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  Reply # 223100 9-Jun-2009 13:05
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oks os i cant get my iphone 3g to pic up the sim either. it was an nz brought phone, i cant even see the apn settings so i changed it to the telecom onw viz unlockit.co.nz...
hard restarted and all that. not happening. its a prepaid sim
still not working
help me please ill cry soon

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  Reply # 223102 9-Jun-2009 13:10
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ok i thought i already posted this but apprently not
my iphone 3g isnt picking up the XT sim. ive put it in, an NZ phone. and i went to change the ANP and it doesnt even have the option to change it? strange
so i changed it with unlockit.co.nz
edge is turned on
and it just says no serivice
help please i might cry

 
 
 
 




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  Reply # 223104 9-Jun-2009 13:11
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Have you got 3G turned on? it wont pick up anything without it

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  Reply # 223106 9-Jun-2009 13:12
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yes i do



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  Reply # 223108 9-Jun-2009 13:14
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Is the sim definatley activated have you tried it in another phone? how long ago did you get the sim?

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  Reply # 223112 9-Jun-2009 13:16
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hmmm... maybe not. i dont have another phone to try it in. i got it today



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  Reply # 223117 9-Jun-2009 13:19
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on launch day it was taking up to 48hours to activate not sure on the wait time now but it may still be 24hours I had the same prob when I got my sim but it just wasnt activated call 123 and see if the number has been activated yet

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  Reply # 223118 9-Jun-2009 13:19
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takes it take a day to set it up or something. my old phones number is gone so i assume it worked

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  Reply # 223119 9-Jun-2009 13:20
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ok will wait for sync then will get back to you on 123

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  Reply # 223138 9-Jun-2009 14:03
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ok i called them and he said there was some thing he needed to sort out. do you have any idea why the APN wasnt editable form the phone despite it being a Vodafone iphone?

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  Reply # 223175 9-Jun-2009 15:43
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ok i called them and he said there was some thing he needed to sort out. do you have any idea why the APN wasnt editable form the phone despite it being a Vodafone iphone?


You might need to check what software version you are running on the phone. Go to Settings>General>About. What does Version say? Latest version at the moment is 2.2.1 and 3.0 is coming soon.

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  Reply # 223177 9-Jun-2009 15:46
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mrscullen89: takes it take a day to set it up or something. my old phones number is gone so i assume it worked


I have real issues with my switchover. My old phone went out, but new one failed to come up, and I got the "network restricted" issue that Zalman reported.

I was on GoOneBill. So the plan was to switch that to CDMA prepay, then upgrade to XT. There was a Fail along the way, and 24 hours later I went in, and my number wasn't attached to anything. Also lost all texts etc. from that period. Working all good now. Much more like setting up a new computer than a phone. Talk about a palaver! But great once you're there.

Also finding battery life a bit iffy, although currently using lots of WiFi

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  Reply # 223178 9-Jun-2009 15:48
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its 2.2.1.
yeah i hope it works. i was a bit worried when i couldnt change the APN. but the guy on the phone said it should work hes gona give me a call. sounded like my number is in limbo like yours was



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  Reply # 223179 9-Jun-2009 15:50
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mrscullen89: its 2.2.1.

yeah i hope it works. i was a bit worried when i couldnt change the APN. but the guy on the phone said it should work hes gona give me a call. sounded like my number is in limbo like yours was


It will work maybe it was not showing becasue you were not connected to any network?

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  Reply # 223183 9-Jun-2009 15:52
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well how are you meant to change it then? everyone who switched to XT wouldnt have been connected at the time?

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