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Master Geek
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Topic # 121039 22-Jun-2013 00:22
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Hi, so I took a gamble with this:

as it claimed to support 3G: WCDMA 850/2100 MHz.
It arrived today and I slipped in the SIM from my current Telecom connected mobile, and it all worked fine while I was in central Akl.  When I got out west to Henderson it lost all connection.  It appears that it must be connecting ok on 2100 but not on 850.

In service mode I found the band settings but I am not sure what is correct for this.

Anybody know where I can find the specific settings I need for Telecom usage, or will I have to switch to another provider?

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  Reply # 841445 22-Jun-2013 11:54
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oops, have realized that the previous image is the band settings for SIM 1 (a micro SIM slot) and the options for SIM 2 (which I am using) are as follows:

So does this mean that I need to get a micro SIM card from Telecom to use 3G?

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  Reply # 841619 22-Jun-2013 18:10
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It looks like it.

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  Reply # 841818 22-Jun-2013 23:53
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The only one you will want is the WCDMA 850... all the others can be turned off. And yes it does seem like you need a microsim.

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  Reply # 841941 23-Jun-2013 14:03
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I had a guy in a Telecom store put in a micro SIM to test this, and he decided it was not going to work on Telecom XT, so now it works on GSM with 2 degrees.

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