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iPad with iPhone MicroSIM Installed

DarkHorseMBA

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Just speculation, but wonder if someone could try this. I don't have a iPhone4 yet, but if this works I'd move up my purchase plans.

If ones takes a micro SIM from a iPhone4 and inserts it in an iPad 3G, would it work? Could you effectivly "share" a data plan between iPhone and iPad?
 

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apple and ATT have already said that the iPhone 4 micro sim will NOT work in the iPad, they will block it from working.
 

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True...but...

What if you changed the profile in Safari for example to iphone...would it work then?!! Someone try and let us know.
 

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Its not that simple.

Each device has its own IMEI number. This is the number given to the cellular towers each time the device connects. AT&T knows what IMEI numbers are for iphones and what ones are for iPads. When an iPad IMEI number connect with a simcard that has an iPhone data plan the connection is rejected from AT&T's side.

The IMEI number is embeded into the devices chips and changing it is highly illegal.
 
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