Old Feb 20, 19, 12:17 am
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Originally Posted by aceman View Post
Anyone have any experience of activating a data sim abroad?

Just activated mine, showing as active on my account, have it in my iPhone and it's showing 3g full signal, but I get the message:

"could not activate mobile data network, you are not subscribed to a mobile data service"
Had this when I first got my Fi SIM. The first activation must be in the US where they can contact the base network they use which I think is tmo.

After that I haven't had the issue, but now and then I have to move the SIM from my iPhone to my Pixel to get on a new network when I arrive in a new country. This isn't always the case. For instance I flew from Tokyo to Singapore via Seoul. When I landed in Seoul it worked fine, landed in Singapore and couldn't get a network until I popped it into my Pixel and then back into the iPhone.
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