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Topic # 66028 11-Aug-2010 13:29 Send private message

I've installed a $20 prepaid 2degrees microSim into my Ipad and it appears to be working fine.  However how do I top up my microSIM?  When I looked at the 2degrees web-site it looks like you need to interface with your mobile. I do not have a personal mobile just a work blackberry.  Will I need to get a MicroSim adapter and insert into my blackberry, activate my 2 degrees account, and then going forward I will be able to top-up my account online? Will that work or is there an easier way?

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  Reply # 366219 11-Aug-2010 13:32 Send private message

The 2degrees website is free to browse and you can topup from there. Also a quick look in our sticky posts and should've seen this: http://www.geekzone.co.nz/forums.asp?forumid=85&topicid=65539





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  Reply # 366221 11-Aug-2010 13:37 Send private message

You can also call 200 (or the 0800 number) and topup any 2degrees number from there.




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  Reply # 366224 11-Aug-2010 13:44 Send private message

Just have to say, its a nice feature the 2degrees.co.nz web site being free to browse :), when i got my usb stick was able to browse it before any credit was loaded, and the data included with the stick was not used.

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  Reply # 366226 11-Aug-2010 13:50 Send private message

thelongwayround: Just have to say, its a nice feature the 2degrees.co.nz web site being free to browse :), when i got my usb stick was able to browse it before any credit was loaded, and the data included with the stick was not used.


Glad you like it! I should also point out that it's also free to browse the site while internationally roaming.




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  Reply # 366227 11-Aug-2010 13:52 Send private message

thats a good thing to point out (thinking toping up or support well overseas) :)

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  Reply # 366230 11-Aug-2010 13:56 Send private message

johnstbr: Will I need to get a MicroSim adapter and insert into my blackberry, activate my 2 degrees account, and then going forward I will be able to top-up my account online?


This. You'll only need to do it once to get the initial password, so you can do it without an adaptor in any phone where the SIM holder will hold the microSIM in place.




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  Reply # 366234 11-Aug-2010 14:05 Send private message

thelongwayround: thats a good thing to point out (thinking toping up or support well overseas) :)


Yes, that's the idea. It's actually the only way to topup for free while internationally roaming. Using SMS costs 80c, assuming you can find a 2degrees voucher in Kryzgystan, and calling the IVR (if it works from where you are) costs approximately a limb and a half per minute.




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  Reply # 366242 11-Aug-2010 14:23 Send private message

thelongwayround: Just have to say, its a nice feature the 2degrees.co.nz web site being free to browse :), when i got my usb stick was able to browse it before any credit was loaded, and the data included with the stick was not used.


I suspect not as it goes to http://www.twodegrees.co.nz/  a vinyard.  Think you mean 2degreesmobile.co.nz




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  Reply # 366245 11-Aug-2010 14:26 Send private message

Yep, better point out, using data is expensive when overseas - http://www.2degreesmobile.co.nz/roaming-overseas-pricing.
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