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Generic Testing Instructions

To test a GigSky SIM card, you should have an unlocked cellular data device, installed with a web browser or the Ookla SpeedTest app.

Carry out the following steps:

  1. Turn off your cellular device
  2. Carefully remove the SIM card from its holder. The GigSky SIM card can be configured for all three SIM card formats (mini, micro, nano). Select the size appropriate for your device.
  3. Install the SIM card into your device. If there is already a SIM card in your device, put that card in a safe place so that you can reinstall it after you have finished testing.
  4. Turn on your cellular device.
  5. Turn on Wi-Fi.
  6. Configure your device to use the GigSky SIM card. Menus vary between devices, so please refer to your device’s user guide for precise instructions:
    1. Set Data Roaming to ON
    2. Set the APN name to gigsky
    3. Turn Cellular / Mobile Data ON
  7. Make a note of the time.
  8. Switch off Wi-Fi.
  9. Wait until the cellular device display indicates that you have a data connection.
  10. Open a browser window, and enter into the address field.
  11. Open the Ookla Speedtest app or go to the site in a browser.
  12. Click on Begin Test.
  13. Once the test has finished, click on the results tab.
  14. Take a screenshot of the results screen.
  15. Send the following information in an email to
    1. The last four digits of the number printed on your SIM card.
    2. The time you recorded in step 7.
    3. The screenshot of your speed test results.
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