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Can I add a jetpack to my plan and split data with another device?
boryzark
Member

I already own a MIFI4 620LE JETPACK WITH SIM. I would like to add it to my account and then SPLIT the present data plan evenly between the two devices. Doing this will alleviate the who has device, mom or me situation. Do not see the option to do this online unless I am buying new/ preowned device which has already occured. Please assist, robby

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Re: Adding an already owned 2nd device
vzw_customer_support
Customer Support

boryzark,

We can definitely point you in the right direction, I can see this is important to you. You will have to add a line to your post paid account and have a More Everything http://vz.to/1lwOwRQ plan in order to share data. To add a line, you can call 800-256-4646 and of our Telesales representatives can assist with that. 

AdaS_VZW
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Re: Adding an already owned 2nd device
Ann154
Expert
Expert

You could look at using it as a prepaid device. When the data allotment is reached, the data is shut off or the person using it can add more funds.

I'm most definitely NOT a VZW employee. If a post answered your question, please mark it as the answer.

Re: Adding an already owned 2nd device
Not applicable

I don't think there is a way to split data evenly.

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Re: Adding an already owned 2nd device
rcschnoor
Sr. Leader
Sr. Leader

So this means you will have 2 devices on a More Everything plan? Simply subscribe to Family base and set the data limit for each device to half of your allowance.Smiley Happy

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Re: Adding an already owned 2nd device
Not applicable

Can you do that for mi-fis? I though it was just for phones?

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Re: Adding an already owned 2nd device
rcschnoor
Sr. Leader
Sr. Leader

I have no idea, but it is certainly worth looking into, especially since the 1st month is free for the service AND the service does EXACTLY what they want it to do. I can't see any reason why it wouldn't work for mifi's. You can have a mifi on a regular account. It would be kind of self defeating if you have a service where it says you can restrict data on your account to any of the lines, EXCEPT if you have a specific device on it. I haven't read anything like that in the description of the service.

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Re: Adding an already owned 2nd device
rcschnoor
Sr. Leader
Sr. Leader

From the FamilyBase faq:

Which devices are compatible with the FamilyBase service?

FamilyBase works with most Verizon Wireless 4G LTE and 3G mobile devices. However, it's not compatible with:

  • Simple Internet Protocol (IP) devices Simple, low-level protocol devices for initiating interactive communication sessions between users
  • Static Internet Protocol addresses

I guess it depends whether or not a mifi is considered a "simple IP device".

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Re: Adding an already owned 2nd device
mdude4
Novice

Family Base data controls work for smartphones, basic phones, tablets, connected devices, and yes, mobile hotspots.

Re: Adding an already owned 2nd device
vzw_customer_support
Customer Support

boryzark,

We can definitely point you in the right direction, I can see this is important to you. You will have to add a line to your post paid account and have a More Everything http://vz.to/1lwOwRQ plan in order to share data. To add a line, you can call 800-256-4646 and of our Telesales representatives can assist with that. 

AdaS_VZW
Follow us on Twitter at @VZWSupport 

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