Getting Started

Getting started right away

It's very easy to get started with SORACOM.
There are just four steps.

4 steps

Step 1: Purchase

The SORACOM Air SIM is your key to secure, scalable, cloud-native IoT.
Compatible with all SORACOM services, easily controlled via user console or API.
Order as many or as few as you need for everything from testing and prototyping to large-scale IoT deployments.You can purchase SORACOM SIM from

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Step 2: Register

Once your SIM card arrives, log in to the User Console and register it. When you perform this step, all of your cards will be registered at once.

To use the User Console, you must first create and set up a SORACOM account. Please refer toSORACOM Account Creation and Settingsfor instructions on how to set up an account.

Note that if you have not registered your credit card information yet, you cannot transfer data, so please register it in advance.

Let's go ahead and create a SORACOM account
Creating a SORACOM account

Step 3: Setup

You can use an Air SIM in an unlocked (SIM-free) device or in a compatible Docomo device.
Next we'll configure the settings.

In addition to smartphones and tablets, you can use a USB dongle to pass the Air SIM connection to your computer. You can purchase an Air SIM-compatible USB dongle from the User Console or from

Step 4: Start

Once registration is complete, check to see that you have an Internet connection.

Turn your Wi-Fi or other communications settings off and verify that you are connected to the Air SIM network. Try using your web browser or other app to get online. Is it connected?

What to do next

Please refer to the Getting Started on Developer Sitefor more information about SORACOM services.