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# 37834 19-Jul-2009 20:58
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I know that the W531 won't work on UMTS/3G WCDMA but If I stick a XT SIM in it will it work on GSM?






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  # 236985 19-Jul-2009 22:06
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No, XT is only a 3G UMTS/WCDMA network, so will not work with any 2G only GSM phone

 
 
 
 


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  # 237055 20-Jul-2009 05:54
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No

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  # 237067 20-Jul-2009 08:34
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Will it work on 2degrees and if not why not??




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  # 237079 20-Jul-2009 09:24
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old3eyes: Will it work on 2degrees and if not why not??


It will if the handset is not SIM locked

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  # 237152 20-Jul-2009 12:52
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johnr:
old3eyes: Will it work on 2degrees and if not why not??


It will if the handset is not SIM locked


John


Thanx.  Seem to remember seeing an unlock  method somewhere about a year ago..







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  # 245385 11-Aug-2009 22:03
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I unlocked mine and it works fine.

By the way. I in the latest DSE flyer that they have the W531 on prepay for $99. If you want a CDMA / GSM fone for the next few years it's not a bad buy..




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  # 245560 12-Aug-2009 12:47
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No MMS on GSM tho which is a bit of a killer.

Was on sale for $79 for a while too.




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  # 245578 12-Aug-2009 13:24
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richms: No MMS on GSM tho which is a bit of a killer.

Was on sale for $79 for a while too.

No WAP either.
SMS and voice only.







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  # 245857 12-Aug-2009 22:32
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Please don't post unlock codes as they are against the FUGs.

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  # 245908 13-Aug-2009 08:32
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nate: Please don't post unlock codes as they are against the FUGs.


Does it really mater with this fone now as Telecom does not actually support it  and is being fire saled at DSE.  Telecom won't give out a roaming SIM for it or allow you to activate an existing one.  I tried the other week




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