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Master Geek

#112399 7-Dec-2012 10:29
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Hi all. I have a friend who bought a phone on TradeMe and when he tried his Vodafone sim phone came up with 'SIM registration failed', same thing with a brand new Vodafone sim. We tried his sim on another phone and it works fine. I'm suspecting that the phone is blacklisted. It gets the signal for a split second then it comes up with that error. Any ideas? Thanks in advance.

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  #728428 7-Dec-2012 10:52
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PM me the IMEI and I can check


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  #728452 7-Dec-2012 11:40
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PM sent. Thanks John.

@Mauricio: I'll ask my mate for the auction number later. Thanks again.

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  #728455 7-Dec-2012 11:42
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That IMEI is fine and not blacklisted

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  #728458 7-Dec-2012 11:44
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OK thanks. Must be a faulty phone. I appreciate your help John. Have a nice day.

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  #728469 7-Dec-2012 11:53
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No worries

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