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Japan SIM Card
Purchase your Data SIM Card for Japan
The Data SIM Card means you can access high-speed internet through your phone. This type of SIM does not allow you to make or receive phone calls and you cannot activate the WiFi Hotspot on your phone. The SIM Card only works in Japan, which means it does not provide internet access from other countries.
Stay connected while in Japan
How it works
SIM Card FAQs
Where do I pick up the Japan SIM Card?
You will receive your SIM Card directly at the airport or at the hotel in Japan, depending on the option you have selected. To learn more about the SIM Pick-up points, please refer to the Pocket Wi-Fi instructions.
How do I activate the SIM?
In order to activate your SIM you will need to manually configure your APN settings. Download the PDF on “How to activate your Japan SIM”.
Do I need to return it?
There is no need to return the SIM once you are done using it. Simply throw it away in the appropriate bin, once you do not need it anymore.
What is a Data SIM Card?
A Data SIM Card is an internet-only SIM card. Therefore, texting and calling are not possible using a Data SIM Card. However, this only refers to Japanese network texts and messages. All internet-based messages such as Whatsapp, Viber, Telegram, Skype, Facebook Messenger, etc. will be available. Making phone calls on apps such as Skype is a great option for free communication with your friends and relatives.