How do I install a SIM card for my 4G Wi-Fi router or Mobile Wi-Fi?

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Updated 09-24-2021 09:24:49 AM 2810
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With a 4G Wi-Fi router or Mobile Wi-Fi, you can insert a SIM card to enjoy fast, stable Wi-Fi.

 

Scenario 1: Install a SIM card for a 4G Wi-Fi router

  1. Find the SIM card slot on the back panel.
  2. Get a SIM card (Micro or Nano) that fits the slot.
  • For a Micro SIM card slot:

Tip: With the provided SIM card adapter and sticker, you can convert a Nano SIM card to fit a Micro slot.

 

  • For a Nano SIM card slot:

Note: Only a Nano SIM card can fit a Nano slot, therefore no SIM card adapter or sticker is provided.

 

  1. With the gold contacts facing down, insert the SIM card into the slot until you hear a click.

Cautions:

  1. When inserting a SIM card, make sure the SIM card is in the correct orientation. Do NOT insert at an angle or use force.
  2. Do not insert an empty card adapter into the card slot. Otherwise, the card slot may be damaged.

 

 

Scenario 2: Install a SIM card for a Mobile Wi-Fi

  1. Remove the back cover and find the SIM card slot.
  2. Get a SIM card (Standard or Micro) that fits the slot, then install the card.

Caution: When inserting a SIM card, make sure the SIM card is in the correct orientation. Do NOT insert at an angle or use force.

  • For a Standard SIM card slot:

Tip: With the provided SIM card adapter and sticker, you can convert a Micro or Nano SIM card to fit a Standard slot.

 

  • For a Micro SIM card slot:

Tip: With the provided SIM card adapter and sticker, you can convert a Nano SIM card to fit a Micro slot.

 

If you need more configuration instructions, refer to the product manuals at https://www.tp-link.com/support/download/

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