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Topic # 120861 16-Jun-2013 15:19
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Hello all,
Just wondering if I will encounter any issues when I fit a UK prepay SIM into my Galaxy S3 (on XT) when in the UK in August.
I am travelling back to visit family and friends and want to be able to keep in touch without incurring horrendous roaming charges!!
I don't expect any issues but just checking.
Thanks.

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  Reply # 837642 16-Jun-2013 15:21
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If handset is not SIM locked it should work fine



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  Reply # 837645 16-Jun-2013 15:32
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Cheers johnr.
How would I know if it was SIm locked or not?
I purchased from Telecom (Queen Street store) about 12 months ago
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  Reply # 837648 16-Jun-2013 15:38
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It's not SIM locked

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  Reply # 837649 16-Jun-2013 15:38
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gofraser: Cheers johnr.
How would I know if it was SIm locked or not?
I purchased from Telecom (Queen Street store) about 12 months ago
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Telecom does not lock phones in general, but there were discussions here months back some iphones were locked somehow (could be by accident).

If you want to make sure, buy a 2degrees or vodafone sim and put it into your phone for a test.  Just to make sure.



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  Reply # 837659 16-Jun-2013 15:56
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Thanks guys

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  Reply # 837662 16-Jun-2013 16:10
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if you really wanna b sure, insert a 2 degrees, or vodafone sim in it.... if its sim locked they simply wont work.... but indeed telecom do not sim lock, i think only skinny does that (can be unlocked for a fee, or by waiting 9 months and unlocking using skinnys online form) thats why phones can be slightly cheaper on skinny....


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