Using a Verizon Jetpack Hotspot on T-Mobile or AT&T

The Verizon Novatel MiFi 6620L can be used (with some limitations) on T-Mobile and AT&T as well.

The Verizon Novatel MiFi 6620L can be used (with some limitations) on T-Mobile and AT&T as well.

With OmniLynx service shutting down - former customers have been told that they do not need to return the 6620L hotspot that they had been sent.

The 6620L is a great hotspot (see our review) - and has been the flagship mobile internet device on Verizon's network for most of the past year.

Getting to keep this hotspot is a wonderful parting gift from the short-lived OmniLynx service - this hotspot new from Verizon is $199 (without contract), and on eBay used models regularly sell for well over $100.

Because the 6620L is a Verizon device - all it takes is an activated SIM to put a 6620L to use on any Verizon plan, whether a traditional Verizon shared data plan, or a grandfathered unlimited data plan.

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But what if you don't want to stick with Verizon?

It is actually possible to use a 6620L on T-Mobile or AT&T as well, if you know the right settings changes to make.

And it is not just the 6620L - most Verizon hotspots can be similarly repurposed onto other carriers.

Read on to learn how.

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