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Topic # 110966 21-Oct-2012 09:01 Send private message

At work, I elect to provide my own phone (Samsung GS2) but use my employer-provided SIM card in it, working on 029-xxxx. The GS2 takes a standard size SIM.

If I bought a Galaxy Note 2, which takes a micro-SIM, would it be possible to get the employer-provided SIM re-issued by Vodafone as a micro?

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  Reply # 704223 21-Oct-2012 09:27 Send private message

I would think so... You could always cut it down to fit - plenty of kits to do it available cheap on Trademe.




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  Reply # 704236 21-Oct-2012 10:02 Send private message

A mobile number is not on the SIM to start with mobile number is on network side so all that is required is a SIM swap to a Micro SIM on your mobile number which takes approx 30 seconds






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  Reply # 704261 21-Oct-2012 11:16 Send private message

johnr: A mobile number is not on the SIM to start with mobile number is on network side so all that is required is a SIM swap to a Micro SIM on your mobile number which takes approx 30 seconds


Thanks jr - did not know that. Pardon my continuing ignorance on this - how is the SIM swap actually achieved? Can I do it myself once I have the new device, or do I go to a Voda shop, or does my employer (who owns the contract) have to do it (or be involved) ....?

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  Reply # 704262 21-Oct-2012 11:18 Send private message

In store as long as you can ID against the connection IE name the company / Name against the connection is yours




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