Prepaid SIM for Travel - Compatible with SIM free smartphone and tablet - 31 days / 1GB - Excellent and comfortable mobile broadband connectivity - Quick and easy to use your phone with SIM card - Mt. Fuji - Hello Kitty ©1976,2016 SANRIO co., LTD.

Prepaid SIM for Travel Overview - SIM size Multi, Data Service ONLY, LTE&3G

Service Outline

“Prepaid SIM for Travel” is a prepaid data-only SIM service for foreign visitors in Japan.
Use data communication domestically in Japan.
The SIM packaging features two designs, Mount Fuji symbolic of Japan, and Hello Kitty.

  • Mt. Fuji
  • Hello Kitty

    ©1976, 2016 SANRIO co.,LTD.

Sales price

1GB / 31 days Set by the retailer

Additional plan purchase

Additional planPrice
500MB / 31 day planPeriod of validity is 31 days
including date of purchase.
1,620 yenIndicated plan prices include tax.

Where to buy

SoftBank shop, consumer electronics store, SoftBank rental counter at the airport.

How to Use

“Notes before Setup”Depending on your terminal's OS type and version, setup procedure and names of items may differ.

Setting and application is required before using the 4G prepaid sim.

  1. Insert the sim card into your phone and set up your phone.
  2. Application through the special Prepaid SIM for Travel web site is required.

Preparation

Android™ OS

Install SIM card in terminal.

  1. 01

    Tap “Settings” in the Apps list.

  2. 02

    In “Wireless & networks”, tap “More...”.

  3. 03

    Tap “Mobile networks”

  4. 04
    APN plus.4g Username plus Password 4g

    Tap “Access Point Names” → “+” in the action bar, and specify the “APN”, “Username”, and “Password”.

  5. 05

    In the menu, tap “Save”, and select the APN set in the APN list.

iOS

Install SIM card in terminal.

  1. 01

    In the home screen, tap “Settings”.

  2. 02

    Tap “Cellular” → “Cellular Data Options” and turn on “Enable 4G”.

The special Prepaid SIM for Travel web site

Preparation

  1. 01
    http://c.mb.softbank.jp/r?cmcd=4100049963

    From your terminal, enter the URL or scan the QR code to access the special Prepaid SIM for Travel web site.

    • Turn WiFi off.

  2. 02

    Confirm details of “Notes before Using this Service” and “Important Information”, checkmark “Agree”, and tap “Next”.

  3. 03

    Complete the required items in the input screen, photograph an image of your passport, then upload it and tap “Next”.

  4. 04

    After making sure there are no errors in the subscriber information you entered, tap “Apply”.

  5. 05

    Once your application is processed, you will be able to use this service within 30 minutes.

    • You may be ineligible to use this service depending on our criteria.

To purchase an additional plan

  1. 01

    Access the special Prepaid SIM for Travel web site and tap “Plan purchase”.

    • A plan can only be purchased after your subscription plan has ended.

  2. 02

    Confirm details of “Notes before Purchasing a Plan”, checkmark “Agree”, and tap “Next”.

  3. 03

    Enter information for your credit card to be used for settlement, and tap “Next”.

  4. 04

    After making sure there are no errors in the entered information, tap “Purchase”.

  5. 05

    Your application has been completed.
    You may use this service.

Important

  • This service can only be used with SIM-lock-free terminals.
  • Activation procedure requires mobile phone with camera and a photo to be uploaded of your original passport.
  • Persons under 20 years of age may not apply.
  • This service uses the SoftBank network.
    Usable systems and frequencies for your terminal are the following.
    LTE: Band 1(2100 MHz)/ Band 3(1700 MHz)/ Band 8(900 MHz) / Band 41(2500 MHz)
    W-CDMA(3G): Band 1(2100 MHz)/ Band 8(900 MHz)
  • Credit card is required to purchase additional plan packets (VISA/MasterCard/JCB).

FAQ

Q. What kind of service is “Prepaid SIM for Travel”?
A. “Prepaid SIM for Travel” is a prepaid data-only SIM service for foreign visitors in Japan.
Q. What is required to subscribe?
A. A SIM-lock-free terminal with a camera and your original passport are required.
Documents other than your original passport cannot be accepted.
Usable systems and frequencies for your terminal are the following.
LTE: Band 1(2100 MHz)/ Band 3(1700 MHz)/ Band 8(900 MHz) / Band 41(2500 MHz)
W-CDMA(3G): Band 1(2100 MHz)/ Band 8(900 MHz)
Q. Can anyone subscribe?
A. Persons under 20 years of age may not subscribe.
Q. What kinds of plans can I subscribe to?
A. You can subscribe to additional plans at the below prices.
500MB / 31 day plan 1,620 yen
Period of validity is 31 days including date of purchase.
Indicated plan prices include tax.
Q. Can I use voice calling?
A. This service is a data-only service, voice calling is not available.
Q. Where can I purchase this service?
A. SoftBank shop, consumer electronics store, SoftBank rental counter at the airport.
Q. How do I purchase an additional data allotment?
A. You can purchase additional data allotments on the special Prepaid SIM for Travel web site.
A credit card is required to complete a purchase.