How do you run the MIFI7730L with out the battery. I have tried pulling the battery out while it is on and it immediately shuts down. I tried taking the battery out and it runs through its initialization and then says no battery and shuts down.
Sounds like the MiFi 7730L does not work without a battery.
May we ask what your objective is with this request? Perhaps there is a better way to accomplish your goal than just pulling the battery.
We definitely understand wanting to have the freedom to use your Mifi without the battery. Unfortunately the battery is required for operation, even if the device is plugged in and charging. We hope this helps.
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I have the same question, but will explain why I'm asking. The 7730L has battery issues. I have two of this model and both are suffering a swollen battery much sooner than IMO it should. My Netgear (2 different models) hotspots stay plugged in 24/7 and after 2 years are showing no signs of swelling or other battery problems. At least these will run without a battery if desired to do so...and will reboot if they lose power...2 things the Novatel should do.
Anyway, the Novatel will not run without a battery (why is beyond me...Netgear has this figured out and as a hotspot, this should be an option. Also as an option, should be that the hotspot should reboot if it were to lose power, run down to the point of shutting off, and then if power were to return, restart if that is how you wanted it configured. Shame Verizon makes such an inferior product.
So, since Novatel has chosen to require a battery, there are hacks out there that will make it possible to fake a battery (basically removing the guts of the battery, but leaving the connectors and the frame). Only problem with this is that were power ever to be lost, even for a second, the jetpack would shutdown and require a physical presence to reatart it. I use Verizon for my internet in my vacation home and need it to run my security system, smart-home devices, etc. Hate that Verizon makes me regret having to use the Jetpacks it offers. Comparing these to my prior two ATT hotspots (Netgear Unite Explore and Netgear Nighthawk) is like comparing a Yugo to a Ferrari. Shame shame Verizon for offering such garbage hotspot devices from what otherwise is the best cellular service provider.