How to Use 4G Data Prepaid with eSIM
[Discontinued 4G Data Prepaid Communication Service and Rate Plan]
- For Apple devices that have embedded or removable Apple SIMs, a new subscription to 4G Data Prepaid Communication Service and 4G Data Prepaid Rate Plan is no longer available as of October 1, 2022.
- Even after that date, your current 4G Data Prepaid Rate Plan subscription purchased for these devices is still valid for 31 days starting on the date of the purchase.
- If you are using an Apple SIM device, 4G Data Prepaid Communication Service and 4G Data Prepaid Rate Plan continue to be available.
4G Data Prepaid is a no annual contract service that allows customers with an iPad embedded eSIM to use data services over the SoftBank network without a basic monthly charge.
Compatible Device Models
|Models with an embedded eSIM||iPad Air (5th Gen.)
iPad (9th Gen.)
iPad Pro 11” (3rd Gen.)
iPad Pro 12.9” (5th Gen.)
iPad Air (4th Gen.)
iPad (8th Gen.)
iPad Pro 11” (2nd gen.)
iPad Pro 12.9” (4th gen.)
iPad Pro 11”
iPad Pro 12.9” (3rd gen.)
iPad Air (3rd gen.)
iPad (7th gen.)
iPad mini (5th gen.)
iPad mini (6th Gen.)
For Apple devices that have embedded or removable Apple SIMs, a new subscription to 4G Data Prepaid Communication Service and 4G Data Prepaid Rate Plan is no longer available as of October 1, 2022.
|Models with an embedded Apple SIM||12.9-inch iPad Pro (2nd gen.)
10.5-inch iPad Pro
9.7-inch iPad Pro
|Models that an Apple SIM card||12.9-inch iPad Pro (1st gen.)
iPad Air 2
iPad (6th gen.)
iPad (5th gen.)
iPad mini 4
iPad mini 3
- Compatible OS versions: iOS 9.3 or later
|Data plan||1GB / 31 days / 1,650 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.
Credit card settlement (Only accept VISA, MasterCard, JCB)
- No administrative fees apply.
- Customers who have an Apple SIM card or an iPad with an embedded eSIM
- Customers who are at least 20 years of age
- Customers who hold a credit card in their name
How to register
The customer activates by themself from their iPad. See below for how to activate this service.
- This service cannot be used on SIM-locked iPad.