02:54 PM #14
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04-30-2010, 03:26 PM #17
So does this mean a t-mobile sim will work in a unlocked 4th gen iPhone?
04-30-2010, 03:29 PM #18
Add key telephony = true
drag and drop phone app from 3GS into your iPad's application folder and set the permissions to 777.
Enjoy phone calls on your iPad
04-30-2010, 03:30 PM #19
04-30-2010, 03:30 PM #20