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Overdrive Pro 3G/4G Mobile Hotspot

4G on the Fly. Connect your tablet, laptop, and other wireless devices.
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Questions & Answers for Overdrive Pro 3G/4G Mobile Hotspot

Question
Will I be able to use it in a car?
I want my iPad 2 to be connected to the internet while I'm driving the car. Will that work?
asked 2 years, 11 months ago
by
Teodor C.
on Overdrive Pro 3G/4G Mobile Hotspot
3 answers
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answer 1
Yes. I used it in the car, at the mall, even at the beach.
answered 2 years, 10 months ago
by
Gail
answer 2
Yes, this will work while driving. However, you may sometimes get an interruption when moving from 3G to 4G or vice versa.
answered 2 years, 11 months ago
by
mobileuser
Malvern, PA
answer 3
Probably yes depending on coverage in your area.

Please don't drive while using the internet.
answered 2 years, 11 months ago
by
Dan L.
Question
Can Mobile device be used to make Voice and text on cell phone connected to wifi
asked 2 years, 9 months ago
by
Don
on Overdrive Pro 3G/4G Mobile Hotspot
3 answers
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answer 1
Yes I use an android phone a LG670VM and a voip app from playstore no problem
answered 1 year, 9 months ago
by
rhill
Cleveland
answer 2
If your question is regarding regular cell phone calls and texts...like if you lost signal in a basement and hook up to the Mifi....No. You have to have at least a cell phone signal to call/text. If you're asking this for Android/Apple Apps from App Store/Google Play Market, then yes you can use this for VOIP/Texting apps.
answered 2 years, 9 months ago
by
Broadband2Go User
answer 3
maybe
answered 2 years, 9 months ago
by
Dan L.
Question
If I live where I can use a Sprint phone, and currently can access data on my smart phone, will the Hotspot work as well? only 3G in my area right now
asked 2 years, 11 months ago
by
Jon
Fort Wayne, Indiana, 46835
on Overdrive Pro 3G/4G Mobile Hotspot
2 answers
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answer 1
Virgin Mobile is simply re-branded Sprint data service, so, anywhere you get Sprint 3G, you will also have Virgin Mobile service.
answered 2 years, 11 months ago
by
Jay
Tampa, Fl
answer 2
Not necessarily. Your coverage answer is on the top line of this webpage.
OR
Follow the link at this FAQ: http://virginmobileusa.custhelp.com/app/answers/detail/a_id/3164/kw/coverage

Be sure to select your coverage interest such as 4G, data coverage, or voice coverage.
answered 2 years, 11 months ago
by
Dan L.
Question
can you use it for xbox 360
asked 2 years, 11 months ago
by
Tasha
on Overdrive Pro 3G/4G Mobile Hotspot
2 answers
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answer 1
yes
answered 2 years, 5 months ago
by
kathy
york
answer 2
Sure, any device will work as long as it has wifi.
answered 2 years, 11 months ago
by
Jay
Tampa, Fl
Question
Is there a downloadable manual for the Overdrive Pro?
asked 2 years, 11 months ago
by
Bill
Virginia
on Overdrive Pro 3G/4G Mobile Hotspot
2 answers
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answer 1
Yes, look at the FAQs & guide tab of this Overdrive Pro page. (virginmobile ) download from there.
answered 2 years, 6 months ago
by
Jim P
Oshkosh, WI
answer 2
At Sprint
answered 2 years, 11 months ago
by
Dan L.
Question
Can I keep my Mifi 2200 "plan" and use this device?
I have a mifi 2200 and would like to use this device instead of the mifi. Can I purchase this one and use the existing plan that I have with VirginMobile?
asked 2 years, 10 months ago
by
Scott G
Pittsburgh, PA
on Overdrive Pro 3G/4G Mobile Hotspot
2 answers
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answer 1
Yes in a way. I purchased the Overdrive Pro a few weeks ago and called the Virgin Mobile 1-800 number to have the customer service rep. take my MIFI 2200 off the account and replace it with the Overdrive Pro 3G/4G. I was three days away from my plan renewal anyway. I saved $15 also because my new plan costs $35 for unlimited 4G/with 2 gigs 3G data. Many of the old plan prices have been discontinued and replaced with $35 for unlimited 4G/with 2 gigs 3G...or... $55 for unlimited 4G/with 5 GB of 3G data. Every now and then usually on cloudy days, my 4G signal gets weak and the device switches to 3G. That's not a problem since I don't stream video in 3G.
answered 2 years, 7 months ago
by
G.Allen
Elizabeth NJ
answer 2
You'll have to buy a plan and set up a new account for the Overdrive.
answered 2 years, 10 months ago
by
Dan L.
Question
How many computers can you set up to this router?
to play online games.
asked 2 years, 9 months ago
by
Flava Flav
Portland
on Overdrive Pro 3G/4G Mobile Hotspot
2 answers
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answer 1
See page 44 in the Overdrive Pro user manual at http://www.virginmobileusa.com/resources/phones/prepaid/manual/OD-Pro-user-guide.pdf

Max Wi-Fi users — You can limit the number of Wi-Fi users (maximum of five) that can connect to the device. A smaller number improves performance and
security.
answered 2 years, 9 months ago
by
Dan L.
answer 2
Yes
answered 2 years, 9 months ago
by
Broadband2Go User
Question
Do I have to have sprint to use hotspot
asked 2 years, 8 months ago
by
Mike
Fresno Tx
on Overdrive Pro 3G/4G Mobile Hotspot
2 answers
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answer 1
No. Virgin Mobile USA is who provides you the service.
answered 2 years, 8 months ago
by
Broadband2Go User
answer 2
no
answered 2 years, 8 months ago
by
Dan L.
Question
are there unlimited bites?
asked 3 years ago
by
carmen
on Overdrive Pro 3G/4G Mobile Hotspot
2 answers
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answer 1
Sorry for my previous statement where I said the Older 3G devices will not be able to use the new plans seems to have been wrong. According to an online chat with a virgin mobile rep it was stated that my Older Mifi will still be able to receive the new plans even tho it is still just 3G. I hope this information helps a little in the correction of that. With the Unlimited you will see speed drops at 265 kb/s or lower though after you hit the cap for 2GB or 5GB on those two new plans.
answered 3 years ago
by
Aaron
Michigan
answer 2
As far as the customer service rep told me that yes, you can still have unlimited but only 4G/3G speeds up to the 2GB or 5GB cap they set for the 2 plans and if you have an old 3G device you are not able to use their new plans with them. I hope this helps. We don't have 4G in our area but we can still use the 4G device to get these new plans. Another side tip is we are on the $50 unlimited plan here with 3G up to 2.5GB and then it is throttled back after that and I asked how long after do I have to renew my $50 plan before I lose it for good, they told me 3 Months so if you don't renew as soon as your plan expires you will not have to worry for 3 Months then. That was very helpful to know. I didn't want my plan to go away if I didn't renew before my plan expired. ;)
-Tip from the Techy.
answered 3 years ago
by
Aaron
Michigan
Question
can it work on a galaxy tab 7 inch
asked 2 years, 11 months ago
by
bryan
on Overdrive Pro 3G/4G Mobile Hotspot
2 answers
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answer 1
Yes, they work well together. Both have several hours batt life for on the go usage.
answered 2 years, 5 months ago
by
raphael
nc
answer 2
Yes! This will work with any wifi enabled device such as an iPad, android tablet, laptop,iPod touch, iPhone or even a smartphone.
answered 2 years, 11 months ago
by
Addison P.
Warren, OH
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