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Thinkpad X270 activate WWAN card help!

2018-05-10, 8:27 AM

Hello, 

 

I have MTM number 20K5S0E900.

 

I put a sim card into the slot and cannot make it active. Any tips and tricks for this job? First time dealing with WWAN card. 

 

Many thanks!

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Re: Thinkpad X270 activate WWAN card help!

2018-05-10, 8:46 AM
Welcome to the Community

x270 MTM 20K5S0E900 isn't equipped by internal wwan modem, but is wwan upgradeable as it.has wwan antennas kit and the SIM card reader.



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Re: Thinkpad X270 activate WWAN card help!

2018-05-10, 8:46 AM
Welcome to the Community

x270 MTM 20K5S0E900 isn't equipped by internal wwan modem, but is wwan upgradeable as it.has wwan antennas kit and the SIM card reader.



x220 • Gobi 2000 3g | hdd, msata ssd, wwan, wifi, gps -- unique config
ThinkPad 25 Special Anniversary Edition. #Retro. Signed by D.Hill
T470p | X1 Carbon Gen3 | Miix 2 10" | Yoga Tablet 2-1050F (Android) + BT Keyboard
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Re: Thinkpad X270 activate WWAN card help!

2018-05-10, 10:54 AM

Thank you for reply!

 

Any idea of what model of wwan modem will fit my laptop? 

 

Regards, Adi!

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Re: Thinkpad X270 activate WWAN card help!

2018-05-10, 11:13 AM
Sierra Wireless em7455 and em7430, with Lenovo FRU # only.
https://download.lenovo.com/parts/ThinkPad/x270_20k5_20k6_20180305.pdf



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Re: Thinkpad X270 activate WWAN card help!

2018-05-10, 11:50 AM

Thank you for prompt help! Have a good day!

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