This support article will give you key information about sending and receiving text messages on your mobile broadband device.
Here are the ways you can send and receive text messages using your mobile broadband device.
You can send and receive text messages directly from your USB modem using the software it came with. Accessing text messages through your USB modem differs depending on its software.
|Vodafone Mobile Broadband software||To access your text messages, select the 'SMS' icon in the bottom left corner of the software window.|
|Vodafone QuickStart software||To access your text messages, go to the online dashboard via 192.168.1.1 or vodafonemobile.vmb using your web browser when your USB modem connected. Once the QuickStart homepage loads, select the ‘SMS’ tab.|
You can send and receive text messages directly from your Pocket WiFi using the online dashboard:
1. Open the Pocket WiFi online dashboard by:
2. Login using the admin password. If you’ve never changed the password, the default will be ‘admin’.
3. Select the ‘SMS’ tab, or ‘Go to Inbox’.
4. Select ‘Inbox’ to access your text messages.
You can access text messages on your WiFi Cube through the online dashboard. Enter 192.168.8.1 into your web browser using a computer or device that’s connected to your WiFi Cube.
You can also access text messages through the Huawei HiLink app.
For more information, check out the WiFi Cube quick start guide.
To find out how to access text messages on your Android tablet, check out our device guides. For more information, contact your device manufacturer.
iPads are unable to send or receive text messages.
When you register for My Vodafone, or if you forget your password, we’ll send a temporary password to your mobile broadband device via SMS.
If you’re on a Modem Plan, Data Plan, Data Plus Plan, Mobile Broadband, Tablet Plan or Tablet Plus Plan, we’ll send you reminders about your invoice due date via SMS.
If you’re on prepaid Mobile Broadband, we’ll periodically send you reminders about your recharge expiry date via SMS.
Yes. Pocket WiFi and USB modems may have a limited storage capacity for text messages. We recommend deleting any text messages you no longer need.
If your Pocket WiFi has received a text message the message indicator on the front of the device will display a green light, or an envelope icon will appear on the screen.