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??? to americans

Postby igrok24 » Thu, 16 Oct 2008 10:43 am

Where can you buy SIM card for iphone(unlocked) in US?
Thanks :)

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Re: ??? to americans

Postby hibri2 » Thu, 16 Oct 2008 12:10 pm

igrok24 wrote:Where can you buy SIM card for iphone(unlocked) in US?
Thanks :)


hello;

as far as i know... once you have an unlocked iphone from the us, any sim card from singapore could be used as long as the gsm network works here (900 / 1800 networks).

on the other hand the sets sold in singapore can be used freely with all providers (also as far as i know).

just an advise, change the title of your post, any geek could answer your query not only americans :-D
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Postby durain » Thu, 16 Oct 2008 5:26 pm

i know the answer but i not american.

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Postby igrok24 » Thu, 16 Oct 2008 9:12 pm

The iphone is NOT american. And my son needs to use american sim card, not singaporean/ The question was - Which stores sell sim cards. Since we never used sim card there, have no idea where to get one. Thanx

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Postby sundaymorningstaple » Thu, 16 Oct 2008 10:34 pm

igrok24 wrote:The iphone is NOT american.


What is it then?

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Postby igrok24 » Fri, 17 Oct 2008 9:29 am

just an advise, change the title of your post, any geek could answer your query not only americans :-D[/quote]

But no answer so far :(

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Postby QRM » Fri, 17 Oct 2008 9:34 am

Maybe no American geeks here?

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Postby hibri2 » Fri, 17 Oct 2008 10:45 am

igrok24 wrote:But no answer so far :(


calm down, i did answer your question, problem was that you did not specified the whole picture, i was assuming the following scenario:

you got an u.s. unlocked iphone and you were asking about using it *here*.

now, you are elaborating that someone needs to use the phone in the u.s. and so... totally a different scenario.

so, well, cant help you there
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Postby Taga-Bukid » Fri, 17 Oct 2008 11:21 am

go to any cell phone service provider such as Cingular/AT&T, T-Mobile, etc. SIM card will cost you around USD 25 - 30 which you can purchase a load for certain # of minutes and text messages or you can get a monthly plan.

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Postby taxico » Fri, 17 Oct 2008 6:54 pm

there're t-mo stores all over the states! cingular is now at&t again.

all other telcos are out (verizon, etc) coz they ain't GSM.

if you're asking this question, you should ask for prepay kits.

they can be found on ebay too... GSM prepay has no PTT.

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Postby igrok24 » Fri, 17 Oct 2008 9:36 pm

He checked with every single store in the neighbourhood which sells cell phones, also with AT&T none of them sell SIM cards. He will contact APPLE. I guess this is the only solution so far....

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Postby taxico » Sat, 18 Oct 2008 7:40 am

that's kinda weird. what neighborhood is that?

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Postby igrok24 » Sat, 18 Oct 2008 10:03 am

they sell SIM cards, but only if you get a plan ( same as in Canada). But he just needs a SIM card like in singapore. Not a top up card. He used singaporian SIM card, but due to roaming it costs a lot.

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Postby taxico » Sun, 19 Oct 2008 6:25 am

i'm lost coz i don't know what you're talking about.

prepay sims are available in t-mobile stores. i bought one earlier this year.

if he's touring the country, that should suffice.

here's a store locator:

http://locator.t-mobile.com/Locator.aspx

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Postby Taga-Bukid » Sun, 19 Oct 2008 2:12 pm

I'm confused as well because I've bought sim cards multiple times for guests/visitors that come to the US from overseas. The cost is about $25 or $30 for a top-up type. Not sure if one can get a monthly type of account without a US address and maybe social security # (not sure about this last one, but they do ask typically when calling customer service). Again AT&T and T-Mobile provide the SIM cards.


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