LTE Mifi that auto turns on when power is on?

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Hey folks,

Does anyone know of any LTE Mifi that turns on automatically when power is available? I have a slew of devices in my car that needs a hotspot for internet connectivity and I have a data only SIM card paid for by work. My current Mifi is fantastic but it's a PITA because it requires a manual power on each and every time.

If anyone knows of such an auto turn on device I'd love to know what it is! Thx
 

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If you have unlimited data on your phone, you can use Tasker to do this.
 

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If you have unlimited data on your phone, you can use Tasker to do this.
Yes I am aware of this, and I have an elaborate setup too, albeit in a slightly different way. When my phone connects to BT to my car, it tries to pickup the mobile hotspot, and then Tasker joins that and does about 20 things. The thing is, I have this separate mifi device with a separate data only plan which work pays for. The problem is that I have to turn on the mobile hotspot manually and that's a pain.
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What about one that plugs into the OBD II port? I'm using the TMobile SyncUp Drive 2.

Not a bad idea, but OBD11 is connected already...
 
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Not a bad idea, but OBD11 is connected already...
Isn’t the OBD11 just for programming? What’s the benefit of leaving it connected full-time? You could always do an OBD splitter for multiple devices if you like.
 

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Isn’t the OBD11 just for programming? What’s the benefit of leaving it connected full-time? You could always do an OBD splitter for multiple devices if you like.
Oh wow, I did not know that was possible! OBD11 is not just for programming, but for pulling live data from the various modules in the vehicle. Thanks for the tip nonetheless - will have a peruse!
 

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What about for iPhone?
I only use Android phones, so no clue.

Isn’t the OBD11 just for programming? What’s the benefit of leaving it connected full-time? You could always do an OBD splitter for multiple devices if you like.
 

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I've got a Verizon one in my truck, I actually have a spare one now because I thought I'd lost the original one traveling then found it two days after ordering a new one. LMK if interested.
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USB Powers it on, and if no clients for 15 minutes it powers off automatically. I have another one that's newer I'm going to swap to, but this one works great too, its the AC791L
 
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