1. James Falconer's Avatar
    Quick Q: Is tethering allowed on MintSIM?
    03-15-2017 03:45 PM
  2. Golfdriver97's Avatar
    I could find nothing about tethering, be it permitted or not.
    03-15-2017 04:29 PM
  3. dpham00's Avatar
    I tried it on my Pixel XL and it works. Not sure if it's allowed or not though
    03-16-2017 04:25 PM
  4. iharley's Avatar
    I asked their tech support about that before I signed up. Their words were something to the effect of it's not supported, but it's not disallowed. If your phone allows it you could use it, but they won't help with any issues you might have.
    pkcable likes this.
    04-21-2017 12:57 PM
  5. rkcougars's Avatar
    Quick Q: Is tethering allowed on MintSIM?
    Mobile Hotspot is, and works great, although usually only at 5 Mbps on par with T-Mobile Ones 3G hot spotting. They do not support tethering via USB.

    Here is a YouTube review that is consistent with my experience.

    Overall I have really enjoyed Mintsim and will continue to have them as my service provider for at least a few years, unless a better deal comes along.
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    07-08-2017 12:51 PM
  6. jj2me's Avatar
    Quick Q: Is tethering allowed on MintSIM?
    No, per this MintSIM Acceptable Use Policy page:

    "A non-exhaustive list of examples of illegal, improper or inappropriate uses of our Service includes:


    9. Use of your Mint SIM device as a modem, or tethering your Mint SIM device to a personal computer or other hardware."

    Though maybe iharley's post from April '17 still holds as their real-life policy, that they don't really disallow it, but just won't supply support for it.
    10-24-2017 03:24 PM
  7. pkcable's Avatar
    They for sure allow mobile hotspot they advertise it with the plan descriptions. Here's my plan......

    12 month prepaid phone plan
    Unlimited talk, text, and data delivered on the nation’s fastest, most advanced 4G LTE network
    10GB of 4G LTE data per month; speeds reduce after monthly allowance is used. Check out our FAQs for more information on monthly data.
    Prepaid SIM card includes standard, micro and nano sizes for that perfect, Cinderella-like fit
    Smartphone Mobile HotSpot (SMHS); turn your device into a WiFi hotspot
    With our BYOP program, bring your own unlocked GSM phone (you love it, cracks and all)
    C’mon, aren’t you dying to use the phone plan with a cute little fox on everything?
    Long story short: we offer awesome wireless service at the lowest monthly price. Period.
    12-28-2017 01:57 PM

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