Can I use the service if my iPad isn't compatible with Apple SIM? Saoirse Updated May 24, 2017 23:06 Yes. If your iPad is not compatible with Apple SIM, but it has cellular capability, you can use the service by inserting an AOW Data SIM. Click here for more information on the AOW Data SIM. Related articles AlwaysOnline Data SIM in China Can I call or text with my AOW Data SIM? Why am I unable to purchase a plan in my home country? Using Store Credit Which models of iPad with Apple SIM is AOW compatible with?