Can I use this as my wireless router when I travel abroad? By just plug in the Phone line in it?
I'm planning to bring it abroad during my travel to Japan. My hotel room has provided wired Internet. So can I just plug the Internet cable to it instead of plug in to my laptop to create wireless for my IPad .
1 Answer from the Community
Yes, you can plug the provided cable into this unit. The only issue you may run into is logging into the provided service. Many of these will only allow one MAC address (one device) to have access at a time. There are ways around this, but not easy to explain or easy to do with this product.
It really comes down to the service provided by the hotel.
Many hotels are now providing wireless service, because it is easier to manage with so many different platforms and devices.
I would take it with me, plug it in and see if you get a log in for the hotel's service!
And when booking or checking in, ask for instructions on how to connect to the provided service. You will be given a code or asked to create an account... there are many different systems that different hotels use.
Power should not be an issue as Apple makes their products world friendly by making the power inputs 100-240V 50/60HZ. You make need an adapter, though.
- Answered by Jason S from Rochester
- Flag as inappropriate Answer 1
Activating a SIM-FREE phone...U.S. and Abroad
- Asked by Jtnlon B from Morrow
- 01 4, 17
- Flag as inappropriate (Activating a SIM-FREE phone...U.S. and Abroad)
- Asked about: iPhone
No answers yet
I don't have ethernet lines out in the country. I just have the regular phone line. Will this work for me?
- Asked by Brenda N from Madoc
- 07 12, 12
- Flag as inappropriate (I don't have ethernet lines out in the country. I just have the regular phone line. Will this work for me?)
- Asked about: Apple USB Ethernet Adapter
Is there a European usb mains connector for the iPhone, which I can use abroad, similar to the Apple World Travel Adapter kit for my G4 laptop?
- Asked by Peter G from Sheffield
- 12 9, 11
- Flag as inappropriate (Is there a European usb mains connector for the iPhone, which I can use abroad, similar to the Apple World Travel Adapter kit for my G4 laptop?)
- Asked about: Apple 30-pin to USB Cable