ipad air 2 wifi

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  1. mucky1957

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    if I buy the ipad air 2 wifi model can I connect with the internet when I am out and about. I am told there is a slot in the machine that allows me to put in a pay as you go card !!! but I can't find any information on this.

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    You will need the 3G/cellular model, which has a SIM slot for Internet access on the go.
     
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    thanks for letting me know.
     
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    Cellular air 2 has the sim slot. Wifi only air 2 does not as far as I know.
    If you use BT as your ISP then I believe you can use wifi wherever there are BT routers enabled to allow you to connect. Other than that many places have free wifi e.g. Cafes.
     
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    thanks for the info
     
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    Hello - you've already received some excellent answers; but just to reiterate (and I own a new Wi-Fi only iPad Air 2), there is no slot for a cellular SIM, so Wi-Fi (and Bluetooth) are your only wireless options; thus, you will need to be near a Wi-Fi network to connect to the internet; of course, this could be @ home or anywhere else that offers Wi-Fi, whether free or paid. Wife & I have Wi-Fi only iPads, and bring the devices along on all of our road trips - we always stay @ hotels w/ Wi-Fi, so has not been a limitation for us.

    BUT, if you need to be on the internet in the absence of a Wi-Fi network, then you will need to consider either buying a cellular capable iPad, using a personal 'hotspot', such as your phone (if that is an option), or looking into a MiFi Device - good luck in your choice. Dave :)
     
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    Thanks giradman
     

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