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W50 - Mobile Broadband - SIM card?

2012-01-11, 15:24 PM

This might seem pretty obvious but do I need to buy an integrated card for the SIM card to be read? (I didnt choose the "Integrated Mobile Broadband (Ericsson F5521gw)" option when buying the laptop)

 

I've got the SIM card inserted under the battery (it's "clicked" into place) but my Orange 3G USB dongle says it can't see the SIM.

 

Any ideas?

Thanks,

Andrew

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Re: W50 - Mobile Broadband - SIM card?

2012-01-12, 8:25 AM
hey andrewjknox,

shouldn't the simcard be in the dongle ?

although there is a slot under the battery to insert the sim, the sim will not be detected as there is no device (the intergrated mobile) to detect it.





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Re: W50 - Mobile Broadband - SIM card?

2012-01-12, 9:27 AM

Hi and thank you.

Okay, I feel like an utter idiot. I've never used one of these dongles before and I didn't realise the SIMs went inside them (I couldn't see a way to open up the dongle but after downloading a quickstart manual from Orange, I see where I open it up).

 

Thanks so much again,

Andrew

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