How Does the SIM Card Work?

SIm card

is my mobile phone compatible?

The SIM Card is compatible with iPhone, IPad and Android phones ONLY.
Caution: Your phone must be unlocked. If you do not know whether or not it is unlocked, please contact your service provider ahead of time to check.

what is the internet speed? Will i have unlimited access?

The maximum speed is 75 Mbps. Internet use is limited to 200 MB per day. Additionally, the speed will drop to 128 Kbps if the limit is reached.

With 200 MB per day of data, you can visit 800 websites, talk using Skype or Line for 12 hours, send up to 40,000 messages on Skype, or download/upload 1400 images.

can i make or receive calls with the sim card?

No, this is a data-only SIM card. In other words, you will not be able to send or receive any calls.

how do i activate the sim card?

After inserting the SIM card into your phone (or camera), it needs to be configured before you can use it. 

> Read the Activation guide here <

PLEASE NOTE: You will need a Wifi connection to configure the APN and activate the SIM card the first time you use it.

which service provider does the card use?

The SIM card uses the Docomo network.

can i use the sim card outside of japan?

No, the SIM card will only work in Japan.

can i choose how many/which days i use the card?

The SIM card is available for a period of 15 or 30 consecutive days. This period of use starts upon activation of the SIM card in your phone.
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