For a little while I was able to get it to work by Unplugging everything else from the 4 USB Ports on my Mid Year 2010 Mac Mini (the $699.99 Model at the time, NOT the $999.99 Model at the time), but it has now Stopped working again. I do have access to Apple Mac USB Diagnostic Tools, as I am in the Paid Apple Developer Programs (the $99 a year Memberships at http://developer.apple.com/ by the way) and I will Download and Run the Tool if Necessary. I was just wondering if anyone else here is having the same problem as me, and I have actually talked with Verizon (on the Phone) about this issue once before, by the way. TIA.
Hi there Kev815pan!
I can only imagine how tedious this has been for you. I use my usb modem all of the time and I want yours to work just as easy as mine!
I triple checked my resources and I found that having the most current Apple OS as well as the most current version of VZ Access Manager by visiting www.vzam.net.
Please advise if these steps have helped!
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Just got rid of the 551L beginning 10/08/2012 (Payed the $150 Early Termination Fee) after Upgrading my Primary Line to a Apple IPhone 5 with 4G LTE (which still has Unlimited Date due to Purchasing it Month to Month) and found that the 4G Personal Hotspot on the IPhone 5 was much more Reliable than the 551L. As a Result: I now only have 1 Phone Line with Unlimited Voice, Text, and Data! 🙂
The problem may not be the Mac. The 551L is an incredibly unstable device. Read the reviews but be aware that Verizon requires a minimum of a one star rating before the review will be accepted, so the 2 star average drops to less than 1/2star. This device deserves 0 stars! Shame on Verizon for promoting a product that never should have left the experimental laboratory.
Yeah, everything else works just fine in my 4 USB 2.0 Ports, so it must be the Device that is the Problem. That's exactly the reason why I just got rid of the Device and Paid the ETF.