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NEILAH
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Just purchased a sim to use abroad fo data, registered sim and works in phone. I need to use it in my wi fi box to use as a mobile wi fi but doesn’t work, wi fi box recognises sim but showing no internet connection 

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pgn
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O2 SIMs for router devices and for phones are not the same, @NEILAH 

https://www.o2.co.uk/shop/sim-cards/sim-only-deals

Whilst a mobile SIM may work in the WiFi device initially, it will be unreliable in the long run.

If you bought the right SIM, it may be the WiFi box's APN needs to be changed to the O2 APN.

See here: https://community.o2.co.uk/t5/Tech-Support/O2-SIM-card-wont-work-in-my-router/m-p/1573965/highlight/...

Good luck.

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MI5
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@NEILAH 

You can only use a data only sim in a router and these do not work abroad anyway.

O2 is the wrong choice for your needs.

I have no affiliation whatsoever with O2 or any subsidiary companies. Comments posted are entirely of my own opinion. This is not Customer Service so we are unable to help with account specific issues.

Currently using:
Pixel 7a (O2 & Lyca), One Plus 6 (Sfr), iPhone 12 Pro Max (Vodafone)
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