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T480: Looking to buy the WWAN antennas for the ThinkPad Fibocom L850-GL CAT9 M.2 WWAN

Q: T480: Looking to buy the WWAN antennas for the ThinkPad Fibocom L850-GL CAT9 M.2 WWAN

Anyone know where to buy the antennas for this product Thinkpad Fibocom L850-GL CAT9 M.2 WWAN. I would be a great help. Also do I need a professional to install these cables?

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I want to know if a Lenovo P52 WWAN card will permit me to use that laptop as an additional device in our Google Fi account, which we use for our Android phones.  The card Fibocom L850-GL 4G LTE-A cat 9 is listed as available for P52 workstations.  A Fi chat said that I should use a "data only SIM card", but that does not help me unless I know how to use that in the P52.   I understatnd that the Fibocom card is supposed to work with Verizon, but I want to know if it will also work with Google Fi.





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Hello,   I consedering buying a THINKPAD X1 CARBON (GEN 7), the Fibocom L850-GL 4G LTE CAT9  is included in the price, I guess it is used to acces 4G network with a SIM card exactly like a smartphone. But in this case what is the use of the wwan option ? As far as I understand it is also used to acces  cellular network ?What is the difference ? Please feel free to explain if I got this wrong  Thx

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I want to know if a Lenovo P52 WWAN card will permit me to use that laptop as an additional device in our Google Fi account, which we use for our Android phones.  The card Fibocom L850-GL 4G LTE-A cat 9 is listed as available for P52 workstations.  A Fi chat said that I should use a "data only SIM card", but that does not help me unless I know how to use that in the P52.   I understatnd that the Fibocom card is supposed to work with Verizon, but I want to know if it will also work with Google Fi.





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https://www3.lenovo.com/us/en/laptops/thinkpad/thinkpad-x/ThinkPad-X280/p/22TP2TX2800Because I need LTE900 (Band 8) for my LTE module.  Is my model support with Fibocom L850-GL 4G LTE-A Cat9 which in the list of x280?Lenovo Part no. : 01AX786

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 Hello All, New T480 with the Fibocom L850-GL wwan card. Clean install of Windows 10 Pro x64, Redstone 4 (v. 1803). All Windows Updates applied. All Lenovo updates applied through the Vantage app via the Microsoft Store, and manually checked from the support page of the website (BIOS, WWAN, etc. updates). Following the manual, I pulled the external battery, disabled the internal battery, then inserted my T-Mobile USA sim card, then reassembled everything, then rebooted. Manually installed the latest L580-GL drivers from Lenovo. First off, the L850-GL is being shown as a USB device, as opposed to PCIE, with a hardware device instance path of USB\VID_8087&PID_0AC9&MI_00\7&4FA6012&0&0000, and a hardware location of 0000.0000.0000.003.000.000.000.000.000 in the properties dialogue screen in Device Manager. The Driver tab shows the provider is Microsoft with a date of 4/10/2018 and a version of 10.0.17134.1.... I suspect much of that to be a sign that something isn't right from the get-go... Second, every time I close the lid of the machine or leave it running long enough to enduce the proper level of sleep/hibernation, the card simply stops (with a hardware error 43 warning in Device Manager). At that point, my "T-Mobile LTE" network option no longer appears in the Windows 10 notification/network connections sidebar. My only recourse thus far has been to uninstall the L850 in device manager, "Sca... Read more

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I bought X1 Carbon 6th and X280, both with Fibocom L850-GL. WWAN with Linux do not work. I searched and found the reason. The PCI-E must be disabled, so that the card can run with USB. It seems that Lenovo did not offered a solution since July 2017.  I searched but do not find any direct contact to Lenovo to ask the question.  The WWAN is important for me and Windows is no option anymore. Anybody know if there is an other WWAN card wich works with Linux  and X1 Carbon 6th / X280 ?Anybody know if there is a chance that Lenovo solve the problem with a bios update? Many new Lenovo Thinkpads have this Fibocom L850-GL inside and many business user use Linux...

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Hi ,I have issue about WWAN Fibocom L850-GL+Antenna  after i bought it and installed already.I has follow this step:1.update bios to version 1.4 and enable wwan2.all update new drivers include fibocom 850-GL from lenovo websiteProblem is why i can't see the cellular network show in my network connection?Can anybody give me advise?My laptop is X1 carbon gen6th Machine Type Model: 20KGS45M00Processor: 1x Intel Core i7-8550U Processor(Core i7-8550U)Memory: 1x 16GBLPDDR3-2133Operating System: Windows 10 Pro 64(EN:English)Hard Drive: 1x 256GBSATAM.2Wireless Network: 1x Intel Wireless-AC 8265 2x2 ACPorts: 1x Microphone/Headphone JacksCamera: 1x 720p HD Camera with Array MicGraphics: 1x Intel UHD 620Monitor: 14.0 WQHD LEDThank you very much for your time and assistance in this matter.     

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Over the last few weeks, I've had at least a half dozen T480s that have severe spikes in latentcy and packet loss when using the Fibocom L850-GL, making them pretty much useless for our users who need them for remote desktop.The usual "working" baseline for these machines on our network is around 40-70ms pings. Show below are the occasional spikes past 3 seconds and timeouts along with the current firmware.    The work around I was using to fix this problem was uninstalling the drivers/firmware from Device Manager, and letting Windows reinstall them, but that doesn't seem to be working anymore.  Any help would be appreciated.

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So I just added a WWAN card (Fibocom L850-GL (FRU 01AX792)) to the X1 Yoga 3rd Gen, but the typically "pre-installed" Antenna is not pre installed, I guess next year the Sim slot won't be there if you don't buy it out the door with it.  Does anyone know the Lenovo FU... i mean FRU... Part number for the WWAN Antenna for (Fibocom L850-GL (FRU 01AX792)) These connectors are tiny.  

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We have ~750 T480s (model 20L8S4HL00) laptops running Win10 Enterprise 1703 in our environment, and at least 35 of the laptops have non-functional Fibocom L850-GL WWAN modules. What makes matters worse is that this issue can also cause repeated BSoDs, sometimes multiple per day. Problem Symptoms and Actions TakenThe "Intel(R) USB Flash Loader utility" / "Fibocom USB Flash Loader Utility" repeatedly connects and disconnects roughly once a minute, and when doing so the Windows "device unplugged" sound is heard. The HWID of this device is "USB\VID_8087&PID_07F5\5&1AD8E564&0&6". Refer to the screenshot below The frequent and repeated hardware disconnections cause problems with the enterprise security software we use for encrypting external media, to the point that after a certain point the computer experiences a BSoDThe only associated driver that remains active in Device Manager is the "Intel(R) XMM7360-P WWAN", all other associated WWAN drivers show up as hidden with code 45 (disconnected)If all WWAN drivers are uninstalled and the drivers are deleted, the only devices that are subsequently discovered are the flash loader utility and the Intel XMM7360, all of the others are no longer found and Windows cannot seem to find them againInstalling all of the latest device drivers and firmware using the Lenovo System Update tool do not mitigate this issue, nor does manually uninstalling/reinstalling the WWAN driversTemporarily disabling the built-in... Read more

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Hi allMy WWAN was working previously. I have updated my Windows to 1809 October update.However now my WWAN toggle is missing in windows 10 I can see in device manager -Network\ Fibocom L850-GL is missing (shows up in hidden devices) - as error 45 - not connectedSystem\ Intel XMM7360-P is listed as working I've sinced downgraded - but still can't find the toggle.Anyone have problems after updating windows?  Or anyone NOT have problem after updating?  Thank you 

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Hi! I have a new T480 with the factory installed WWAN option. It works on a fresh startup, but when the laptop goes into hibernate mode (not sleep) and then I wake it up, the WWAN stops workding. Windows Device Manager shows it as "Windows has stopped this device because it has reported problems. (Code 43)" Why does this factory installed option not work correctly in normal use? I would prefer not to have to disable hibernate or have to restart the laptop every time I want to have working WWAN. Thanks for any advice!

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Hi all, I just began ordering T480s devices as the old T470's are gone, and running into an issue on one where every time the computer goes to sleep it simply states "No Connection" in the cellular section.  Prior to going to sleep it works fine, but after waking this happens every time.  A reboot resolves the issue, but this is incredibly aggrvating. I downloaded the drivers that were released for this WWAN from July 23rd and installed them, but even after doing so Windows is showing the installed driver as a generic device and NOT the drivers I installed(In device manager under wireless it does show as the Fibocom L850 though).  I've tried adjusting power settings, removing the card and putting it back in, uninstalling and trying a fresh install of the drivers: nothing seems to work. Has anyone encountered this or know of a potential solution?  Just about at my wits end here.

A:T480 WWAN L850-GL No Service after hibernation

I have Same problem on x1c gen 6. See x series forum. Do you have this problem only on one device? And others unaffected ? 

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I currently have T580 with pre-installed WWAN module (Fibocom L850-GL) and trying to get to work it on Linux. It works perfectly fine on Windows. So far I discovered that Windows driver uses PCIe protocol to communicate with WWAN module, but Linux is supported apparently only through USB protocol, and if PCIe is enabled, the module ignores all USB commands according to its hardware specs document (page 26) - https://www.mev-elektronik.com/files/MEV%20Elektronik%20Service/produkt-downloads/rf-microwave-wirel... Fibocom recommendation is to disable PCIe in BIOS, that is not supported by stock ThinkPad. Thus in Linux the device is only displayed as "Wireless controller: [0d40]: Intel Corporation Device 7360 (rev 01)" through lspci , and nothing on lsusb . Any suggestions how to make it work on Linux? As an alternative I'm considering getting another WWAN module, but it's quite likely it will not work due to whitelists. The only other module that is whitelisted for sure is L830-EB, that does not have global coverage and thus doesn't work in the US or China, even so it was reported that it's Linux-compatible (USB-mode only). Maybe there is a patched BIOS that has whitelists removed? Wondering if there are Linux enthusiasts who are also looking for a way of using WWAN.

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Until yesterday, the Fibocom L850-GL worked perfectly in my T480. After a restart, the device was gone and instead the error message "Detected unrecognized USB driver" appears permanently three times in the system log. The device manager recognizes a USB-Com device instead of the Fibocom. Detected unrecognized USB driver (\Driver\pci).Detected unrecognized USB driver (\Driver\ACPI).Detected unrecognized USB driver (\Driver\UDE). Even after a clean Windows 10 Pro (1803) installation, the error is repeated.The original installation of Windows 10 Pro (1803) immediately detected and installed the Fibocom.BIOS is up to date. For now I deactivated the device. Any hint? 

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Hi all, I have a ThinkPad X1 Carbon (2nd Gen) Model 20A70037US. The model is listed as WWAN upgradeable on the spec page. It's unclear to me whether I need to order antennas in addition to the WWAN card, however. Is there a way to tell if it already has WWAN antennas? Thanks!

A:Thinkpad X1 Carbon 2nd Gen (20A7) WWAN Antennas?

The safest way is to remove the bottom cover and look.  You would see antenna wires by the WWAN slot.
 
Having said that, in general, "WWAN upgradeable" means it has antennas

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Hello How can I find if my model type of Lenovo ThinkPad Yoga 370 type 20JJ-S4W61C is WWAN or not? WWAN model: 8GB 2133MHz DDR4 soldered to systemboardNon-WWAN model: 16GB max / 2133MHz DDR4, one DDR4 SO-DIMM socket I dont see it in Lenovo Vantage utility and even can't searched it google/duckduckgo. And of course, how can I identify it without opening a laptop chassis physically. thank you

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The situation is well-known, but no one says, what should we do?WWAN slot - there, SIM holder - there, WWAN antennas - not present!It is already known that there is no interference from the EM7455 modem memory modules (and vice versa).The Lenovo only far-fetched and silly reinsured. But how are we now to set the EM7455 without antennas?! 

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I have a T480 with a Fibocom L850-GL WAN card. Frequently, but all the time, when waking up from sleep, it fails to appear in my Wireless options, and when I look at it in the device manager, under Device status Windows gives the message "Windows has stopped this device because it has reported problems. (Code 43)" I see others have had some problems with this card, but I haven't found this specific issue. I've installed the latest drivers as of today (2018-07-28) but I'm still having this problem. If I manually disable and re-enable the device it always comes back, but it's pretty annoying to have to do that.  Before I contact Lenovo for repair (the laptop is only a couple of weeks old) I wanted to check the forum for any ideas. Thanks!  

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 Hello everyone, I'm considering purchasing a P52 (20M9001NGE; probably not getting the P3200 and settling for the P2000 though) in a couple of weeks. I saw that Lenovo offers the P52 with WWAN capabilities and was wondering if the additional antennas are built into non-WWAN capable models, hence making adding a WWAN card down the line a tremendous amount easier (without having to purchase an antenna kit and essentially ripping the whole thing apart). Unfortunately, information on this seems pretty sparse at the moment. Does anyone here have a P52 and knows whether non-WWAN models contain the required antennas? Thanks!

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Hello all, just bought a X1 carbon from costco. i noticed a empty WWAN slot when i took the bottem cover off. i think i believe a Fibocom WWAN will fit there but i cant find where i can buy it anywhere . i will be using this for work and need this WWAN. can anyone tell me what the part number is and where i can buy one? thank you 20KG-0022US.

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Hi, I am looking to buy either an x250/60/70 used off ebay and was wondering if they are all WWAN ready in that they all come with the WWAN antennas already installed even if they haven't been optioned with the WWAN module. I have a WWAN module from another machine I believe will be compatible with all of these so am hoping I can install it without needing to install the antennas into the display housing also. If someone can confirm if they have antennas installed by default or not I would appreciate it. Thanks

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Hello,
I have been trying for 3 weeks to get my laptop connected via a SIM card inserted into the SIM card slot of my DELL 5404 laptop. Dell support said i need a sierra WWAN card DW5808e, purchased, arrived 10 days later, installed, update drivers. Found sierra wireless skylight program, installed. Installed working data card SIM from BELL mobility. Nothing!! I asked if the sierra WWAN card needed antenna wires connected to it, DELL said no. I think it needs antenna wires. This laptop only came with antenna wires for the WLAN card. I have no problem using those antenna wires, as i travel everywhere and I need my laptop constantly connected. Connecting to iphone hotspot several times a day is a real pain in the ***. 
So I am stuck, I have had numerous chat sessions with DELL, there "pro support" hasn't returned my emails. I need to know what program i should be using to access a "cell" connection, is skylight the correct one?? Is the sierra wireless card correct for Canada? Do i need antenna cables/wires?? Can i use the antenna wires from the WLAN card?? 
BTW, I am in Canada.

A:WWAN setup DELL 5404 antennas??

It absolutely needs to have the antenna leads -- and they are not the same as the WLAN antenna (if you move those, you'll lose your WLAN signal.
Only your service provider can tell you whether the card will work with their service -- but unless the system came with factory installed WWAN/antenna, you're better off with a USB wireless adapter.

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Hi all, Am running an X1 6th Gen, in which my Fibocom 850-GL has been sporadically working. 1. The device does not appear in Device Manager under Network Adaptors at all (even if I search for hidden devices)2. Lenovo Vantage picks up that the device drivers need to be updated, and asks me to download the update3. The update runs, and when the laptop reboots, a small white install box appears in the bottom right of the window... and then does nothing.4. A few seconds later, the Windows 'Device Disconnected' chime sounds5. A few seconds later, the Windwos 'Device Connected' chime sounds6. I can re-install the drivers7. Cycle back to point 2.  I'm unable to uninstall the device as it doesn't ever show in device manager; just constantly get Windows finding / un-finding the device, and it never installs. Running latest version of Windows 10; Vantage + Windows seem to think everything is updated. Thanks in advance!

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Hello,I just bought a new x380 yoga (20LJS3FV00) which has neither the WWAN card neither the WWAN antennas. I've seen a post on reedit where someone managed to add WWAN antennas into his x380 yoga.https://www.reddit.com/r/thinkpad/comments/9g08jx/i_installed_wwan_on_my_x380/?utm_source=reddit-and... Is it possible to use the WWAN card and WWAN antennas which are into my x260 and integrate it into my new x380 yoga ? Thank you for your help !

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Hi  I'm thinking to get T580 with i5-8250U and then maybe upgrade CPU later if I need it and it gets cheaper. Is it possible?I didn't find CPU on the user replacable units list in the manual but I also read that it is possible for some older Txxx. Also - what is your opinion about FHD IPS display in T580? Did it improve compared to previous models (colors, brigtness etc)?  And the last piece - if I order it without WWAN - can I then add the card later or I will still be missing antennas or something else? I would expect to have no issues but I read different opinions on the net. Thanks a lot in advance  Hermez

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Hello all,  First time posting, but I have surfed and lurked a lot. I am about to purchase a new notebook as I am about to sell my business and start a new adventure.  Typing this from an X201 Tablet that is getting a little long in the tooth. Since I am, by nature, a bottom feeder, I naturally gravitate toward the Lenovo Outlet to see what is availabe in the Refurb/Scratch and Dent pile.  The problem is that it appears that virtually none of the machines available there come with a WWAN. Is there a definitive resource I can use to determine if a machine I am considering at the outlet has the capacity for me to add one of the Lenovo WWAN cards?  In other words, will the product number tell me if the machine already has the WWAN antennas installed without having a serial number? Thank you for your help.

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Hi, i have problems to get into internet via wwan card Fibocom L831-EAU on W10. System sees the SIM, it prompts for PIN an then I see signal strength bars. Ive already received some SMS. The problem is, I still see the message No internet access. I cant understand why. The SIM was tested in a mobile phone and internet works normal there. I have tried also another SIM from other network operator, but still No internet access.  Any ideas? Thanks in advance.  Matus

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1.I update Fibocom WWAN L830-EB firmware in Dec,2018. 2.When I put in SIM card ,The Windows Settings -> Cellular network become to "No service",,than Advanced options can not be APN setting. 3.The 18300.1002.00.01.01.17 version repeated restart Windows Cellular Service  when I used my NB4.I tried to downgrade to 18300.1002.00.01.01.14 or 11.Still can not work.It is like the Fibocom WWAN L830-EB DEAD! If you can help us! Thank you very much! The same Issuehttps://forums.lenovo.com/t5/ThinkPad-T400-T500-and-newer-T/T480-Fibocom-L830-EB-with-firmware-ver-1... https://forums.lenovo.com/t5/ThinkPad-T400-T500-and-newer-T/T480s-issue-with-Fibocom-L830-EB-after-u... https://forums.lenovo.com/t5/ThinkPad-T400-T500-and-newer-T/Fibocom-L850-GL-not-working-in-T480s/td-...

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1.I update Fibocom WWAN L830-EB firmware in Dec,2018. 2.When I put in SIM card ,The Windows Settings -> Cellular network become to "No service",,than Advanced options can not be APN setting. 3.The 18300.1002.00.01.01.17 version always restart Windows Cellular service when I used my NB4.I tried to downgrade to 18300.1002.00.01.01.14 or 11.Still can not work.It works like the Fibocom WWAN L830-EB is DEAD! If you can help us! Thank you very much! The same Issuehttps://forums.lenovo.com/t5/ThinkPad-T400-T500-and-newer-T/T480-Fibocom-L830-EB-with-firmware-ver-1... https://forums.lenovo.com/t5/ThinkPad-T400-T500-and-newer-T/T480s-issue-with-Fibocom-L830-EB-after-u... https://forums.lenovo.com/t5/ThinkPad-T400-T500-and-newer-T/Fibocom-L850-GL-not-working-in-T480s/td-...

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Hello, I've owned a T480 for a while now, and would like to add a WWAN card to it. I've considered USB modules but can't find any that will accomodate my providor so I am investigating the possibility of adding an internal one. I see that the T480 has the slot for one inside, and a place for the sim card behind the battery, but I don't see any antenna wires, and so I'm wondering if this is actually possible and if anyone knows how to do it, or has done it. There seems to be very little information online about adding mobile broadband cards in general. I had quite a time tracking down the Sierra Wireless AirPrime module that is supposed to fit my thinkpad module. Any information on the subject would be greatly appreciated. Thank you.

A:Adding a WWAN card to T480

Hello and welcome,
 
That's not something I've done (or care to do if the antennas aren't in place) but these links may get you started.  Looks like the antennas are part of a WLAN WWAN combo.
 
https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=ncK_jEFcjXw
 
https://download.lenovo.com/pccbbs/mobiles_pdf/t480_hmm_en.pdf  page 100
 
https://pcsupport.lenovo.com/us/en/products/laptops-and-netbooks/thinkpad-t-series-laptops/thinkpad-...
 
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Hi,I have a T480 20L50004MX that I want to upgrade with WWAN.I have the following module at my disposal: 4XC0Q92823 L830-EB CAT6 WWAN moduleThere is no pre-installed WWAN antenna.Browsing the web I have come across the following candidates (only found kits with WiFi antennas included):01YU638Antennsats WL+WW, MG, Lux, WN-201YU639Antennsats WL+WW, MG, Sp, WN-201YR494Antennsats WL+WW, PPS, Lux, WN-201YR495Antennsats WL+WW, PPS, Sp, WN-2Which one should I choose or is there a better option? 

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Will the T480 support installation of M.2 SSD 512GB using the WWAN port which in my case isn't being used and is currently empty?

A:T480: Installation of M.2 SSD 512GB using WWAN port

check this post :https://forums.lenovo.com/t5/ThinkPad-P-and-W-Series-Mobile/P51s-Using-WWAN-Slot-for-an-M-2-SSD/td-p...

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Hi all, I need some assistance in adding LTE/WWAN options to a P52 laptop that wasn't ordered as 'WWAN Ready' The laptop has a SIM Card slot but no M.2 WWAN Module or WWAN Antennas connected to it. I have been back and forth with Lenovo many times and they say it's not possible to upgrade this unit as it wasn't purchased originally as WWAN Ready.. which I think means the laptop would be installed with an M.2 WWAN Module and the WWAN antenna I am able to find the M.2 WWAN Module which is compatible however not finding any WWAN antenna. Lenovo said they don't stock them for this Laptop. Lenovo ThinkPad Fibocom L850-GL CAT9 WWAN - wireless cellular modem - 4G LT - PART # 4XC0R38452 Does anyone have any experience with these? Thanks

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Hi everyone, I'm a student and planning to buy the Campus version of the Thinkpad T480s with the Nvidia chip. It doesn't come with a WWAN module, but I'd like to add one. Information on that topic seems sparse and I tried to look for M.2 slot WWAN modules at different online stores. I found a few ones, namely- Huawei ME906S, listed to be compatible with 2016 Thinkpads- Sierra EM7455, listed to be compatible with the *70 series Thinkpads- Fibocom L831-EA (Intel XMM 7160), listed to be compatible with *70 series Thinkpads According to this reddit, at least the Huawei and Sierra ones are incompatible unauthorized for a T480s which, if true, is simply inconvenient, annoying and disappointing. As I mentioned above, buying a Thinkpad with a pre-installed LTE module is not an option because I'd like to have the Nvidia chip and am buying a Lenovo Campus Thinkpad which comes at a reduced price (and in Germany, it's the only way to get one with an Nvidia chip). As the Lenovo configurator and the T480s platform specifications indicate, the Fibocom L830-EB (Intel XMM 7262) and Fibocom L850-GL (Intel XMM 7360) are officially used and should definitely be compatible. However, I can't find them anywhere except pre-configured with a Thinkpad, which is not an option for me. Can anyone please help me with either of the following:- Is the Fibocom L831-EA (Intel XMM 7160) authorized for and compatible with the T480s?- Is there any place where I can get a Fibocom L83... Read more

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Just a quick question I have looked at the specs of the new X1 Extreme Would like to know if it is fitted with a WWAN 4G LTE card? X1 carbon has always been a business laptop , and if the X1 Xxtreme doe not have the WWAN facility it kinda defeats the purpose of a versilte extreme on  the go  business laptop.? Any idea>  

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Is the WWAN slot on the side of my new Thinkpad Yoga 15 just for show?  I cannot seem to find out anything.  What kind of SIM card does it take?  What carriers would support it?  What would I tell a cellular carrier I need in order to buy service and plug a SIM card into it.  There seemto be as many SIM card types as there are snowflakes.   What is my IMEI number?  How do I find it?  I know I sound like a dweeb, but I'm really interested in being able to use this feature if in fact it is not just for show.  It would be SO nice to have anywhere cellular service when I travel. 













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A:WWAN on Thinkpad Yoga 15

Hello and welcome,
 
Not all TP Yogas have WWAN capability.  Most laptops and convertibles have a SIM slot since that's part of the basic structure of the machine but it doesn't necessarily mean there's a WWAN card installed.
 
What's your MT-M (machine type-model)?  It will look something like 20DQ007YUS - an example which doesn't have a WWAN card installed.
 
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Hello everyone.I have the Thinkpad Edge E530 6272 with i7 CPU..I was wondering if my laptop has WWAN for using SIM cardI tried to install the SonyEricsson driver but didin't get any answer !It has a sim card slot under the battery area.Thanks for your replies.










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A:Thinkpad E530 WWAN?

Have you removed the cover for the WWAN / mSATA ssd compartment to see what's there?  When I checked mine (62724GU) to install a mSATA ssd I noticed that there were no connections for an antenna for a WWAN. 

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I am about to buy the Lenovo ThinkPad X1 Tablet G3 LTE, Core i7-8550U, 16GB RAM with WWAN. But I will probably use WWAN seldom and therefore I do not intend to put in a sim card now. Question:  I had a notebook which always showed up an error message "sim card missing" after a restart because of the missing sim card. This is akward and will not take wwan if this would be the same with the X1 tablet. WWAN is just nice to have in case... Has anybody experience with missing sim card? Thanks.

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Hello,After purchase my Thinkpad Yoga 260 I've tried to connect with a 3g operator through the side slot (wich costed me an extra) just to discover that my laptop doesn't have a WWAN module. Now I need to know if my laptop as the possibility to add one (wich I hope so because it was one of the main reason why i bought it) anyone knows how to? Anyway it's very hard to me to understand why give me the choice to assembly it with the slot if there's no way to use it. 

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