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  Reply # 219351 29-May-2009 15:32
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andrewcnz: Was told by Telecom shop sales people that there are delays in activating connections. As there are lots wanting them. I'm still waiting for a pre pay sim to activate (existing 027 pre pay number moved to it). Been about 4 hours.


I did wonder that also I got my sim first thing this morning and when I couldnt get it to work
I went back into the shop the lady said she had made some mistake on my account I asked if everyone else was down and she said just me ? I duno maybe she just didnt know what the story was

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  Reply # 219368 29-May-2009 15:57
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Lets get this SMS center number I still can receive SMS and I activated my SIM at 7:45 this morning

 
 
 
 


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  Reply # 219373 29-May-2009 16:04
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I heard it culd tkae a few hours for the sims to start working. The network was getting slammed today



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  Reply # 219374 29-May-2009 16:07
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arnies: I heard it culd tkae a few hours for the sims to start working. The network was getting slammed today



I been hearing that now to not that they said at the time I went in at 8 this morning its now 4
still nothing

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  Reply # 219378 29-May-2009 16:17
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Yeah I know its frustrating. I guess you can just leave your phone off and chack once before you go to bed and as soon as you wake up

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  Reply # 219386 29-May-2009 16:32
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ZALMAN:
arnies: I heard it culd tkae a few hours for the sims to start working. The network was getting slammed today



I been hearing that now to not that they said at the time I went in at 8 this morning its now 4
still nothing



It turns out that telecom have no info on my number being transfered from CDMA to XT sim card. Now I have to wait for the store to return my call as they have caused the delay.


Big thank you to the Telecom staff who are looking at the forum and trying to help out with the problems we have. Smile

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  Reply # 219393 29-May-2009 16:38
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andrewcnz:
ZALMAN:
arnies: I heard it culd tkae a few hours for the sims to start working. The network was getting slammed today



I been hearing that now to not that they said at the time I went in at 8 this morning its now 4
still nothing





It turns out that telecom have no info on my number being transfered from CDMA to XT sim card. Now I have to wait for the store to return my call as they have caused the delay.




Big thank you to the Telecom staff who are looking at the forum and trying to help out with the problems we have. Smile





The store say it is because of all the new connctions to the network...should be on tommorrow morning...

o-o-ok then...



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  Reply # 219397 29-May-2009 16:41
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andrewcnz:
andrewcnz:
ZALMAN:
arnies: I heard it culd tkae a few hours for the sims to start working. The network was getting slammed today



I been hearing that now to not that they said at the time I went in at 8 this morning its now 4
still nothing





It turns out that telecom have no info on my number being transfered from CDMA to XT sim card. Now I have to wait for the store to return my call as they have caused the delay.




Big thank you to the Telecom staff who are looking at the forum and trying to help out with the problems we have. Smile





The store say it is because of all the new connctions to the network...should be on tommorrow morning...

o-o-ok then...



More like MAY 30th launch day oh well lucky I have not terminated my vodafone contract yet

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  Reply # 219414 29-May-2009 17:47
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Odd, I popped my XT SIM in my iPhone 3G and it worked straight away in the Telecom store.




 


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  Reply # 219415 29-May-2009 17:56
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Are you receiving texts though?

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  Reply # 219432 29-May-2009 18:32
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Try restoring it and plug it into itunes with an internet connection so it unlocks it?

Worth a try

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  Reply # 219460 29-May-2009 19:21
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I restored in iTunes but to no avail then suddenly at 5:30pm i get flooded with 50 odd text messages.

It just magically started working, I guess the SIM only half activated or something. It's all go now!

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  Reply # 219468 29-May-2009 19:33
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Yep I knew it would be temporary. I'd hate to be the tech people suddenly getting all these calls lol.
50 texts? Sheesh

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  Reply # 219489 29-May-2009 20:08
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arnies: Are you receiving texts though?


Not sure, I use my Vodafone SIM for that. Much better value.




 


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  Reply # 219813 30-May-2009 14:22
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SMS receiving now works for me! Thanks to whoever may have helped.

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