New iPAD WITH CELLULAR

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  1. Alex101

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    I've bought the 64GB iPad4 Wi-Fi, but the store made a mistake and gave me the Wi-Fi & Cellular pad. If I did want to add the card and use the cellular part, can I do it at odd times as and when, or will I be required to have an ongoing contract with a provider. If an ongoing contract in the UK, what is the lowest cost I can get away with?

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    You should be able to use a pre paid SIM card in your iPad. Contact your cellular provider for terms and costs.
     
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    Thanks scifan57, I have just spoken with my provider and a card can be purchasesd to go in the i-pad and from what was explained to me it only gets used if there is no Wi-Fi signal available to hook up with. I will be going into the store to check this out in more detail, but I appreciate the help.

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    I'm glad I could be of help.
     
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    Orange (EE) do a £10 month to month iPad deal with 2GB data which is decent for the price (no contract). Other carriers are available ;)
     
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    Thanks f4780y ................... sounds like a Darlek contact and I like real names. However, I am with Orange and when called I was told about this. Just a question, which I will be asking, is there, can the 'cellular connection' be controlled, or does it just jump in where no Wi-Fi is around. My thoughts were that I would first check if there was a Wi-Fi free connection and THEN decide if I wanted to go Cellular. Is that possible ?
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    In the iPad Settings, you have full control over Wifi, Cellular, etc. You only need to have it turned on when you want to. Airplane mode is also good to control that...

    and my member name means - fatboy ;)
     
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    Thanks for that. Sigh of relief that my pennies are not being wasted. Great news.

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    This may sound like a stupid question, but the EE guy was not very forthcoming to the likes of me being a bit of a dummy on this subject. Can you give me any 'very rough' idea, if I buy a £10 card, how long 'time wise' it would run if it were constantly on surfing or viewing a film or you tube item. I believe it is charged at so muck per Mb, but that does not relate and a guidance to time would be helpful.

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    That's a question that can't really be answered, as there are too many variables involved. These would include, which sites you visited, whether or not you downloaded anything, how much streaming video you watch, etc..
     

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