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# 142927 28-Mar-2014 18:43
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I would be grateful if any of the Telecom people could help me out here.

I have a Telecom iPhone on all AoG plan with Telecom, and a private iPad on a pay monthly 500 MB mobile broadband plan with Telecom. I can register my iPhone with the Telecom WiFi network no problem by using the text code sent to me. If I try and register my iPad on the WiFi network ( I believe I am eligible as it has a 3G monthly mobile broadband plan as per the eligibility criteria), I cannot receive a text code to the mobile number registered to the iPad, (as the iPad cannot receive SMS), so I have to get the text sent to my iPhone number. I can then put that code into my iPad, and it will happily register and work on the WiFi, but then my iPhone will no longer work on the Wifi.

In other words, the system won't allow two devices to connect to the Wifi network if they are both registered to the same mobile number. But I can't register my iPad to its own mobile number, so I am stuck...

I would really like to use both devices on the Wifi network, independently, as they are both eligible.

Peter

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  # 1014808 28-Mar-2014 19:07
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Put the ipad SIM in another device to get the activation txt.



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  # 1014820 28-Mar-2014 19:52
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can you put a mobile broadband only SIM in a cellphone and pick up SMS? I thought you had to have text enabled on the SIM as well?

 
 
 
 


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  # 1014822 28-Mar-2014 19:56
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Browse to http://www.telecom.co.nz/ytmobile over 3g.. then click change password and forgot password and you should be able to set it in there.

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  # 1014857 28-Mar-2014 21:18
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But how does that help to get the iPad using the wifi which last I tried needs a code sent even if you have a my telecom account configured on the number already?




Richard rich.ms



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  # 1015109 29-Mar-2014 17:20
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Actually... I got this wrong - The Telecom Wifi system will let me register two separate devices against the same mobile number. When I tried to do this back in December last year, it wouldn't work. So either I was doing something wrong, or they have changed the system.

Anyway, I now have both my iPad and the iPhone successfully simultaneously able to use Telecom Wifi - thank you Telecom!

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  # 1015113 29-Mar-2014 17:31
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I think you can have a max of 5 devices but I could be wrong.

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