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How to surf internet using iphone? 2012/12/8 14:25
Hi,

Pls kindly advise what kind of card I need to purchase to surf internet while in tokyo osaka etc?

I just need surfing only. Thanks!!!
by swanpig  

... 2012/12/8 17:57
Which model iPhone?

Pre-paid tourist SIMs, note restrictions on bandwidth and VoIP.
Currently no nanoSIM available - although you could buy a nanoSIM cutter and cut your own.
http://www.bmobile.ne.jp/english/
http://www.econnectjapan.com/

Unlimited Data SIM rentals – nanoSIMs available.
http://globaladvancedcomm.com/simrent.html
http://www.jcrcorp.com/

Pocket Wifi Rentals – usually Unlimited Data
http://globaladvancedcomm.com/pocketwifi.html
http://www.pupuru.com/en/service/emobile/index3.html
http://www.exseli.com/rental/cat/20/entry/1872
http://www.rentafonejapan.com/Mobile-Internet.html

Enjoy your trip!
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Re: How to surf internet using iphone? 2012/12/10 11:34
Pls kindly advise what kind of card I need to purchase to surf internet while in tokyo osaka etc?

If you only need intermittent access then you should also consider using Skype Wifi, which allows you to connect to paid wifi hotspots, but pay by the minute using skype credit (in your home currency). Overall it may end up cheaper than renting a SIM card or personal hotspot.
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Re: How to surf internet using iphone? 2012/12/10 23:46
How do I apply Skype Credit/ Skype Wifi?
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Re: How to surf internet using iphone? 2012/12/11 10:12
Download skype (computer or phone) and set up an account. Follow the instructions to add credit to your account.

Download the Skype Wifi app to your phone. Sign in with your skype credentials and follow the instructions from there.
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Re: How to surf internet using iphone? 2012/12/11 10:14
I just checked the app and it seems that you cannot add credit through the app itself. You'll either have to do it via a computer or the web browser.
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Re: How to surf internet using iphone? 2012/12/12 00:31
I am using a iphone4s so in that case I need to purchase the credits through website before i can use the skype wifi? With this I can surf anytime in Tokyo?
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Re: How to surf internet using iphone? 2012/12/12 10:31
I am using a iphone4s so in that case I need to purchase the credits through website before i can use the skype wifi?

Yes, and I would suggest setting up auto recharge so that you are do not get stuck without credit.

With this I can surf anytime in Tokyo?

Anytime one of the partner wifi networks is available. In practice that means that you will be able to find service in most of the denser parts of Tokyo.
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