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Products Covered

  • Purchasing a low GB allotment data plan directly through Verizon Wireless

Article Summary

In this article, we will go over the process to purchase a data only plan through Verizon Wireless.

Before Getting Started


Please note, the process outlined in the article below follows the steps available to you on the website. Verizon Wireless may change or processes at any point in time.  Additionally, the data plans that are offered directly through are on the lower end for data allotment.  If you need a higher GB cap for your monthly data needs, we recommend you check out the data plans that we are able to offer to our customers.  You can see the data plans that we can currently offer by going to the following link:


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Follow the steps below to activate your data only plan through Verizon Wireless.

Click the purple "Next" button in the bottom right corner to scroll through the steps required.

When following this process, make sure that you have "Personal" selected in the top left corner of the webpage.  This process will create a POST-PAID Verizon account, where you will receive a monthly bill, and may be subject to a credit check or other forms of 

  1. Navigate to
  2. Click Shop in the top middle.
  3. In the drop down menu, click "Plans"
  4. In the menu that opens to the right side, click "Connected Devices"
  5. Click the image of the Mi-Fi device about the section that says "Mobile Hotspot Data" on the right side of the page
  6. Click the button that says "Bring your own hotspot."  This button is towards the top of the page, above where the available plans are priced out.
  7. Enter your IMEI in the "IMEI number" field.
  8. Check whether your device will work on the Verizon network.  If the device you are checking is a Peplink that you purchased from us and you receive a message that the device is not compatible with the Verizon network, please proceed to the below section of this article.  All Peplink devices sold by are compatible with the Verizon network.
  9. We recommend that you take a screenshot of the page showing "This device will work on the Verizon network."
  10. Hit Continue after verifying your device is compatible.
  11. Input your ZIP code and hit continue.
  12. The next page is your order building page.  This will confirm your device and the SIM card that you need to have shipped.  hit continue on this page.
  13. Choose your plan from the available options listed.
  14. Next you'll be brought the an order summary page.  You'll want to verify your identity by clicking the "Verify with" link.  
  15. After you've verified your identity, you'll want to check out your order summary cart.
  16. Verizon will ship you a SIM card to your shipping address of choice.
  17. When the SIM card is received, install the SIM into your Peplink device and enjoy 

We recommend that you print out or screenshot the page where it states that your device is capable to work on the Verizon Network. This will help in the future if you run into issues activating your new line of service and you need to go to a Verizon store or you need to call or chat with Verizon Support.

While going through the process, Verizon's website said my device is not compatible. What do I do now?

All Peplink devices are able to be provisioned on the Verizon network, however, there are times that the Verizon database of compatible routers is not completely up to date.  Once you have confirmed that you did not make a mistake when typing the IMEI number in, you can send an email to us at  Please include your IMEI number and a screenshot of the page stating your device is not compatible with Verizon's network.  We will then forward that information to Peplink for them to manually submit the IMEI to Verizon's database.  This typically takes 24 to 48 hours, but once the process is complete, you should be able to follow the process outlined above with no issues.

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