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Default Slot in Battery area for what? - 04-28-2009, 09:28 PM

Hi all,

While looking over my new mini9 today, I noticed a slot in the battery area that looks like it could take a mini-sd card (not a micro) - but I wasn't sure if that was a SD slot, and if it was if it was active.

Does anyone know what that slot is for? I don't want to just throw something in and pray nothing breaks

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Default Re: Slot in Battery area for what? - 04-28-2009, 09:34 PM

That's for a sim card so you can use the wwan (if your selected that option when you purchased your mini)


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Default Re: Slot in Battery area for what? - 04-28-2009, 10:22 PM

Thanks for the info!

A couple of us had thought maybe it was for a sim card, but wondered if the slot was too big for one. Since I didn't get the wwan option (bought a refurb one) I don't have to worry about it then.
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Default Re: Slot in Battery area for what? - 04-29-2009, 02:29 AM

I just noticed this too. On my board, it says WWAN, does that mean I can just pop in my sim card and get internet on it since I have the T-Mobile G1 Internet package on my account?
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Default Re: Slot in Battery area for what? - 04-29-2009, 02:39 AM

No, because you're missing a SIM card socket (it's not there, Dell leaves it off unless you bought the mobile broadband package), and a WWAN modem card (see the empty solder pad next to the WWAN marking? No connector either.)


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Default Re: Slot in Battery area for what? - 04-29-2009, 02:44 AM

if you have a G1, use Wifi Tether It works AWESOME! (must be a rooted G1 though)
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