NotInOOBE hides mobile broadband devices or networks in OOBE. You can use this setting if you have a mobile device with embedded mobile broadband that’s sold with a deactivated mobile operator SIM. In this case, the mobile operator requires the mobile broadband device to be hidden in OOBE because SIM activation requires use of a mobile operator account experience app or a web browser, which are not supported in OOBE.



Hides mobile broadband category in OOBE.


Displays mobile broadband category in OOBE. This is the default value.

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Applies To

For a full list of the Windows editions and architectures that this component supports, see Microsoft-Windows-WwanUI.

XML Example

The following XML output shows how to hide the mobile broadband category in OOBE.

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