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Topic # 112085 26-Nov-2012 09:24 Send private message

I've got a Telecom Microsim that came with the HTC One X I was given when doing the Telecom Tech blogging for that handset earlier on this year. I now want to use it in my iPhone 4, but when I insert it I get no service. When it's in the HTC One X I get 3 out of a possible 5 bars.

Is there something else I need to do to get the SIM working in my iPhone, or should the phone automatically connect to the Telecom network once the SIM is inserted?

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  Reply # 722858 26-Nov-2012 09:31 Send private message

Might have 3G disabled (needs to be on) or might be locked to another network

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  Reply # 722865 26-Nov-2012 09:37 Send private message

dclegg:
AndrewMac: Might have 3G disabled (needs to be on) or might be locked to another network


Ah! I do have 3G disabled on that phone right now. I'll re-activate it and see what happens.

Is it not possible to use a Telecom SIM without activating 3G data, or is that only required for activating the connection on the phone?


It's not 3G Data, it's 3G.

Telecom's XT network is a pure 3G network, so if you disable 3G... You disable the whole network.

Glad to hear you're sorted :)




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