I am having trouble getting my Winegard Connect 2.0 WF-435 working as a hot spot with Verizon. Does anyone here have one and how did you get it to work? I can't get it to connect to my data plan. We spent most of yesterday trying to work it out with Verizon with no luck. I know of several people who have it working..what's the secret????
RREYNOLDS51, I can see why you reached out for help. I'd be happy to help go over the Winegard Connect, and explain why you were having trouble activating that device.
I did some research and found the Winegard Connect device isn't an approved device that can be used with the VZW network. What this means is the reason we couldn't activate it is the device won't function with a VZW SIM. We do have similar devices to the Winegard Connect, mobile hotspot generators known as Jetpacks or our 4G LTE Routers which can provide voice and internet service. You can find out more about them here: https://www.verizonwireless.com/internet-devices/
Searching, I found Winegard's website, and from I learned, they have data plans for their devices you would purchase through them. Information about their plans and devices can be found here: https://www.winegard.com/connect
I hope that's helped clarify why you were having trouble activating the device. Please let me know if you have any further questions.
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For those having an issue contact Winegard. There is an issue with the latest software and they haven't come out with a patch yet but will send you a file that will work until they fix the latest software. But it does work very well once you get things set up.