I was recently in the USA for #mysqlconf and to save some money I
got myself a AT&T prepay card to use for data and messages.
The prepay card did not work out of the box as there is firmware
specific lock ins to the AT&T network (APN settings) so here
are the steps you must take to enable it on your international
iPhone / iPad.
This will be useful if you are from overseas and attending #velocity or #oscon this year.
- Your iPhone / iPad must be unlocked so it can take another SIM card
- AT&T prepay only issue full size sims - they do not issue microsim (another way to prevent you from using prepay with your iPhone / iPad). As a result, you must buy the full sized sim and cut it down using the steps detailed to micro-sim …