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Topic # 41241 11-Sep-2009 21:57 Send private message

My girlfriends phone is a samsung N361 .. can we convert it into a 2degrees or vodafone phone somehow? It has no sim card afaik. I know nearly nothing about phones.


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  Reply # 255099 11-Sep-2009 22:01 Send private message

If this is a Telecom CDMA handset then no

Only the Telecom XT handsets will will on Vodafone / 2D

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  Reply # 255101 11-Sep-2009 22:16 Send private message

This is a CDMA handset, so No it cannot be put on Vodafone / 2d

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  Reply # 256837 18-Sep-2009 13:24 Send private message

Yeah this can't be, there are only about 1-2 Samsung phones on teh old CDMA network which work on GSM networks like 2degrees and Vodafone.

I've got the Samsung W531 as my backup phone, it works on my old CDMA number and i can switch between my Voda and 2 degrees sims :)




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  Reply # 256839 18-Sep-2009 13:31 Send private message

FYI:

Note for OP and others, Samsung W531 is only capable of voice calls and SMS on a GSM network (Vodafone and 2 Degrees Mobile), MMS/PXT/WAP/Data will not work.

Also XT has no GSM capability, so is incompatible with this handset.




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  Reply # 256850 18-Sep-2009 14:01 Send private message

Yeah that's true, that's all I use it for :) no picture messages at all, but the camera on it is a bit crappy...and what i always say to people is, if you want a good camera, don't get a phone. I only ever use my phone camera for:
- accidents(if i'm involved, not rubbernecking)
- funny situations

That's right about XT not working on the GSM phones either, must be WCDMA 850/2100, like my Sony W760i with my telecom XT number :)




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