07-22-2013 05:44 AM
I recently discovered that my T520 has a SIM card slot (inside the battery slot)
I tried to put my cell phone SIM card in it, but there's no reaction (no "New device connected" popup dialog).
What should I do ?
Is there a driver + software that needs to be installed ?
Thanks in advance!
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07-22-2013 07:18 AM
Your T520 must have the appropriate WWAN hardware (radio card and antenna) in order to function. Otherwise the SIM slot is just a dummy slot. Do you know if you have this hardware installed?
What is the model number of your T520, something like 4239-46U
07-22-2013 06:47 PM
I can't seem to find any information on the 4246-A32 model. Another way to determine if you have the WWAN hardware is to open up the unit and see if the appropriate board is installed.
The Hardware Maintenance Manual - ThinkPad T520, T520i, W520 gives detailed instructions on how to do this.
07-22-2013 11:52 PM
Thanks for your answer and for the informations.
But I don't want to have to remove the keyboard and DIMM slot, just to know if I have WWAN or not...
Don't you think there is another way for knowing if I can use SIM card or not ?
Thanks in advance...
07-23-2013 03:25 AM
I don't know if I have this hardware installed or not (WWAN)...
My T520 is a 4246-A32 . Do you have an idea ?
i5-2520M(2.5GHz), 4GB RAM, 500GB 7200rpm HD, 15.6in 1366x768 LCD, Intel HD Graphics 3000, CDRW/DVDRW, Intel 802.11agn wireless, Bluetooth, 1Gb Ethernet, UltraNav, Secure Chip, Camera, 6c Li-Ion, Win7 Home Premium 64
No WWAN card.
07-23-2013 05:27 AM
> Where do you find such information (about each model number...) ?
> ps : 4246-A32 : no Bluetooth as well ?
Bill's configuration above indicates that Bluetooth is included.
07-23-2013 05:36 AM
Thanks for your answer!
Oh so I do have Bluetooth ? Amazing !
Why doesn't it work ?
I have tried to install the Bluetooth driver in the past, but the driver setup said "no device found".
PS : i have enabled Bluetooth in BIOS.
Thanks in advance.
07-23-2013 06:37 AM
Where do you find such information (about each model number...) ?...
Bill probably got that info by going to SUPPORT (above) and entering "4246-A32" in QuickPath (on the right).
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