How to Use 4G Data Prepaid with Apple SIM

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4G Data Prepaid is a no anual contract service that allows customers with an iPad that has either an Apple SIM card they have inserted or an embedded Apple SIM to use data services over the SoftBank network without a basic monthly charge. Tethering service is available for free.

Compatible Device Models

Models that accept an Apple SIM card 10.5-inch iPad Pro, 12.9-inch iPad Pro,
9.7-inch iPad, 9.7-inch iPad Pro,
12.9-inch iPad Pro(1st Generation), iPad Air 2,
iPad mini 4, iPad mini 3
Models with an embedded Apple SIM 10.5-inch iPad Pro, 12.9-inch iPad Pro,
9.7-inch iPad Pro
  • Compatible OS versions: iOS 9.3 or later

Service Charges

Service Charges
Basic charge Free
Data plan 1GB / 31 days / 1,500 yen

Phone Number Validity

  • Your data has a period of validity, either 31 days including the date of application, or until you use 1GB or more data.
  • Your contract will automatically be canceled after 360 days starting from your initial contract date or the final purchase date of the 4G data prepaid plan.

Payment Method

Credit card settlement (Only accept VISA, MasterCard, JCB)

  • No administrative fees apply.

Terms of Use

  • Customers who have an Apple SIM card or an iPad with an embedded Apple SIM
  • Customers who are at least 20 years of age
  • Customers who hold a credit card in their name

See “4G Data Prepaid” conditions of service provision

How to register

The customer activates by themself from their iPad. See below for how to activate this service.

See “How to Activate 4G Data Prepaid”


  • This service cannot be used on SIM-locked iPad.