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Frequently Asked Questions


  • DataPool is a data sharing bucket that allows you to share with your family members and across devices, and can also be used overseas. For example, with Maxis Postpaid 109, you get 100GB of data into your DataPool. The 100GB that goes into your DataPool is shareable with your family members and across devices with Maxis Postpaid Share 48.

    For each Maxis Postpaid Share 48 you will get an additional 50GB which will be added to your DataPool. That is a total of 150GB in your DataPool, shareable with your Maxis Postpaid Share 48 line.

  • All Maxis Postpaid (68, 98, 108, 128, 158, 188 | 69, 99, 109, 139, 169, and 199) will be eligible for DataPool. All you need to do is sign up for share lines with Maxis Postpaid Share 48 to start sharing your DataPool with your family members and devices.

  • You can use Maxis app to control how much data you want to share with your Maxis Postpaid Share 48 Lines. You can set the amount of data to be allocated individually (e.g. 30GB for the first Maxis Postpaid Share 48, 10GB for the next Maxis Postpaid Share 48 and so on). By default, each Maxis Postpaid Share 48 Line will be allocated 30GB.

  • Yes, you can control and allocate Maxis Postpaid Share 48 data allocation at

    1. Maxis app - just tap on Manage DataPool, select the share line to manage or
    2. Maxis Self Serve Portal - click on Manage Mobile Internet, select Data Pool and go to the Manage Share Limit option.
  • Both principal and share line will be sharing the total shareable data in the DataPool. Data usages is on first-come-first basis. The default allocation for your share line is 30GB.

  • No, only Principal can set the Usage Limit. Share line can only view their usages.

  • Yes, share line can still browse at the reduced speed. To enjoy normal speed, the shareline needs to buy add-on pass.

  • Barring is applicable for the entire account, all the lines within the account will be barred from call, SMS & data usage.

  • Your DataPool will be refreshed at the beginning of your billing cycle, you and your share line(s) will be notified.

    You and your share lines will also be notified when the allocated data in the pool has exhausted, the SMS notification is real time.

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