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Topic # 105072 26-Jun-2012 20:37

Hi,

I bought skinny SIM, anybody got  the settings for a skinny sim in a telecom M181 using the telecom connection manager, or do i need to download a skinny app? or something else?

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  Reply # 646828 27-Jun-2012 09:09 Send private message

It should work. I run a XT and 2D SIM in a MF626 without any problems or modifications..




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  Reply # 646966 27-Jun-2012 13:07

nope, plugged the sim in and it failed to connect.
Will contact skinny support :)

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  Reply # 649383 2-Jul-2012 10:03

manhinli: Have you tried the appropriate APN?

http://www.skinny.co.nz/2488_EN-Phone_evice_Stuff-Settings.htm


Yep, the connection manger also requires a number

Conntacted skinny support in Wednesday and.....still waiting..... skinny by name skinny by nature from the looks....

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  Reply # 649386 2-Jul-2012 10:09 Send private message

Have you tried *99# as the number to dial?

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  Reply # 651002 4-Jul-2012 23:30 Send private message

lestag:
manhinli: Have you tried the appropriate APN?

http://www.skinny.co.nz/2488_EN-Phone_evice_Stuff-Settings.htm


Yep, the connection manger also requires a number

Conntacted skinny support in Wednesday and.....still waiting..... skinny by name skinny by nature from the looks....


Hi

Sorry for the wait but the guys have had a look and written this for you

http://support.skinny.co.nz/app/answers/detail/a_id/334/

Hope it helps

Cheers

Paul




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  Reply # 655728 14-Jul-2012 22:03

LivingSkinny:
lestag:
manhinli: Have you tried the appropriate APN?

http://www.skinny.co.nz/2488_EN-Phone_evice_Stuff-Settings.htm


Yep, the connection manger also requires a number

Conntacted skinny support in Wednesday and.....still waiting..... skinny by name skinny by nature from the looks....


Hi

Sorry for the wait but the guys have had a look and written this for you

http://support.skinny.co.nz/app/answers/detail/a_id/334/

Hope it helps

Cheers

Paul


Thanks for that Paul.

A couple of things for someone browsing this thread later on:
1. You need to ring skinny up to activate the SIM if you don't havea  phone to put it in to activate it.
2. You will need to ring skinny to change the plan to a pure data plan
3. The newer version of Telecom Connection Manager uses a different dialing number , so if you do copy the settings off the telecom profile , it wll work for a little while and then error.... :) use *99# as the dial number( as already posted)

Oh and for speeds , i have speedtested @ 1800kb/s

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  Reply # 655962 15-Jul-2012 13:43 Send private message

lestag:
LivingSkinny:
lestag:
manhinli: Have you tried the appropriate APN?

http://www.skinny.co.nz/2488_EN-Phone_evice_Stuff-Settings.htm


Yep, the connection manger also requires a number

Conntacted skinny support in Wednesday and.....still waiting..... skinny by name skinny by nature from the looks....


Hi

Sorry for the wait but the guys have had a look and written this for you

http://support.skinny.co.nz/app/answers/detail/a_id/334/

Hope it helps

Cheers

Paul


Thanks for that Paul.

A couple of things for someone browsing this thread later on:
1. You need to ring skinny up to activate the SIM if you don't havea  phone to put it in to activate it.
2. You will need to ring skinny to change the plan to a pure data plan
3. The newer version of Telecom Connection Manager uses a different dialing number , so if you do copy the settings off the telecom profile , it wll work for a little while and then error.... :) use *99# as the dial number( as already posted)

Oh and for speeds , i have speedtested @ 1800kb/s



Thanks for that.  Data activation is on our roadmap.  The final solution will let you activate on a tablet and choose Love Bytes instead of Loose Lips, but that needs a network change on XT which isn't scheduled for a while.  We're looking to see what we can do in the interim.  Meanwhile, as you say just give the reps a call and they will sort you out.

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